English-Language Learner Term Paper by supercalifragilistic

English-Language Learner
An analysis of the effects that a lack of primary English language skills has on the students in primary and secondary grades in the United States.
# 96661 | 1,453 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 13, 2007 in Education (Teaching Methods) , Education (Elementary School) , Language (General)

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This paper discusses the situation in the United States for English-language learner (ELL) and English as a second language (ESL) students. It particularly describes the effects of a lack of primary English language skills on the students in primary and secondary grades. It also discusses the effects of these students receiving much of their instruction from content-area teachers or para-educators. The paper offers brief recommendations to improve the situation for ESL and ELL students.

Sample of Sources Used:

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