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Course SummaryLicensed educators in the state of Minnesota who wish to obtain English as a Second Language certification must take and pass the appropriate Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examinations (MTLE) exam. This study guide covers all of the topics you need to know for the MTLE English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) exam. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
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What are the components of language? How is ESL curriculum developed? Which reading instruction strategies are most effective for ESL students? These are among the questions you can expect to explore when you access this extensive study guide, which aligns with all of the material you need to know for the MTLE English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) exam. Each lesson is taught by an experienced instructor who guides you through term definitions, best practices and examples so you develop a full understanding of each topic. Print lesson transcripts for handy reference purposes, and reach out to experts with any lesson-specific questions using a brief online contact form. You can quickly measure what you've learned by assessing your performance on self-assessment quizzes and chapter exams.
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Access these lessons to gain a deeper understanding of what you need to know for the MTLE English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) exam. You can review language development and acquisition, culture and ESL, instructional strategies for ESL teachers, assessment practices and ESL legislation. After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify components of language
- Discuss literacy and language development
- List factors impacting second language development
- Describe ESL program models
- Use ESL planning, instructional and curriculum development strategies
- Apply methods for teaching writing, speaking and content area material to ESL students
- Conduct and interpret ELL assessments
- Describe collaborative and advocacy practices in English language learning
- Discuss the history of ESL education and the laws affecting it
- Detail culturally inclusive learning environments
- Explain ELL reading instruction strategies
- Outline ELL instructional methods for writing
- Talk about the role of family and community in culturally inclusive education
This course is made up of 15 individual chapters broken down into 98 video and text lessons. Study wherever and whenever it's best for you with 24/7 lesson accessibility from any device.
MTLE English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) Exam Information
The MTLE English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) exam is a content-area exam administered to licensed Minnesota educators seeking certification in this area. The exam consists of two subtests; one or both subtests can be taken in one session.
- Number of Questions: 100 (50 per subtest)
- Question Type: Multiple-choice
- Time Limit: 2 hours (1 hour per subtest)
- Exam Cost: $95 ($47.50 per subtest)
MTLE English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) Exam Breakdown
Note that the information provided below reflects a combination of both subtests of this exam.
|MTLE English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) Concept||Percent of MTLE English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Foundations of ESL Instruction, Communication and Assessment||25%||25 questions||41|
|Content and Communication Instruction and Assessment for English Language Learners||25%||25 questions||42|
|Linguistics, Language Acquisition and Cultural Pluralism||25%||25 questions||6|
|Principles of Second-Language Teaching||25%||25 questions||9|
MTLE English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) Exam Preparation & Registration
You can study teaching, assessment, language development, and ESL curriculum development concepts when you access this extensive study guide. You'll look at literacy and language acquisition theories; ESL education program models; and best practices for curriculum development, instruction and assessment in ESL environments. Lessons also focus on how to teach ESL students specific skills, such as writing, speaking and reading.
You can complete your registration and payment of exam fees for the MTLE English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) exam online by creating an account on the MTLE program website. After completing your registration, you can then click on 'Schedule' on the site to set your test time, date and location. A confirmation email is sent to you with details about your test site and date. Tests are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.
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