Language and Language Development
EDUC X 426.1
This course fulfills the English Language Learner requirement for the Preliminary Credential when taken with X 426.3. Please obtain the approval of your credential program advisor before enrolling.
What you can learn.
- Presents a research-based conceptual understanding of language systems, structures, forms, functions, and variations of both aural and written language forms
- Learn how to apply language functions and variations, discourse, and pragmatics directly to assessment and instruction of English learners
- Understand the specific linguistic and socio-linguistic challenges of English learners
- Gain materials and methods for understanding and analyzing socio-cultural and political factors that affect second-language development