E T S Praxis Series

Middle School English Language Arts (0049)

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Current section: II. Language Study

II. Language Study

  1. Understanding and applying the conventions of grammar, usage, and mechanics, e.g., sentence types, sentence structure, parts of speech, modifiers, phrases and clauses, capitalization, and punctuation
  1. Understanding the development and structure of the English language, e.g., vocabulary and syntax
  1. Understanding principles of first- and second-language acquisition and development, and the nature of dialects