9780134878249

A Course for Teaching English Learners

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    9780134878249

  • ISBN10:

    0134878248

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-03-22
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Principles and classroom techniques for teaching English language learners
A Course for Teaching English Learners combines the fundamental principles of education with practical English language education techniques to help both pre- and in-service educators reach English language students in impactful ways. The text provides background in cultural, linguistic, and sociocultural context, building a comprehensive framework for effective English language education. Uniquely, the text outlines both psychological and sociocultural contexts at play at all school levels, including second-language acquisition hurdles and strategies for teaching content subjects. The 3rd Edition has been updated with a wealth of new and revised content, including new information on evolving certification requirements, modern demographic data, technology-enhanced language learning, translanguaging, and more.

Author Biography

Lynne T. Díaz-Rico is professor of education at California State University, San Bernardino. She has worked with public and private teacher education institutions and agencies around the world to prepare teachers for classrooms with diverse students and English-language pedagogy. Her books Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook and Strategies for Teaching English Learners are widely used to educate English-language development teachers. Her research interests are in pedagogies for multilingual classrooms; creative, innovative English teaching strategies; critical discourse analysis; and visual literacy.

Table of Contents

PART I: TEACHING ENGLISH TO ENGLISH LEARNERS
Introduction
1. Language Structure and Use
2. First- and Second-Language Development and Their Relationship to Academic Achievement
PART II: ASSESSMENT AND INSTRUCTION
3. Assessment of English Learners
4. Programs for English Learners
5. English-Language Literacy Development, Lesson Planning, and Specially Designed Content Instruction in English
6. English-Language Oracy Development
7. English-Language Literacy Development
PART III: CULTURE AND INCLUSION
8. Culture and Cultural Diversity and Their Relationship to Academic Achievement
9. Culturally Inclusive Instruction

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