Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • ESL: English as a Second Language

    • Test-taking Tips

    • About the Exam

  • 2

    Domain I: Language Concepts and Language Acquisition - 25% of the exam

    • Competency 001 - Language Concepts

    • Competency 002 - Language Acquisition

  • 3

    Domain 2 - ESL Instruction and Assessment

    • Competency 003 - ESL Instructional Methods

    • Competency 004 - Students' Communicative Language Development in English

    • Competency 005 - Fostering Students' Literacy Development in English

    • Competency 006 - Promoting Students’ Learning in Content Areas

    • Competency 007 - Using Assessments in ESL Programs

  • 4

    Domain 3 - Foundations of ESL Education, Cultural Awareness and Family and Community Support

    • Competency 008 - Knowing the Foundations of ESL Education and Types of ESL programs

    • Competency 009- Knowing the Factors that Affect Learning and Creating an Effective Learning Environment

    • Competency 010 - Advocating for ESL Students and Encouraging Family and Community Involvement

  • 5

    Final Exam

    • Full Length Test for the TExES English as a Second Language Supplemental (164) Exam