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- Available Lessons: 147
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryThis study guide course is designed to quickly and effectively strengthen your knowledge of the subjects you'll find on the NYSTCE ESOL exam. Use our fun lessons and short quizzes to boost your confidence as you aim to earn a passing score on exam day. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
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Explore the engaging lessons found in this study guide course to enjoy a comprehensive overview of NYSTCE ESOL exam topics. Developed by expert instructors, the lessons ensure you have a quality understanding of language development and acquisition in children, cross-cultural differences in teaching English language learners, ESOL assessments used in education and more. Accompanying the lessons are short quizzes you can take at your convenience to check your comprehension of key concepts. If you develop questions about specific lesson topics during your studies, don't hesitate to submit them to our subject-matter experts via the Dashboard.
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Syllabus & Course Information
Work through the course to get reacquainted with the concepts you could see on the NYSTCE ESOL exam. Ensure you have a quality understanding of ELL instruction and language learning as well as the process of language development. Also, the course can help you feel confident in your ability to do the following:
- Define language development and acquisition in children
- Explain the process of language development
- Identify the cross-cultural differences that exist in teaching ELL students
- Outline instructional practices and planning for ESOL teachers in New York
- Discuss services and interventions for ESOL students in New York
- Share how to communicate and analyze the results of assessments
- Describe the basics of speaking, listening, reading and writing instruction for ELL students
- Detail how to teach English language learners across multiple content areas
- List and discuss research and historical foundations associated with ESOL education
- Provide a description of professional development for ESOL educators
This course consists of 15 chapters and 142 entertaining video and text lessons. Self-assessment options like multiple-choice quizzes, chapter exams and a final course exam give you the opportunity to test your knowledge of the lessons and determine your readiness to pass the exam.
NYSTCE ESOL Exam Information
The NYSTCE ESOL exam is given to instructors in New York State to ensure they possess the knowledge and skills necessary to teach English language learners with proficiency.
- Number of Questions: 91 questions
- Question Type: Selected response and constructed response
- Time Limit: 3 hours and 15 minutes
- Exam Cost: $134
NYSTCE ESOL Exam Breakdown
In addition to the subareas listed below, the final 20% of the exam will feature one constructed-response question that tests your ability to analyze some of the topics found throughout the test.
|NYSTCE Exam Concept||Percent of the NYSTCE Exam Score||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Language and language learning||13%||15 questions||25 lessons|
|Knowledge of English language learners||13%||15 questions||14 lessons|
|ESOL instructional planning, practices, and assessment||13%||15 questions||52 lessons|
|Instructing English language learners in English language arts||14%||15 questions||25 lessons|
|Instructing English language learners in the content areas||14%||15 questions||10 lessons|
|ESOL professional environments||13%||15 questions||16 lessons|
NYSTCE ESOL Exam Preparation & Registration
All of the subjects you'd expect to find on the NYSTCE ESOL exam are covered here in an easy-to-follow and user-friendly format. When you study our video and text lessons, you'll review information such as the assessments used in ESOL education, the process of language development and ELL instructional practices for teachers. If any of these topics prove too challenging, enlist the help of one of our instructors by submitting any questions you have through the Dashboard.
The NYSTCE ESOL exam is offered in testing centers in New York state and nationwide by appointment throughout the year. In order to take the exam, candidates must register online and pay all associated fees. Test-takers are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled exam time in comfortable, layered clothing and soft-soled shoes. You must bring a current, government-issued form of photo identification with you to the testing center.
NYSTCE ESOL exam is a registered trademark of New York State Education Department, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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