ELL Families and Schools Term Paper by Top Papers

ELL Families and Schools
A look at the challenges faced by English Language Learners' families.
# 139764 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Child, Youth Issues (Family Issues) , Education (ESL) , Hot Topics (Immigration)


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This paper explores how parents of English Language Learners live daily with the challenges of communication. It further considers how the lack of ability to communicate impacts the lives of families and students in ways that isolate and prevent them from assimilating into the culture. Additionally, the paper points out that in many families children are in charge because they have acquired the basics of English in school. Children may find a temporary happiness in being in charge of the family because of their ability to speak English, but the burden far out ways the child's happiness.

From the Paper:

"Parents of English Language Learners live daily with the challenges of communication--the lack of ability to communicate impacts the lives of families and students in ways that isolate and prevent them from assimilating into the culture. If you can imagine what it is like to go through life unable to express your thoughts, feelings, wants and needs to anyone around you then you can imagine the life of an ELL student. In many families children are in charge because they have acquired the basics of English in school. Children may find a temporary happiness in being in..."

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