Essays Tagged: "English as a second or foreign language"

"The Challenge" It's an essay for the college application.

ional opportunities, yet I continued to rebel and refused to listen to what they said.Over time, my English improved. I moved on to regular English classes; some of which were challenging. I always en ... idence grew. Now I help other Chinese people with language difficulties, helping them to understand English and American customs.

(1 pages) 182 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

How can teachers teach in a multicultural classroom?

rally pluralistic. This changes the dynamics of the classroom. No longer do all students only speak English - in fact some will speak English as their third, forth or fifth language. There is also a r ... ions that needs to be asked is "how shall I arrange this class?" Some say to separate students with English as a second language while other say that they should be placed together. In my experience, ...

(3 pages) 278 2 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Bilingual Education based on my experience.

n born in America but then taken back to Pakistan for five years which caused me to forget to speak English and when I came back five years later I had to learn everything all over again. If I were an ... an, I wouldn't need to study English as a second language.Pakistani students usually begin studying English at school in the seventh grade. Then, at least until graduation from high school, they study ...

(2 pages) 112 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This article is concerned about how the chinese may learn english verbs properly.

Title:Chinese Interference in Learning English VerbsMother tongue interference is defined as the use of elements from one's native language ... ements from one's native language while learning a second one. Instances of Chinese interference in English learning can be found at the level of pronunciation, morphology, syntax, vocabulary and mean ... nificant differences in semantic composition, bringing difficulties to Chinese students in learning English verbs.1. The semantic composition of verbsAccording to Webster's New World Dictionary, a ver ...

(12 pages) 78 1 3.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Bilingual Education in U.S. Public Schools 7-pages research paper

al was to offer minority language students the way to improve communicational and written skills in English while learning the new material in their first language, and to prepare them for an effectiv ... s have not showed great tolerance to linguistic diversity. There have been repeated efforts to make English an official language in the country by restricting bilingualism, as well as attempts to enha ...

(7 pages) 537 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Background of ESL

Background of ESLEnglish as a Second Language (ESL) began as a program to assist Limited English Proficient (LEP) stu ... blic teachers have at least one LEP student in their class. To ignore students that come in with no English speaking ability is a violation of their civil rights.In the 1970s, Chinese-American student ... tudents in a San Francisco school district were placed in classrooms where everything was taught in English. The problem was that these Chinese-American students were deficient in English and assistan ...

(5 pages) 261 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Bilingual education

Bilingual education is one of our country's controversial issues, as non-native English speakers comprise a large portion of the failure group in the nation's educational system. E ... system. Essentially, any new student to the US has two main goals: to master content and learn the English language. Often such students, who may be very skilled and talented in their mother tongue, ... xcel as their peers do.The immersion model, just as it seems, calls for the student to be taught in English, but in a simpler and more understandable manner. An extreme version of this model is submer ...

(3 pages) 136 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Analysis of English Only Law Essay-Pro vs. Con

Analyis Of English Only Law Essays -- Pro Vs ConLet's play a game of "WHAT IF?" However, instead of using child ... ving on to the next question in our game, WHAT would be the effect on unity in the United States if English was adopted as the official language? Well, to provide us with some answers are our two cont ... o will each offer arguments either for or against. Offering an endorsement for official adoption of English will be Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa, while James C. Stalker will provider a rebuttal on the issue ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.1 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Barriers to Literacy for Language- Minority Learners: Journal Article Review

uage-minority learners" (Grant) or "education researchers to engage in more substantive research on English reading development for such students" (Grant). Due to new state testing and benchmarks ther ... for a higher performance level from all students. Due to these new standards we now are placing our English-language learners on the "back burner" (Grant). The reading specialist is deemed knowledgeab ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Another Short Story

It really gets up to my nose. One day they counterfeited a headache or some kind of ache during our English test to get out of class.Later, I found out that they threatened the smartest guy in our sch ... ll you, they are abrasive! So I decided on something way better than TPing their houses. I told the English teacher about their bilking on the test and guess what? They got suspended! After that, they ...

(1 pages) 386 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analysis--Pro Vs. Con

ving on to the next question in our game, WHAT would be the effect on unity in the United States if English was adopted as the official language? Well, to provide us with some answers are our two cont ... o will each offer arguments either for or against. Offering an endorsement for official adoption of English will be Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa, while James C. Stalker will provider a rebuttal on the issue ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Assessment in Australia's Schoola: Explain the processes and strategies you would adopt to create a balanced approach to assessment in the primary English learning area.

When planning a program for the primary English learning area, it is important to begin with determining students' prior learning: what lite ... rocesses and strategies teachers can use to create a balanced approach to assessment in the primary English classroom.Assessment involves considering attitudes, processes, skills and products, and occ ...

(5 pages) 85 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

AZ School Budget and Finance

he Group A counts to determine the Total Weighted Student Count.Hearing Impairment4.771K-30.060ELL (English Language Learners)0.115MD-R, A-R and SMR-R (4)6.024MD-SC, A-SC and SMR-SC (5)5.833Multiple D ...

(14 pages) 108 0 4.9 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Autobiography

of America. Once I arrived at the airport, I noticed people here spoke a different language that is English. I felt nervous since the day I know I will be study in United States of America. After the ... Longden Elementary School. I was very frightened because I did not know how to speak, read or write English. Yet I knew that if I wanted to succeed and learn in this country I would better study hard ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bilingual Education

English Immersion V.S Developmental Bilingual education in Public schools for Spanish speaking stude ... as just not doing it. So I said to the teacher this is it; I want him to be taken out and put in an English-speaking class.70 percent of Spanish parents want their children to learn English rather tha ... ld should be instructed in his or her native tongue for a transitional year while she or he learned English but was to transfer to an all-English classroom as fast as possible. Bilingual enthusiasts i ...

(3 pages) 83 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Buzz! The sound of the junior high’s dilapidated old school

small."Hello, and welcome to the first day of eighth grade. My name is Mrs. Sarff and I'll be your English teacher for the next year. If any of you had older brothers or sisters in my class, they mig ... Matt could hear. "Don't mind him, he's just tall." It turned out to be the guy who sat behind me in English. Now that I had had a better look at him, he didn't seem at all intimidating or sloppy. In f ...

(5 pages) 402 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Continuum of Strategies

lop independence in self-regulation and self-monitoring. However, difficulties are faced by several English learners in initiating an active role in using these strategies. This happens because Englis ... language skills development. It is therefore important that sheltered instruction teachers scaffold English learners by providing them with numerous opportunities to use a wide range of proven, effect ...

(3 pages) 110 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

CELTA - Skills

real-playing an enquiry conversation with the seller, demonstrates a purpose for students to learn English.Pair work like in task (task 1, 2, 5 and 7), compliments different abilities and it motivate ... r speaking skill in a safe environment.ReferencesScrivener J.(2005) Learning Teaching - A guide for English Language teachers. 2nd Edition. Macmillan.Nuttall C (2005) Teaching Reading Skills in a fore ...

(5 pages) 117 0 4.3 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Articluation

g the several factors affecting the interpretation and production of sounds. For students who study English as a second language, pronunciation errors are likely to occur due to phonemic differences b ... age and English. These errors may challenge and even impair the understanding of native speakers of English, as well as other English language learners. The purpose of this assignment is to examine pr ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Article Review One Article being reviewed: “Co-teaching in the ESL Classroom”

udents succeed in a mainstream classroom setting. However, now the meaning of co-teaching expanded, English Language Learners (ELL) increased dramatically in many schools causing, the English as a sec ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education