TSLE 7250 Applied Linguistics for the Bilingual/English as a Second Language Teacher
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students receive an overview of the principles of language structure, the processes of first and second acquisition, and the issues involved in assessing language proficiency with special attention paid to the application of linguistic knowledge to the multilingual and multicultural school setting.

TSLE 7260 Cultural Issues for the Bilingual/English as a Second Language Teacher
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students examine the concept of culture and study cultural influences and the uses of culture in the education of children. Special attention is paid to the application of linguistic and cultural knowledge to the multilingual and multicultural school setting.

TSLE 7440 Methods and Materials for the Bilingual/English as a Second Language Teacher
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course familiarizes students with current second language classroom research and with effective methods and materials with an emphasis on adapting these methods and materials to a specific classroom setting.