Single Subject Credential Students

The Department of World Languages & Literatures (WLL) works with the College of Education in maintaining our Single-Subject Program in French, German, and Spanish.  The Methods course, WWL 385A/385B (formerly FORL 385), is offered through WLL and supervised by professors in the department.  For further information, contact the Teaching Credentials office in the College of Education (Eureka Hall 401) at (916) 278-6639.


WLL 385A/385B Course Information

WLL 385A.     Methods in World Language Education, A.1.5 Units

Corequisite(s): EDTE 474A

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This course is designed for candidates who are preparing to teach world languages in secondary school settings in California public schools. candidates will learn about current theoretical bases for second-language acquisition and how such theories inform classroom practice. Candidates have introductory opportunities to practice principles of learning from which teachers can draw as they make decisions about instruction. Lecture Discussion and simulation. Prerequisite Admission into the Single Subject Teacher Credential Program

Cross Listed: EDTE 385A; only one may be counted for credit.

WLL 385B.     Methods in World Languages Education, B.1.5 Units

Prerequisite(s): WLL 385A or EDTE 385A

Corequisite(s): EDTE 474B

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This course continues learning initiated in WLL 385A and is designed for candidates preparing to teach world languages in secondary school settings in California public schools. Candidates will learn additional methodologies for planning and delivering instruction in world languages. Candidates will practice instructional strategies and will design lessons. Candidates will implement assessments that capture student learning of key world language outcomes, including oral language and written language development and reading fluency. Strategies for teaching cultural appreciation are also embedded. Lecture, discussion and simulation.

Cross Listed: EDTE 385B; only one may be counted for credit.


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