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Course Listings/Descriptions
Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.
TSL-Teaching English as a Second Language

TSL 4080 ESOL Principles and Practices . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Designed to provide students with information and skills concerning the education of students who are ELL (English Language Learners). Addresses the 25 ESOL standards. Focuses on methods of teaching ESOL, curriculum and materials, cross cultural understanding, applied linguistics, and testing and evaluation of ESOL students. Offered concurrently with TSL 5XXX; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

TSL 4081 Empowering Teachers to Teach English to ESOL Students . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: TSL 4080.
This is the second of two courses designed to provide students with information and skills concerning the education of students who have limited English proficiency. The course addresses cross-cultural understanding and methods of teaching English to speakers of other languages. It also focuses on the role of applied linguistics in second language teaching and the role and function of assessment of ESOL students.

TSL 5XXX ESOL Principles and Practices . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Designed to provide students with information and skills concerning the education of students who are ELL (English Language Learners). Addresses the 25 ESOL standards. Focuses on methods of teaching ESOL, curriculum and materials, cross cultural understanding,. applied linguistics, and testing and evaluation of ESOL students. Offered concurrently with TSL 4080; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

TSL 6XXX ESOL Curriculum and Materials Development . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: TSL 5XXX (ESOL Principles and Practices) or TSL 4080.
Covers the study of curriculum and materials development for second language learners. It reviews the educational theories of language acquisition, learning and literacy. It provides class participants with knowledge of the various types of curricula, and the problems and solutions inherent in standardized curricula. Will also introduce ESOL program models currently used in Florida. Students will receive the necessary skills to select and use appropriate ESOL instructional strategies, materials, and classroom use, and to develop their own ESOL instructional units, materials, and technologies.

TSL 6XX1 Applied Linguistics . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: TSL 5XXX (ESOL Principles and Practices) or TSL 4080.
Aims to provide the basic linguistic knowledge of phonetics, semantics, pragmatics, syntax, and grammar needed to teach English to second language learners. Students will study the evolution of language, its forms and stratification, and review the theories of first and second language acquisition. The participants will apply the knowledge gained to do contrastive analysis and will use error analysis on interference problems found with ESOL students. This will take place during a practicum in EFL or ESOL environment.

TSL 6XX2 Testing and Evaluation . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: TSL 5XXX (ESOL Principles and Practices) or TSL 4080.
Provides a general review of the various theories of testing, and knowledge of the nature of testing, its parameters and its pitfalls. Class participants will evaluate language testing instruments, construct and administer testing instruments, and study how test scores are used in educational settings. The use of authentic assessment for ESOL students will also be a focus.