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Course SummaryLet us help you prepare to take the ILTS English as a New Language exam with our engaging test prep chapter. All the topics you'll find on the test are presented here in our professionally designed and mobile-friendly video and text lessons and multiple-choice quizzes.
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About This Course
Our informative study guide course is intended to help you get ready to take the ILTS English as a New Language test. In part, the course focuses on linguistics, student assessment, instructional strategies and communication tips as they pertain to teaching ELL. You can work at your own pace as you study these self-paced lessons and move forward when you are ready. At the end of each lesson, you'll find a multiple-choice quiz that makes a great way to test your understanding before exam day. Upon completion of this chapter, you should be familiar with the following topics:
- Language acquisition and linguistics for second language learners
- Learning styles, development and theory
- ELL learning and teaching theories
- Creating and developing inclusive learning environments
- How to teach students who have diverse needs
- Learning standards for the state of Illinois
- ELL curriculum development and instructional strategies
- The engagement and motivation of students, plus classroom and group management
- Communication techniques in the classroom
- Teaching ELL using technology
- The different types of ELL student assessments
- How ELL student assessments are analyzed and interpreted
- The role of ELL teachers as advocates for students
- Community building and school collaboration for ELL teachers
- Reflective practice and professional development
About the Exam
The ILTS English as a New Language exam is computer-administered test required for teacher licensure in the state of Illinois. This test consists of 125 multiple-choice questions given in a time frame of three hours and 45 minutes. These questions are designed to test a candidate's knowledge of and expected ability to work successfully in the field of education. A score of 240 is required to pass the ILTS English as a New Language exam.
ILTS English as a New Language Exam Preparation & Registration
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When you're ready to take the ILTS English as a New Language exam, you must register and pay all applicable fees. Once you have registered, you'll be able to schedule your test and select your testing location. Candidates are encouraged to arrive at the testing center 15 minutes before their schedule test taking time and dress comfortably in layers and soft-soled shoes. Test-takers must also show proof of identify with a government-issued photo ID.
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