Ch 11: ESOL Instructional Approaches

About This Chapter

Review instructional approaches for ESOL at your own pace when you study this engaging chapter. Whether you're trying to catch up in class or preparing for an upcoming exam, these professionally-designed lessons and self-assessment quizzes can help.

ESOL Instructional Approaches - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you can view short lessons on various ESOL instructional approaches. Communicative language teaching, the total physical response method and the SIOP model are just a few of the approaches covered. This chapter is designed to help you do the following:

  • Use teaching techniques for language learning
  • Define communicative language teaching and provide examples
  • Outline the natural learning approach to second-language acquisition
  • Discuss the total physical response method
  • Identify the cognitive academic language learning approach
  • Detail the components and process of the SIOP model

When you study using this chapter, you'll have access to informative and easy-to-follow lessons and quizzes to help you navigate these topics. Our instructors can answer questions you submit through the Dashboard if you find you need help. Each lesson is accompanied by a short quiz to assess your knowledge, and the comprehensive test at the end of the chapter makes a helpful test prep tool.

6 Lessons in Chapter 11: ESOL Instructional Approaches
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Teaching Techniques for Language Learning

1. Teaching Techniques for Language Learning

In this lesson we discuss several popular and effective methods, approaches, and teaching techniques that can help your students learn a new language.

Communicative Language Teaching: Definition, Overview & Example

2. Communicative Language Teaching: Definition, Overview & Example

The purpose of language is communication. But how can educators teach good communication to English language learners? In this lesson, we'll examine one method, communicative language teaching, and its strengths and challenges.

The Natural Learning Approach to Second-Language Acquisition

3. The Natural Learning Approach to Second-Language Acquisition

The natural approach to second language acquisition is a theory of language learning and teaching that says learning a second language should be similar to learning one's first language.

Total Physical Response: Method & Examples

4. Total Physical Response: Method & Examples

Movement can be an incredibly powerful method for second language acquisition. In this lesson, you'll learn about Total Physical Response (TPR), a strategy for teaching beginner second language learners.

Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach

5. Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach

In this lesson, you'll learn about the cognitive academic language learning approach, a method used to help English language learners gain academic fluency in English. Terms are defined, an example is provided, and a short quiz follows.

SIOP Model: Definition, Components & Process

6. SIOP Model: Definition, Components & Process

If you are getting into teaching according to the SIOP model, this lesson will be very useful. We will go over the basis of the model, the various components, as well as the process of employing those components in the classroom. Read on to learn more.

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