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PRAXIS II english to speakers of other languages: (0360) test [With CD (Audio)] (REA Test Preps)

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ARE YOU READY TO PASS THE PRAXIS?

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Everything you need to know for the PRAXIS II English to Speakers of Other Languages (0360) exam, prepared by a leading teacher education specialist. Comprehensive review chapters cover all the subjects and skills tested on the exam. The book includes an audio CD featuring recordings of non-native speakers and a series of questions that replicate the actual exam. The Best Practice Exams Available:

2 full-length practice exams based on the official PRAXIS test - balanced to include every topic and type of question you can expect on the actual PRAXIS II English to Speakers of Other Languages (0360) exam. Total Explanations of Questions & Answers:

Each PRAXIS II English to Speakers of Other Languages practice test comes with detailed feedback on every question. We dont just say which answers are right - but explain why the others are wrong, so youll be prepared on test day! Proven Test Prep Methods:

REAs focused PRAXIS II English to Speakers of Other Languages content and practical advice has helped millions succeed on their exams. With our step-by-step study plan, you can score high on the PRAXIS and get certified to teach! Federal Guidelines for NCLB Compliance:

You can expect that candidates with NCLB-compliant credentials will enjoy preferential status in hiring. This means you need to pass the PRAXIS Assessments. Maximize your exam performance and master the PRAXIS Assessments with the unrivaled certification expertise that only REA can offer.

Synopsis:

 
Get Teaching with REAs PRAXIS II English to Speakers of Other Languages (0360) Test Prep!
 
First Edition with Audio CD!
 
The changing demographics of the country are increasing the demand for qualified teachers of English to speakers of other languages. REA has responded to this need by developing a new test prep for the PRAXIS II: English to Speakers of Other Languages (0360) exam.
 
Written by the Director of Bilingual and ESL Education at the University of Texas, our comprehensive review covers all five content categories found on the official exam, including:
    Analysis of Student Language Production Linguistic Theory Teaching Methods and Techniques Assessment Techniques and Cultural Issues Professional Issues
    This test prep features two full-length practice tests, complete with detailed explanations of all answers to highlight personal strengths and weaknesses.
     
    Your study and practice for the exam are enhanced with REAs audio CD featuring recordings of non-native speakers and a series of questions that replicate the actual test. The book also includes an adaptable study schedule for optimum study time-management and REAs test-taking tips that boost your confidence on test day!
     
    With REAs PRAXIS II English to Speakers of Other Languages (0360) youll move right to the head of the class!
     

About the Author

Dr. Luis A. Rosado is Professor of Bilingual Education and the Director of the Center for Bilingual and ESL Education in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Texas at Arlington. He holds degrees from the University of Puerto Rico, Boston State College, and Texas A & M University-Kingsville. He has published extensively in the areas of pedagogy and professional responsibilities, parental involvement, cross-cultural communication, Spanish linguistics and Spanish for bilingual teachers.

Prior to coming to UT-Arlington, Dr. Rosado held academic appointments at Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Texas Southern University, and Texas Womans University. Dr. Rosado has over 25 years of teaching experience at the elementary, high school, and college levels. He has taught in Puerto Rico, Massachusetts, and Texas.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS   

CHAPTER 1  

INTRODUCTION 

About This Book 

How to Use This Book 

Format of the Test 

Scoring 

Studying for the Test 
Study Schedule 

The Day of the Test 

 
CHAPTER 2

LINGUISTIC THEORY 

Components of Language 
English Sentence Structures 

Articulatory Phonetics 

Major Phonetic Features of the Language 

The English Vowel System 

Supra Segmental Elements of English 

Phonetic Alphabet 

Theories of Second Language Acquisition 

Conclusions

References 

CHAPTER 3 

TEACHING METHODS AND TECHNIQUES  

Approaches, Methods, and Strategies 

Methods for Teaching ESL  

Modern Adaptations of the Direct Method  

Humanistic Psychology: Client Centered  

Differentiating Instruction and Second-Language Proficiency  

Language Proficiency and Educational Implications 
Activities to Promote Oral Communication 

Stages of Reading 

Home Environment and Early Literacy 
Classroom Activities to Promote Early Literacy Skills 
References 
 
CHAPTER 4 

ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES AND CULTURAL ISSUES  

Framework for Assessing English-Language Learners  

Cultural Considerations When Assessing ELLs  

Testing and Classifying Students 

Conclusions   

References

 

CHAPTER 5 

PROFESSIONAL ISSUES  

English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education 

ESL Pullout 

Events that Shaped the Development of Programs for ELLs 

Conclusions 

References 

PRACTICE TEST 1 

Answer Sheet 
Practice Test 

Answer Key 

Progress and Competency Chart 

Detailed Explanations of Answers 
 
PRACTICE TEST 2

Answer Sheet 

Practice Test  
Answer Key  
Progress and Competency Chart 

Detailed Explanations of Answers 

 
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738604039
Publisher:
Research and Education Association
Subject:
Study Guides
Author:
Rosado, Luis A.
Author:
Hannigan, Patrick
Author:
PRAXIS
Subject:
NTE (National Teacher Examinations)
Subject:
Reference-Test Guides
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
PRAXIS Teacher Certification Test Prep
Publication Date:
20100119
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.38 in 1.4 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Get Teaching with REAs PRAXIS II English to Speakers of Other Languages (0360) Test Prep!
 
First Edition with Audio CD!
 
The changing demographics of the country are increasing the demand for qualified teachers of English to speakers of other languages. REA has responded to this need by developing a new test prep for the PRAXIS II: English to Speakers of Other Languages (0360) exam.
 
Written by the Director of Bilingual and ESL Education at the University of Texas, our comprehensive review covers all five content categories found on the official exam, including:
    Analysis of Student Language Production Linguistic Theory Teaching Methods and Techniques Assessment Techniques and Cultural Issues Professional Issues
    This test prep features two full-length practice tests, complete with detailed explanations of all answers to highlight personal strengths and weaknesses.
     
    Your study and practice for the exam are enhanced with REAs audio CD featuring recordings of non-native speakers and a series of questions that replicate the actual test. The book also includes an adaptable study schedule for optimum study time-management and REAs test-taking tips that boost your confidence on test day!
     
    With REAs PRAXIS II English to Speakers of Other Languages (0360) youll move right to the head of the class!
     

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