Catalog 2008 – 09

English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL 4303:

Student Teaching in an English as a Second Language Classroom
Cr. 3. Prerequisite: Admission by application to the Director of Field Experiences.
English as a second language teaching experience in a public or laboratory school, guided by a cooperating teacher and directed by a university supervisor. (Formerly C&I 4303)

ESL 4310:

Teaching Diverse Populations
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Examination of divergent communities and education through cultural categories. (Formerly C&I 4310)

ESL 4311:

Language and Reading
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Analysis of the relationship between language and reading. Analysis of oral and written cueing systems and study of first and second language acquisition. Cross-listed with LNG 4310.

ESL 4320:

Teaching English as a Second Language
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Study of methods and materials in teaching students of limited English speaking ability. Instruction and practice in designing strategies and using appropriate materials derived from assessment of specific linguistic competencies. (Formerly C&I 4320)

University Of Houston-Victoria
3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 570-4848, Toll Free in Texas (877) 970-4848

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