TESOL Education News Briefs

By | September 7, 2013

American TESOL Institute

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Why Uganda?s English language policy is failing rural children
The second is that they fall below what?s required … It also needs to employ qualified and specialised teachers in English language and support materials for English need to be thoroughly …
Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:49:00 GMT

Read to kids in Spanish; it\’ll help their English
While much research exists on the English reading achievements … idea that knowledge students have in a first language can help them learn a second language. This is known as cross-language …
Publ.Date : Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:25:00 GMT

141 LVJUSD Students Celebrated For Learning English
CA ? Nearly 150 students in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District were recently celebrated because they have achieved fluency in English ? their second language. The annual …
Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:29:00 GMT

East Bay senior citizens launch program to help teach immigrant employees English
The tutors are volunteers ? residents of the retirement community who are former teachers, engineers, pilots or have experience teaching English as a Second Language. Gonzalez has been in the States …
Publ.Date : Sat, 12 Oct 2019 04:31:00 GMT

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors
Some of those steps backward included enrolling in English as a second language (ESL) classes at Cascadia College in Bothell. ?It was mostly frustrating,? Sy said. This was because there were a couple …
Publ.Date : Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:58:00 GMT

Bradford children who speak English as second language lag behind in Year 1 reading tests
Children in Bradford who speak English as a second language are lagging behind their classmates in Year 1 reading tests, figures show. Education charity the Education Endowment Foundation says that …
Publ.Date : Sun, 13 Oct 2019 11:23:00 GMT

Blue Canoe raises .5M to help people learn spoken English with the assistance of artificial intelligence
Blue Canoe cited data from TESOL International Association, which found more than 1.5 billion people worldwide are currently learning English as a second language, with 400 million in China alone.
Publ.Date : Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:15:00 GMT

Learning a new language? Not in America!
If a student is not already exposed to a second native language at home besides English, they are most probably exposed to it in late middle school or early high school. And if I had a penny for …
Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Oct 2019 03:21:00 GMT

Why Young Latinx Listeners Want Spanish-Language Music More Than Ever
As recently as 2015, the Pew Research Center?s Hispanic Trends project reported that Spanish-language dominance was on the decline among second- and third-generation Latinos, while English-language …
Publ.Date : Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:33:00 GMT

Code Switch: Saving The Endangered Hawaiian Language
She says she was told, to be successful, you spoke English and English only. But Kauanoe and a few other second-language Hawaiian speakers made it their life’s mission to change that. KAMANA: And we …
Publ.Date : Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:50:00 GMT

For the second year in a row, fewer Denver schools earn top ratings
The groups include students of color, students from low-income families, students with disabilities, and students learning English as a second language. If students in those groups aren?t meeting …
Publ.Date : Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:15:00 GMT

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