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The English Language and the English Language Learner
Ever wonder how the English language developed? This micro-course examines the early roots of modern-day English and the social, political, geographical, cultural, and religious influences.
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About The Event
This micro-course examines the early roots to modern-day English and the social, political, geographical, and cultural influences. This course also delves into practical application of creating integrated lessons for linguistically-diverse students.
Upon successful completion, educators will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the influences that have impacted the evolution of English language, spelling, and pronunciation.
- Differentiate among the various periods of English, including Old, Middle, and Modern English.
- Determine how the English language can be unifying and divisive from a cultural and societal standpoint.
- Explain instructional strategies that incorporate cultural and linguistic sensitivity for students acquiring Modern English.
- Education professionals new to the field of education who want to learn instructional strategies for linguistically-diverse students
- Veteran education professionals who want to engage linguistically-diverse 3-12 grade students
- Education professionals who want to earn continuing professional education.
- Education professionals who have limited time to go to face-to-face classes.
- Former education professionals who want to recertify teaching credentials.
Required Course Texts:
- Byson, B. (2015). Made in america: An informal history of the English language in the united states. New York, NY: HarperCollins. ISBN-10: 0380713810
- Mugglestone, L. (2008). The oxford history of english. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN-10: 0199544395
- Kwok, J. (2011). Girl in translation. New York, NY: Riverhead Books. ISBN-10: 1594485151
⏳8 week access
Upon registration, you will receive log-in credentials to access this course with the email you provide at the time of registration.399,00 US$
ELELL: 312-OL-4.4 + Text + S/H
Upon registration, you will receive log-in credentials to access this course with the email you provide at the time of registration. The course text will be mailed to the address provided at the time of registration.515,00 US$