TALĀ 308. Language Development for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Children. 3 Credit Hours.

Course provides an introduction to theories of linguistics as well as first and second language acquisition. Readings and lectures serve to highlight the development of language and language challenges faced by students for whom Standard English is a second language and/or a second dialect. Theories of linguistics are used to identify, explain and assess literacy challenges. Field experience required. This course counts as one of two required stand-alone ESOL courses.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.