The underlying principles of English language teaching and learning are grounded in current and historical theories and research. Teachers of ELLs are expected to apply theories and research on language acquisition/learning to the classroom, possess a proficient knowledge of linguistic concepts and the English language, and employ effective methods and strategies to support the language and academic learning of ELLs.
In 1,000-1,250 words, write an essay explaining theories, linguistic concepts, and research-based teaching practices for supporting ELL learning. Include the following in your essay:
· Explain how to apply current and historical theories and research in second language acquisition and developmental processes of language to construct a learning environment that supports language and literacy development and content area achievement for ELLs.
· Describe language processes that facilitate and monitor ELLs’ language learning in English. Include the following concepts related to interlanguage and language progressions: positive/negative language transfer, overgeneralization, interference, and fossilization.
· Describe a minimum of three key research-based methods and strategies for utilizing the native language and language transfer from L1 to L2 to support ELLs.
Support your essay with 3-5 scholarly resources.
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