Course

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.

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Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
08-24-2019 to 09-07-2019 1.5 CLASSROOM $300

Claudio A Sanchez

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Sat, 08-24-2019 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 09-07-2019 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA

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