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A Course for Teaching English Learners, 3rd edition

  • Lynne T. Diaz-Rico


Principles and classroom techniques for teaching English language learners
A Course for Teaching English Learners combines the fundamental principles of education with practical English language education techniques to help both pre- and in-service educators reach English language students in impactful ways. The text provides background in cultural, linguistic, and sociocultural context, building a comprehensive framework for effective English language education. Uniquely, the text outlines both psychological and sociocultural contexts at play at all school levels, including second-language acquisition hurdles and strategies for teaching content subjects. The 3rd Edition has been updated with a wealth of new and revised content, including new information on evolving certification requirements, modern demographic data, technology-enhanced language learning, translanguaging, and more.

Table of contents

1. English Learners and Their Teachers
2. Language Structure and Use
3. First- and Second-Language Development Related to Academic Achievement
4. Programs for English Learners
5. English-Language Literacy Development, Lesson Planning, and Specially Designed Content Instruction in English
6. English-Language Oracy Development
7. English-Language Literacy Development
8. Assessment of English Learners
9. Culture and Cultural Diversity and Their Relationship to Academic Achievement
10. Culturally Inclusive Instruction

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Published by Pearson (March 22nd 2019) - Copyright © 2020