Participants learn the foundations of communicative language teaching to non-native speakers in multicultural and homogenous classrooms. Topics include content-based instruction, teaching of the 4 skills, curriculum development, materials adaptation, lesson planning and execution, and assessment. Students gain both a theoretical grounding and hands-on experience with scaffolding content for language learners, and with developing learner strategies. Participants acquire and practice the skills needed to teach English to students of all ages and abilities. Includes a 30-hour supervised field experience.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.