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EN 235 - TESOL Second Language Acquisition and Cross-cultural Perspectives

2.00 credits.
This course explores the basic foundations of second language acquisition in children and adolescents. Students will explore best practices in developing optimal settings for English foreign language or second language instruction and the complexity of the notion of “culture” as it corresponds with language. Students will practice applying intercultural communication principles to communicate with English language learners and their communities. Enrolled students will also work collaboratively to design classroom activities that aid in the development of a safe, friendly, and positive learning environment for all learners.