Jan 28, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
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CUAI 5602 - ESL Literacy Development and Methods of Instruction

(3 credits)
Prerequisites: CUAI 5601  

This course explores methods of language instruction which prepare the student to function in a variety of English speaking venues with an emphasis on academic language development. Candidates are introduced to the specific issues involved in learning to read and write in a second language. This course also explores challenges of the English writing system; the relationship between reading, writing and speaking; contrastive grammar and the contrast between basic and academic language proficiency and academic language; bi-literacy and the special needs of students who are not yet proficient readers in their native language.

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