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Fall 2012
Oct 10, 2015
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ESL 5311 - Language and Culture in ESL
The course examines issues of language and culture relevant to teachers of ESL. Universal aspects of language such as communicative meaning and intentions/uses of communication are discussed, as well as similarities and differences in world languages. Consideration is given to the interconnectedness of language and culture, the function of language in daily life, its implications for bilingual students as well as how cultural heritage and identity play into second language skills development. Some attention is also given to legal, historical, and cultural issues as they relate to ESL.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Educ Ldshp, Counsel&Prof Stdes Department

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