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Course for Teaching English Learners

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ISBN-10: 0205510507

ISBN-13: 9780205510504

Edition: 2008

Authors: Lynne T. Diaz-Rico

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A Course for Teaching English Learnersnbsp;ensures that both pre- and in-service teachers alike are adequately prepared to work with English language learners. offers in a single volume a wealth of background principles underlying the cultural, linguistic, and sociocultural contexts and foundations of learning and by providing a comprehensive framework that doesnrsquo;t only focus on reading and writing.This exciting new book offers in a single volume a wealth of background principles underlying the cultural, linguistic, and sociocultural contexts and foundations of learning and by providing a comprehensive framework that doesnrsquo;t only focus on reading and writing.K-12 teachers with…    
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Book details

List price: $90.20
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/13/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 9.06" wide x 7.48" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Preface &#8195
Introduction
Teaching English Learners &#8195
Language Structure and Use &#8195
Ah, Language! &#8195
Language Universals &#8195
All Languages Have Structure &#8195
Language Is Dynamic &#8195
Language Is Complex &#8195
Phonology: The Sound Patterns of Language &#8195
Phonemes &#8195
Stress &#8195
Pitch and Rhythm &#8195
Intonation Patterns &#8195
Teaching Pronunciation &#8195
Morphology: The Words of Language &#8195
Morphemes &#8195
Word-Formation Processes &#8195
Using Morphemes in Teaching &#8195
Syntax: The Sentence Patterns of Language &#8195
Explicit Teaching of Syntax &#8195
Semantics: The Meanings of Language &#8195
Semantic Challenges &#8195
Acquiring Vocabulary &#8195
Academic Vocabulary &#8195
Vocabulary Teaching and Concept Development &#8195
Semantic Shifts &#8195
Language Functions &#8195
Academic Language Functions &#8195
Functions and Classroom Routines &#8195
Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency &#8195
A Curriculum That Promotes Academic Language &#8195
Evaluating Curricula for Academic Language &#8195
Discourse &#8195
Academic Discourse &#8195
Oral Discourse in the Classroom &#8195
Discourse That Affirms Students' Voices &#8195
Pragmatics: The Influence of Context &#8195
Appropriate Language &#8195
Nonverbal Communication &#8195
Evaluating the Pragmatic Features of School Programs &#8195
Dialects and Language Variation &#8195
Dialects and the Education of English Learners &#8195
Common Features That Constitute Dialects &#8195
How Dialects Exhibit Social and Ethnic Differences &#8195
Attitudes toward Dialects &#8195
Dialects and Style  &nbsp