NYU Steinhardt

Teaching Second Languages: Theory and Practice

  • Course Number: TESOL-GE 2002
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Foundation method course for students who are learning to teach English as Second/Foreign Language. Course contents include: guiding principles & methodology in a variety of approaches to the teaching of second languages, specifically in developing auditory comprehension & oral production, teaching reading & writing; impact of culture, heritage, socioeconomic level & educational background on language & literacy development as well as human development processes & variations. Also included are skills in motivation, communication, & classroom management.
  • Old Course Number: E29.2002