English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) can distract from learning. This course is designed for K-12 educators in all content and special education areas. Through this course, you will discover and create strategies to help your English Language Learners (ELLs) improve their reading,writing, speaking, listening and thinking skills in the content areas. The course will include an introduction to the linguistic and cultural issues faced by students who use English as a second language (ESL). You will learn how to use language accommodate to help students understand your content and the concepts you are teaching. A strong emphasis will be placed on the inclusion of all learners and the use of appropriate media.