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REAs Test Prep for Praxis II English to Speakers of Other Languages (0361)
Gets You Certified and in the Classroom! Nationwide, more than 5 million teachers will be needed over the next decade, and all must take appropriate tests to be licensed. REA gets you ready for your teaching career with our outstanding library of Teacher Certification test preps. Our PRAXIS II test prep is designed to help teacher candidates master the information on the English to Speakers of Other Languages (0361) exam. Its perfect for college students, teachers, and career-changing professionals who are looking to become ESOL teachers. Written by the Director of Bilingual and ESL Education at the University of Texas, our comprehensive review covers the content categories found on the official exam:
- Foundations of Linguistics & Language Learning
- Planning, Implementing & Managing Instruction
- Cultural & Professional Aspects of the Job
The book includes two full-length practice exams based on actual Praxis questions. Each practice test is balanced to include every type of question, subject area, and skill tested on the exam. Our practice tests replicate the Praxis question format, allowing you to assess your skills and gauge your test-readiness. An audio component featuring recordings of non-native speakers and a series of questions that replicate the actual exam is available online. Both tests come with instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, and detailed explanations of answers. We dont just say which answers are right—we explain why the other answer choices are wrong—so you'll be prepared on test day. Our detailed answers help you identify your strengths and weaknesses while building your skills. This test prep is a must-have for anyone who wants to become an ESOL teacher!
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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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Everything you need to know for the PRAXIS II English to Speakers of Other Languages (0361) exam, prepared by a leading specialist in ESL education. Comprehensive review chapters cover all subjects and skills tested on the exam. THE BEST PRACTICE EXAMS AVAILABLE
2 full-length practice exams based on the official English to Speakers of Other Languages (0361) exam - balanced to include every topic and type of question you can expect on the actual exam. TOTAL EXPLANATIONS OF QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Each PRAXIS II English to Speakers of Other Languages (0361) practice exam 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
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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
About This Book
How to Use This Book
Format of the Test
Studying for the Test
The Day of the Test
Foundations of Linguistics and Language Learning
Components of Language
English Sentence Structures
Major Phonetic Features of the Language
The English Vowel System
Suprasegmental Elements of English
Theories of Second-Language Acquisition
Planning, Implementing, and Managing Instruction
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
Assessment Techniques and Cultural Issues
Framework for Assessing English-Language Learners
Cultural Considerations When Assessing ELLs
Testing and Classifying Students
English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education
Events that Shaped the Development of Programs for ELLs
PRACTICE TEST 1 (audio available online at www.rea.com/studycenter )
Answer Key and Competencies
Detailed Answer Explanations
PRACTICE TEST 2 (audio available online at www.rea.com/studycenter )
Answer Key and Competencies
Detailed Answer Explanations