This site has been developed to summarize the content covered in George
Washington University's Graduate School of Education and Human Development course "Second Language Instruction" (TRED 251).
On this site you can immerse yourself in the wonders of the theory and practice of teaching a second language. Whether
you are a current student looking for answers, a future student wanting to know what you are getting yourself into, or a welcome
visitor hunting for information, we hope that this site can be of help.
As you navigate through the various pages here, you will have opportunities to
explore the different terms and concepts important to teaching a second language and consider the wide range of practices
and program types that have developed over the years. All the main areas covered can be found in the navigation
bar to the left. But be sure to click on underlined words and phrases to find definitions and more information as you go. You can even click on a picture every now and then.
So settle down in your chair, relax, and enjoy!