TESOL Education News Briefs

By | September 7, 2013

American TESOL Institute

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Decrease anxiety about learning English with mobile gaming
We conducted a study with two English as a second language classes in a CEGEP in Québec. One group played the game as a warm-up activity at the beginning of class while the other class completed …
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:12:00 GMT

Question of the week: Should kids be taught a second language earlier?
I don?t think that having students learn a second language earlier than high school is necessary. Yes, it would be great if from the time children get a general grasp of the English language, they wou…
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:55:00 GMT

Push on at Capitol to help English language newcomers
That is about 300 English language learners altogether … Language Academy teacher Anna Grussen­dorf had a small group of first- and second-graders identifying foods they like by creating movies on i…
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:46:00 GMT

Language Access Has Life-or-Death Consequences for Migrants
In the second example, contact with a non-English-speaking population is not only frequent but also important to life and health. The Border Patrol was long a part of the DOJ and thus covered by the d…
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:15:00 GMT

OU\’s Center for English as a Second Language partners with OKC public schools, summer camp
OU?s Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) will offer a free summer leadership camp for high school English language learners in partnership with Oklahoma City Public Schools. The English for …
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:28:00 GMT

Arizona eliminates segregative four-hour block model for English-language learners
… identified as intermediate English-language learners based on their AZELLA scores, take the test yearly to track their mastery of English, their second language. Her students took the writing …
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Feb 2019 15:10:00 GMT

Learning a second alphabet for a first language
A part of the brain that maps letters to sounds can acquire a second, visually distinct alphabet for the same language, according to a study of English speakers published in eNeuro. The research …
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Feb 2019 10:59:00 GMT

U of T-led study looks at difference in brainwaves when people speak in mother tongue or second language
Half of the conversations took place entirely in Spanish, with the other half entirely in English. When participants talked in their second language, the activations took place in different areas of t…
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:40:00 GMT

Digital English Language Learning market illuminated by new report
… report categorizes the global Digital English Language Learning market by companies, region, type and end-use industry. English is spoken by more than one billion people worldwide and is the secon…
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:53:00 GMT

Jona Hammer: Immigrants should learn English, too
However, as an immigrant (from Iceland), alumna of Smith College, with a Ph.D. and a long professional career in TESOL (Teachers of English as a Second Language), and the mother of a fluently bilingua…
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:47:00 GMT

Seven Steps to Ensure English Learners Aren?t Left Out of STEM
Can there be better training programs for educators teaching English as a second language (ESL)? Should more qualified ESL teachers be available to teach STEM? How is an English learner defined, and s…
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Feb 2019 18:06:00 GMT

Why children need to learn in their home language for longer
Research shows that the longer a child can learn reading, writing and their academic content in their mother tongue, while learning a second language (in our case English), the better the chances of t…
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:03:00 GMT

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