2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Aug 13, 2020  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 6185 - Fundamentals of Teaching Adults English as a Second Language♦


(3 sem. cr.) This course introduces students to the fundamentals of teaching English as a second language to adult learners. The vocabulary and acronyms relevant to the field are introduced, and the essential theories and concepts of second language acquisition are explored. The diversity of adult learners and their motivations, as well as the variety of formal and informal teaching settings, both in the United States and abroad, are examined. Professionalism and respect for differences in language, culture, and belief systems are emphasized.
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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