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English Language Development Approaches & Methods - Chapter Summary
Methods and approaches to English language development are outlined by our expert instructors in this interesting chapter. As you work through these lessons, you'll review meaningful interactions, types of error corrections in language instruction and content-based ELD implementation. After reviewing these topics, and more, you should be prepared to:
- Outline the goals and features of research-based ELD approaches
- Detail the theory of meaningful interaction and its role in language acquisition
- Describe some of the social learning strategies used in second language acquisition
- Differentiate between implicit and explicit error correction in language instruction
- Compare explicit and implicit instruction used for second-language grammar
- Understand how content-based ELD is implemented in classrooms
- Explain how the needs of different ELL student typologies can be met in ELD programs
We've designed this chapter as a comprehensive study resource covering these topics in a thorough and user-friendly way. You have access to these materials 24 hours a day on your mobile device or computer, giving you complete freedom to study at any time that works well for you. Short lesson quizzes and a chapter test are provided as self-assessment tools to help keep you on track.
1. Research-Based ELD Approaches: Goals, Features & Effectiveness
As a teacher of English Language Development (ELD), you want to be effective so your students can succeed. This lesson gives an overview of some research-based teaching approaches you can apply in the classroom.
2. Meaningful Interaction: Theory & Language Acquisition
Would you like to give your English learners the opportunity to practice the language in a spontaneous way? This lesson explores the theory of meaningful interaction so you can apply it in your classroom.
3. Social Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition
You want to be able to teach a second language to your students in a way that elicits active participation. This lesson describes some strategies you can apply so your students develop language skills through social learning.
4. Implicit vs. Explicit Error Correction in Language Instruction
In this lesson, we will discuss the correction of errors in language instruction. Correcting these errors can be explicit or implicit. We will explore what that means and how to use both methods effectively to improve language learning.
5. Explicit vs. Implicit Instruction for Second-Language Grammar
There are a number of strategies for second-language instruction. Two overarching methods include explicit and implicit instruction, each of which carry different pros and cons.
6. Implementing Content-Based ELD in Classrooms
Teachers who teach content-based English Language Development (ELD) apply specific strategies to succeed in their planning. This lesson focuses on how to implement content-based ELD in classrooms.
7. Meeting Needs of Different English Learner Typologies in ELD Programs
As a teacher of English learners, you know that not all your students are the same. Some have more advantages than others due to several factors. In this lesson, we discuss some approaches that are considered to be helpful for different types of students.
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- Components of Effective Instructional Delivery in ELD & SDAIE
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