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2021-2022 Catalog 
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BAST 371 - Advanced Language and Literacy

5 credits

Admission to the BAST program.

The focus of this course is to understand the structure of language, language acquisition, and language learning and how it informs and facilitates research-based instructional practices. The course will examine language acquisition theories while focusing on language acquisition as it applies to both native and non-native English learners. This course will include opportunities to reflect on practicum observation.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of concepts, theories, and research from applied linguistics, second language acquisition, and literacy development
  • Explain how students’ first language proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing transfers to and supports English language acquisition
  • Demonstrate knowledge and pedagogical applications of linguistic aspects of the English language including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and discourse within and across contexts
  • Explain interrelationships and features of social, school/instructional, and academic discourses and pedagogical implications
  • Explain the interrelationships between the language domains and language modalities in ELP standards
  • Know, understand, and apply Washington State’s approved English Language Proficiency Standards

BAST degree course.

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