Teaching the ESL Student…. Tell me, I forget. Show me, I remember. Involve me, I understand. ~ Ancient Chinese Proverb. What affects English language learning?. First language Cultural background Personality Motivation Age Learning style Quality of instruction.
Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills
Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency
English as a Foreign Language
English Language Learner
English as a Second Language
Home Language Survey
Acculturation is the process of adapting to a new culture.
All people experience the acculturation process when they move from one culture to another.
Stages: (all go through stages but time
spent at each stage varies)
These strategies include:
2-3 hours/day - Non-English
2 hours/day - Beginner
1½ hours/day - Intermediate
1 hour/day - Advanced
simplify directions, read questions aloud, provide more time, allow oral responses, supply word banks, use portfolios
The district selects a sound educational approach for providing English language development and meaningful programming for its students.
STEP 2: IDENTIFICATION
The district is responsible for identifying all students potentially needing ESL services.
STEP 4: PLACEMENT INTO ESL PROGRAM SERVICES
The district is responsible for providing its ESL students with a program of services consistent with its chosen educational approach.
STEP 3: ASSESSMENT
The district is responsible for assessing each identified potential ESL student for English language proficiency.ESL Program Overview
The district ensures that students transitioned from the ESL program.
STEP 8: PROGRAM EVALUATION
The district develops evaluation procedures to periodically evaluate and revise its ESL program, if necessary.
STEP 6: TRANSITION FROM
The state has established criteria that determine when a student has sufficient English language proficiency to meaningfully participate in the educational program.
STEP 5: STAFFING AND RESOURCES
The district is obligated to provide the necessary resources to implement its educational approach.
However, it is not the experience itself you learn from; it is processing and reflecting on that experience that promotes growth.
For use of their materials and ideas within this power point!