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#qskills – When should L1 be used in class?

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Today’s question for the Q: Skills for Success authors: When should L1 be used in class? Nigel Caplan responds. Do you have a question about teaching English to adults that you’d like to ask our Q ...


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Low-educated immigrants and the social relevance of second ...

Low-educated immigrants and the social relevance of second ... | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This article highlights how those who teach such adults have very little second language acquisition (SLA) research to refer to in dealing with increasingly politicized policies and worsening provision for low educated ...
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Center for Applied Second Language Studies: Call for Proposals ...

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Some of topics covered may include but are not limited to: language acquisition in adults; language acquisition in children; language attrition (native and non-native); linguistic competence and performance; processing ...
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Call to protect the Arabic language - Khaleej Times

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Call to protect the Arabic language
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Though considered for centuries the predominant language for science, literature and arts, Arabic is now falling prey to negligence and cultural invasion.
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Coming Soon: One Pure Language - theTrumpet.com

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Coming Soon: One Pure Language
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Rather than expecting all immigrants to speak English, U.S. schools are spending billions teaching children to maintain their parents' culture and speak in their parents' language.
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Team teaching offers benefits for Lakeland students - Hometownlife.com

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Team teaching offers benefits for Lakeland students
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Responding to the diversity of student learning by differentiating teaching styles and expertise.
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Talking Shop: Food Justice Lessons and a Student-Run Grocery Store

Talking Shop: Food Justice Lessons and a Student-Run Grocery Store | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Jez Luckett, winner of a personal battle against obesity, describes his afterschool program that educates children in a lower-income urban community about the basics of nutrition and healthy shopping.
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Weigh In: Is Teaching Language an Art or a Science? | My ...

Weigh In: Is Teaching Language an Art or a Science? | My ... | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The “science” of second language teaching is usually called Second Language Acquisition. The academic field of Second Language Acquisition (SLA) seeks to understand how people develop the ability to listen to, speak, ...
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Linguists to gather in Minneapolis for national conference - EurekAlert (press release)

Linguists to gather in Minneapolis for national conference
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The diversity of languages and systems of knowledge across cultures are central to what makes us human. Unfortunately, the number of ...
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Celebrating differences: Exploration of Equality and Diversity in the ESOL classroom | Laila El-Metoui (London, UK)

Celebrating differences:  Exploration of Equality and Diversity in the ESOL classroom | Laila El-Metoui (London, UK) | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Thursday 13 February 2014 1830 - 2030 | Venue: British Council, 10 Spring Gardens, SW1A 2BN London LGBT history month Celebrating differences: Exploration of Equality and Diversity in the ESOL classroom Laila El-Metoui   This seminar will focus on...
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English language variation in the classroom - Phys.Org

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English language variation in the classroom
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Anne H. Charity Hudley has spent 11 years bringing her message about linguistic and cultural diversity to teachers involved in kindergarten through 12th grade.
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A Call to Teach - Huffington Post

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A Call to Teach
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We need excellent teachers, and we need diverse teachers. We need culturally responsive teachers.
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Medical Students Should Study Patients' Cultural Diversity

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As the United States grows more culturally diverse and we hear more languages spoken around us, clinical medical education has had to evolve as well. ...
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Bridging Arizona's Hispanic student-achievement chasm - Arizona Republic

Bridging Arizona's Hispanic student-achievement chasm - Arizona Republic | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Bridging Arizona's Hispanic student-achievement chasm
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Bridge the racial divide » A performance chasm between White and Latino students threatens the state's future.
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Summer Schools: Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition ...

Focus: The workshop aims at training PhD and advanced MA students working on first and second language acquisition in experimental research. Minimum Education Level: MA. Special Qualifications: Target audience is ...
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When Minority Students Attend Elite Private Schools - The Atlantic

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When Minority Students Attend Elite Private Schools
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"Initially, in the 1960s and '70s there was a greater push to just integrate and assimilate," McGovern says.
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In mariachi music, students find path to college

In mariachi music, students find path to college | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — By the end of a recent weekend, the big achievement among Ramon Rivera's high school mariachi band wasn't that they had logged more than 700 miles in a bus packed with musical instruments or that they had played two shows in...
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Untranslatable Words, shows a lot about different cultures

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Opinion: No Latino children's literature in annual book list – again - NBC Latino

Opinion: No Latino children's literature in annual book list – again - NBC Latino | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Opinion: No Latino children's literature in annual book list – again NBC Latino REFORMA, or The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking, strongly advocates for culturally relevant and...
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Integrate books into your classrooms. Even picture books- because children love being read to- and love hearing stories they can identify with.

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The Affective Filter Hypothesis in Second Language Acquisition

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For my other class (Second Language Acquisition) I decided to do my final report on the Affective Filter Hypothesis. I'll be giving my presentation today, so I'm feeling a little nervous. But maybe putting up this post will help ...
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The Affective filter- something every person is acquainted with.

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Prize-winning book: The Routledge Handbook of Second Language ...

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... announce that the winners of The Modern Language Association's 2011-2012 Kenneth W. Mildenberger prize are Susan M. Glass & Alison Mackey for The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition (November ...
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Cultures, Languages and Safety - Vox Online News

Cultures, Languages and Safety Vox Online News Hiring migrant workers also allows businesses to add an international flavour to their workplaces, especially important for companies tied to the global economy and/or serving a more diverse local...
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Second Language Acquisition By The Numbers (INFOGRAPHIC ...

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Mounting proof indicates that understanding a next language can be the key to a student's achievements, supporting.
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The Question of Identity - The Reporter

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The Question of Identity The Reporter Ethnic federalism includes ethnically defined national citizenship, self-determination on an ethno-linguistic basis as enshrined in the Constitution, ethnically defined political representation and...
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The question of identity- what is mainstream/ethnic- is full of questions. The meaning of these words are changing in our diverse society.

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Getting to Know You - In the Heart of a Teacher is a Student - Blogger

Getting to Know You - In the Heart of a Teacher is a Student - Blogger | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I was pondering how to introduce strategies and techniques for working with culturally and linguistically diverse students to my pre-service teachers. But beyond looking at English language learners as a group I wanted my ...
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