Reading and writing skills are essential for language learners to develop and use in English language contexts, from daily activities to academic pursuits to workplace communications. In this course, students learn foundational theories of second language writing and reading skill development in addition to methods to effectively teach these skills across language levels. Students explore a variety of strategies, resources, and tools to use in EAL reading and writing classes, including the selection of appropriate texts and tasks. Students explore basics of reading and writing assessment, including feedback. They develop lesson plans to develop reading and writing skills.
Course code: TESO 1248
Length: 20.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.