Bilingual Education and English As a Second Language A Research Handbook 1988-1990 (Garland Reference Library of Social Science) by Alba N. Ambert

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  • Teaching of specific groups,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Bilingual Education,
  • Education,
  • United States,
  • Education, Bilingual,
  • English language,
  • Foreign speakers,
  • Second language acquisition

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bilingual education, the sanctioned use of more than one language in U.S. education. The Bilingual Education Act (), combined with a Supreme Court decision () mandating help for students with limited English proficiency, requires instruction in the native languages of students.

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The term does not imply an equal or specified level of fluency in two or more languages. What every teacher needs toFile Size: 1MB. There is bilingual education, and then there is English as a Second Language (ESL). The difference stems from varying theories about how kids learn languages, and how this affects their learning in general, as well as their college and career prospects.

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English as a Second Language. Online Directory of ESL resources:search for ESL resources among a variety of databases.; - The ESL Site: lots of resources including worksheets, listening modules, quizzes, and more.; Literacy Practices for Hispanic Students: results of a series of focus groups.

This publication is a discussion of what is known today about learning and teaching English as a second language, also known as TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages).

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Bilingual education involves teaching academic content in two languages, in a native and secondary language with varying amounts of each language used in accordance with the program model. Bilingual education refers to the utilization of two languages as means of instruction for students and considered part of or the entire school curriculum.

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Bilingual Education and Equality Being able to speak multiple languages can be a blessing, and it can be a challenge when it comes to education. Bilingual education refers to the issues inherent in educating students who do not read, speak, and understand English as their first language.

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However, Bilingual education helps to maintain one’s fluency in their native language along with developing their understanding of the second language learned. This helps to increase the self-confidence in the children and introduces them to different cultures; therefore, the advantages of bilingual education outweighs the disadvantages.

"The English-as-a-Second Language/ Bilingual Framework," Washington State OSPI. Contains information on program design, and program staffing and resources. Authored by Phillip C. Gonzales, Ed.D. (Not on a web site at this time.) Terminology.

What terminology is commonly used in bilingual and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) education. Developmental bilingual education attempts to build on students' skills in their native language as they learn English as a second language.

THE ROOTS OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION Special services for limited-English-speaking students were few and limited until the s. The Act asserts the superiority of native-tongue instruction and requires the districts affected to offer: a bilingual education program in elementary school beginning with kindergarten; a choice of bilingual education, instruction in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL), or other transitional language instruction approved by the agency in middle.Bilingual education is an educational system that requires teaching two languages for academic instruction and content.

Generally this means that a native language and an elective language is taught. The percentage of academic instruction and content depends on the school model, mission vision and.(2) Provide bilingual education/English as a Second Language programs, as integral parts of the regular program as described in the TEC, §; (3) Seek certified teaching personnel to ensure that ELLs are afforded full opportunity to master the essential knowledge and skills required by the state; and.

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