25% off all 2020 Summer Courses
Discount applies to courses starting before September 1. Not applicable toward Legal or Paralegal Studies courses.
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Teaching Beginning ESL Students: Principles and Practices
How do you begin to teach English to a student who is starting from square one? How can students grasp fundamentals without the benefit of translation? Participants in this course learn the basic principles and central guiding hypotheses of the Natural Approach to second-language acquisition. The course focuses on beginning language learners and highlights strategies for creating comprehensible, multimodal language lessons; modifying speech; fostering a low-stress environment; and giving timely feedback.
After reviewing basic exemplary instructional factors, most of the course time will be spent on demonstrations of and participation in practical classroom strategies.
This course is appropriate for teachers in grades K--12, as well as adult education programs.
Sections Open for Enrollment:
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|Sat, 07-18-2020||9:00 a.m.||4:00 p.m.||Live-Online||ONLINE|
|Sat, 08-01-2020||9:00 a.m.||4:00 p.m.||Live-Online||ONLINE|
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