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GACE ESOL: Practice & Study Guide

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 125
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    What Is Language?
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    What Is Language?

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If you're planning on taking the GACE ESOL exam, use this comprehensive test prep course to prepare quickly and efficiently. Inside, you'll find engaging lessons and self-assessments that cover all of the language and instructional topics that you'll be tested on.
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16 Chapters in GACE ESOL: Practice & Study Guide

16 chapters in GACE ESOL: Practice & Study Guide

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Ch 1. Elements of Linguistics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[383809].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What Is Language? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[46].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[46].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Phonology: Definition, Rules & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7185].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7185].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - International Phonetic Alphabet: Sounds & Symbols Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[188757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[188757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Morphology in Linguistics? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196391].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196391].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Syntax in Writing: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4862].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4862].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is Semantics? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is a Lexicon? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[170419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[170419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Pragmatics? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35751].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35751].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Understanding Sociolinguistics: Social and Linguistic Variation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26171].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26171].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Role of Discourse in Language Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84989].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84989].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Social & Academic Language Acquisition: Differences & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373481].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373481].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Sociolinguistic Concepts & Second Language Acquisition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61857].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61857].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(2, 16)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - The Role of Native Language in Second Language Acquisition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57500].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57500].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Factors Affecting Second Language Acquisition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373483].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373483].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Personal & Social Factors in Second Language Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61853].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61853].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Process of Learning a Second Language Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Strategies that Support Second Language Acquisition & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Literacy Theories: Types & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78272].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78272].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Overview of Literacy Development Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373493].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373493].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(3, 16)}}
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Lesson 1 - Constructivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21172].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21172].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Behaviorism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21171].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21171].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Multilingualism: Definition & Role in Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373485].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373485].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Models of Bilingual Education Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162511].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162511].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - SIOP Model: Definition, Components & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182209].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182209].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - ESL Pull-Out Model: Definition & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277517].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277517].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - ESL Push-In Programs: Definition & Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - ESL Co-Teaching Models
Lesson 9 - Teaching ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277513].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277513].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Differentiated Instruction for ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154343].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154343].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(4, 16)}}
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Lesson 1 - Culture: Definition & Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3466].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3466].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Acculturation vs. Assimilation: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69028].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69028].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Cultural Transmission: Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19378].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19378].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Biculturalism & Its Relationship to English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383821].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383821].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Sociocultural Influences on ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[218895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[218895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Sociocultural Variables that Affect Second Language Acquisition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373501].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373501].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Effects of Cross-Cultural Differences in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21185].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21185].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Culturally-Responsive Classroom Management Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Communicating with ELL Parents: Outreach & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277507].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277507].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(8, 16)}}
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Lesson 1 - ESL Curriculum Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31638].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31638].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Adapt Lessons for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243887].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243887].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Adapting Materials for English Language Learners
Lesson 4 - Student-Centered Learning in ELL Classrooms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373513].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373513].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Comprehensible Input for ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182203].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182203].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Comprehensible Output for ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Research-Based Best Practices for Promoting ELL Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373517].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373517].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(9, 16)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Strategies for Teaching ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Cooperative Learning Strategies with ESL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[218893].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[218893].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - ELL Interventions, Strategies & Best Practices Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154337].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154337].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Helping ESL Students Set Goals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[233934].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[233934].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Strategies for Teaching Gifted ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277511].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277511].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Instructional Strategies for ELL Students with Special Education Needs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[291153].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[291153].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Strategies for Teaching ELL Students with Interrupted Formal Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373523].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373523].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Identifying & Teaching ELL Students with Learning Disabilities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277509].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277509].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243885].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243885].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Technology for ESL Students in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Using Visual Aids with ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243893].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243893].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Using Graphic Organizers to Teach ESL Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(14, 16)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Content-Based Instruction: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84982].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84982].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Making Academic Language Accessible to ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31690].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31690].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Teaching Math to ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Adaptations & Modifications for ELL Students in Math Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277473].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277473].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Strategies for Teaching ELL Science Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Modifications for ELL Students in Social Studies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243909].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243909].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(15, 16)}}
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Lesson 1 - Formative Assessments for ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[258815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[258815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Informal Assessments for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Performance-Based Assessments for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243899].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243899].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Alternative Assessments for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243897].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243897].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Preparing English Language Learners for Standardized Testing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243907].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243907].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Testing Accommodations for ESL Students
Lesson 7 - Assessment Issues with English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243903].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243903].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Speaking & Listening Assessments for ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - ESL Reading Assessment Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Assessing ELL Writing Skills in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - ESL Content Assessment Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373565].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373565].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Sharing Assessment Data with Students & Stakeholders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138320].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138320].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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