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Fall 2012
Aug 31, 2015
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ESL 5317 - Literary Skills Development in ESL
The course is meant to examine the psycholinguistic bases of the reading process in ESL. The focus of the course will be on reading as a skill and the role of the teacher of English to speakers of other languages in developing this skill. Special emphasis will be on developing a series of skills like word recognition, analysis of word parts, syllabication, understanding content word meaning, and function word meaning, development of reading habits (both reading for inference and recreational reading) as well as the importance of vocabulary and reading instructions. A variety of texts will be used, which will include: literary extracts, advertisements, cartoons, junk mail, comedy sketches, telephone discourse, and Internet chat.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Educ Ldshp, Counsel&Prof Stdes Department

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