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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ENL 307
Title Foundations of Teaching English as a Second Language
Credits 3.0


This course will introduce students to contemporary theory and approaches in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). It will also prepare students with knowledge and skills to help ELLs at varying stages of proficiency to acquire both English language skills and content. The ways that first and second languages are learned will be explored and students will become familiar with an interactive approach to language pedagogy. Topics include: second language acquisition, linguistic awareness, sheltered English immersion, and contemporary methods and approaches to teaching language. Prerequisite: ENG 102, ENL 102, ENG 102 ESL, ENL 102 ESL, ENG 103, ENL 103, ENG 106H, or ENL 106H.
Three lecture hours per week.