English as a Second Language (ESL)

Courses

ESL 510   SURVEY OF EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS   3 Units

In Survey of Educational Linguistics, students will examine certain core areas of linguistics (phonology, morphology and syntax), with special attention to language acquisition. Course assignments will relate to the teaching of linguistically diverse communities. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 310, CIGENRL 510, ESL 310, ESL 510
PREREQ: ENGLISH 101 AND ENGLISH 102 OR CONSENT OF THE INSTRUCTOR

ESL 520   SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION   3 Units

In the Spoken Language & Discourse Analysis, students will develop working knowledge of contemporary issues in the teaching of oral communication (speaking and listening skills) to learners of ESL. Linguistic principles studied are also pertinent for those teaching foreign languages. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 320, CIGENRL 520, ESL 320, ESL 520
PREREQ: CIGENRL 510/ ESL 510

ESL 550   INTRODUCTION TO ESL AND BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL EDUCATION   3 Units

History, philosophy and rationale for bilingual/bicultural education. A study of different models of bilingual education programs as well as different types of bilinguals. Cultural, socioeconomic and psychological factors influencing learning in the bilingual child. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 350, CIGENRL 550, ESL 350, ESL 550

ESL 603   ESL METHODS AND CURRICULUM   3 Units

ESL Methods and Curriculum will provide students with the background to develop curricula and to design materials that integrate content and language learning using a learner-centered approach.
PREREQ: CIGENRL 550: INTRODUCTION TO ESL AND BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL EDUCATION OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 603

ESL 655   TEACHING CONTENT IN THE BILINGUAL CLASSROOM   3 Units

This course is an examination of various techniques and materials being used to teach content area subject matter in ESL/bilingual education programs. Other topics of discussion include language assessment and adaptation of materials to the learner's language proficiency and cultural experience. The course is taught in English, but discussion will take place in other languages so that students have the opportunity to expand and improve their command of the language used as a medium of instruction.
PREREQ: CIGENRL 603/ESL 603
CROSS-LISTED: ESL 455 AND CIGENRL 655

ESL 693   APPLIED STUDY IN ESL   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Applied Study in English as a Second Language

ESL 696   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

ESL 798   INDIVIDUAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.