TSL 463 - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Methods
This course increases students' understanding of techniques and methods to teach English to speakers of other languages (ESOL). Students identify the historical development of approaches and methodologies for teaching ESOL, understand foundational principles of teaching ESOL, and explore individual English language learner (ELL) differences and how to account for these in instruction. Students also further develop the skills to plan instruction, including lesson and unit plans, and master teaching techniques for each of the four skills and grammar. Additionally, students explore materials and technology available for teaching ESOL. This course is taught largely at an undergraduate level. Graduate students will have additional course requirements/expectations. Class Notes: The class meets online on Mondays and in person Wednesdays from 3:55-5:20 pm. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: TSL 345 or ENG 331; junior standing.