Apr 13, 2021  
2020-2021 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog

ALS 3300 - Cultural Aspects of Teaching and Learning ESL

Credits: 3 hrs
This course will examine major issues of language and culture relevant to elementary school teachers who might be faced with ESL students in their classes. Candidates will be introduced to universal aspects of language such as communicative meaning and intentions/uses of communication. Relevant similarities and differences in world languages will be examined with respect to the interconnectedness of language and culture. Candidates will study the function of language in daily life, its effect on bilingual students, and the influence of cultural heritage and identity on second language skills development.
Pre-requisite(s): ENG 1301 and ENG 1302