9780205510504

Course for Teaching English Learners, A

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205510504

  • ISBN10:

    0205510507

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

<>TheComplete Teacher of English Learners (CTEL) Handbookensures that both pre- and in-service teachers alike are adequately prepared to work with English language learners. offers in a single volume a wealth of background principles underlying the cultural, linguistic, and sociocultural contexts and foundations of learning and by providing a comprehensive framework that doesnrs"t only focus on reading and writing. This exciting new book offers in a single volume a wealth of background principles underlying the cultural, linguistic, and sociocultural contexts and foundations of learning and by providing a comprehensive framework that doesnrs"t only focus on reading and writing. K-12 teachers with English language learners in their classrooms

Author Biography

Lynne Diaz-Rico is Professor of Education and Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Education, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program at California State University, San Bernardino.

Table of Contents

Preface  
Introduction
Teaching English Learners  
Language Structure and Use  
Ah, Language!  
Language Universals  
All Languages Have Structure  
Language Is Dynamic  
Language Is Complex  
Phonology: The Sound Patterns of Language  
Phonemes  
Stress  
Pitch and Rhythm  
Intonation Patterns  
Teaching Pronunciation  
Morphology: The Words of Language  
Morphemes  
Word-Formation Processes  
Using Morphemes in Teaching  
Syntax: The Sentence Patterns of Language  
Explicit Teaching of Syntax  
Semantics: The Meanings of Language  
Semantic Challenges  
Acquiring Vocabulary  
Academic Vocabulary  
Vocabulary Teaching and Concept Development  
Semantic Shifts  
Language Functions  
Academic Language Functions  
Functions and Classroom Routines  
Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency  
A Curriculum That Promotes Academic Language  
Evaluating Curricula for Academic Language  
Discourse  
Academic Discourse  
Oral Discourse in the Classroom  
Discourse That Affirms Students' Voices  
Pragmatics: The Influence of Context  
Appropriate Language  
Nonverbal Communication  
Evaluating the Pragmatic Features of School Programs  
Dialects and Language Variation  
Dialects and the Education of English Learners  
Common Features That Constitute Dialects  
How Dialects Exhibit Social and Ethnic Differences  
Attitudes toward Dialects  
Dialects and Style   
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