Course Description for Teaching Linguistically Diverse Students
Teaching Linguistically Diverse Students
A study of the theories, practices, and methods of constructively using the school students' first language as the basis for mastering standard English. Emphasis is placed upon Black English as a sociolinguistic system, principles of teaching English as a second language to non-native speakers of English, and verbal and nonverbal communication as sources of cultural conflict in the classroom. African American, Hispanic American, Asian America, and other linguistic heritages are included.