Course Description

This course addresses the issues involved in teaching English to children ages 5-11 in both the U.S. and overseas settings. Child development and language acquisition will be examined in the context of the elementary-aged child. Participants will practice using music/song, storytelling, movement, and drama for language development.

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Section Title
Young Learners and English Language Teaching
Sep 30, 2019 to Dec 06, 2019
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (3 units) $650.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook

Brinton, D. M., & Celce-Murcia, M., & Snow, M. A. (Ed.). (2012). Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Heinle Cengage Learning.

Pinter, A., (2006). Teaching English to Young Language Learners, Oxford:  Oxford University Press. 

Section Notes

Please Note: This course requires 2 hours of weekly contact hours in an elementary classroom. 

The registration deadline is October 7, 2019 by the end of the day.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU prior to the first class session will receive a 100% refund. Withdrawals submitted online within 7 days of the first class session will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the last class session. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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