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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Designing Effective Language Practice Activities
Name
SEF-3001ET2
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
197767 Beltline Education Center 11/03/2018 11/17/2018 J. Davis $77.00 14/18
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This course is required for those students who are pursuing the ESL Teaching Certificate at Wake Tech. It will also benefit those who are engaged in tutoring ESL/EFL.
Description
Experienced instructors know that the best lessons still need a little something extra! This course will give you tools for creating quick warm-ups, vocabulary reviews, and transitional activities. You’ll learn how to create a communicative language practice activity (from scratch), evaluate ready-made activities, use technology in language teaching and learning, and incorporate activities into a language acquisition lesson plan.
Course Objectives
  1. be able to identify and describe the components of an effective language practice activity.
  2. be able to explain the percentage of time that should be spent on various types of instruction in a language acquisition classroom.
  3. construct an activity for language practice that is communicative and collaborative in nature.
  4. be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of how technology can assist with language teaching and learning.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Assessing ready-made activities for any ESL/EFL class
  2. Computer/Technology assisted language learning
  3. Designing effective language practice activities
Contact Hours
9
CEU's
0.9
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
none
Text and Supplies Needed
Textbook is subject to change. Please check in the DETAILS section above to determine the most current requirement for the textbook.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
none
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. This is a pass/fail course. Students cannot miss more than 30 minutes of class. Partial attendance will not be accepted. A grade of 80% or higher on the class assignment is required in order to pass the course. Late assignments are not accepted.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
none
Intended Audience
This course is required for those students who are pursuing the ESL Teaching Certificate at Wake Tech. It will also benefit those who are engaged in tutoring ESL/EFL.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
ESL/EFL Instructor
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Wake Tech Community College, Raleigh Parks and Recreation, Morrisville Parks and Recreation, Apex Parks and Recreation, Literacy Council of Wake County
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • ESL/EFL Instructor
Related Courses
  • Methods and Materials for Teaching English As A Second Language - EDU-3002F3
  • Lesson Planning for the ESL Classroom - EDU-3002Z3
  • Nuts and Bolts of Teaching Grammar - EDU-3002M3
  • Pronunciation - EDU-3002E3
  • Culture - EDU-3002J3
  • Language Acquisition and Adult Learners - EDU-3002C2
  • Beginning Literacy for the ESL Classroom - SEF-3001BN2
Course Contact Information
Susan Ballard
919-334-1536