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ENGL 205 - Supporting Second Language Learners

(1 credit)
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 and consent of the director of Second Language Services
This one-credit course teaches students how to effectively support second language learners in one-on-one sessions and in small groups, with the emphasis on collaborative learning techniques, language learning as a process and contrastive rhetoric. Students will explore major theoretical approaches to second language acquisition, discuss the role of cross-cultural differences in second language discourse, and develop effective language support strategies to use in one-on-one and/or small group setting. The course may be repeated for a maximum of three credits.