This course is designed to prepare teacher candidates in understanding and knowledge of language and culture that are relevant for English Language Learners (ELLs). This course will focus on the theories related to culture in language and theories on second language acquisition for ELLs from diverse backgrounds. Teacher candidates will gain an understanding of language as a system to support ELLs’ acquisition of English and the role culture plays in language acquisition. Teacher candidates will also identify different variables and factors that affect second language acquisition and literacy development for ELLs. Course objectives and assignments are designed to prepare students for the Florida ESOL Endorsement (Domains 1 & 2).
Corequisite: EDG 3622.
Terms Typically Offered: Fall
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
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institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.