The course is designed to provide skills and knowledge for teachers who are/will be working with children identified by the federal government as limited English proficient (LEP). This graduate-level course provides theory and practice of teaching English as a second language (ESL) and English as a foreign language (EFL) to non-native speakers. According to TESOL teacher education standards, this class emphasizes the critical pedagogical aspects of teaching ESL/EFL and the preparation of teaching materials and tests for classroom use. The class also provides training in the major methodologies and techniques of teaching listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, computer-assisted language learning, and culture. The course calls for a highly constructive class participation, critical thinking and very responsible out of class reading and assignment preparation.