Course: LING 520. Issues in ESL Reading and Writing (3)
Preparatory or Recommended Corequisite: LING 502. Provides students with a foundation for understanding the processes of reading and writing–as well as the relationships between them–as they are experienced by adult second-language learners. Topics in the area of reading include skills and strategies that contribute to the second language learner’s ability to read and to comprehend a variety of texts, and curricular design. Topics in writing include aspects of the composing process specific to second language students, the design of curriculum and assignments, and the effects of various types of responses to student writing.