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Asian American Heritage Language Education in U.S
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...Language Education in U.S A bilingual speaker is an individual who has the capacity to communicate in two (or more) languages, either in ‘monolingual’ or multilingual societies, in harmony with their socio-cultural requirements based on an individual’s communicative and cognitive competence, and who can identify with both (or all) language groups (and cultures), or sections of them.” (Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, 1981). Bilinguals typically acquire and employ their languages for variant purposes, in diverse realms of life, with diverse people. Dissimilar aspects of life regularly necessitate different languages. Before 1970s when science aided in the understanding of the brains... Asian American Heritage...
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Cultural Diversity and Language Education
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...education and bilingualism in contemporary education system as well as adress cultural differences among students and subsuquent teaching approaches in builingual classes. I will describe my personal teaching experience and provide the theory related to importance of talking in the class (Vygotsky) and teaching the students of parallel acquisition of the language. I strted studying French in elementry school nd continued through my sophomore yer in college... Knowledge, understnding nd skills tht techers need to ensure the development of lnguge, litercy nd thinking skills in multilingul nd multiculturl clssrooms. In the following paper I will discuss the issue of builingual educ...
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Cultural diversity and language education
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...education and bilingualism in contemporary education system as well as adress cultural differences among students and subsuquent teaching approaches in builingual classes. I will describe my personal teaching experience and provide the theory related to importance of talking in the class (Vygotsky) and teaching the students of parallel acquisition of the language. I stаrted studying French in elementаry school аnd continued through my sophomore yeаr in college. In my junior... Knowledge, understаnding аnd skills thаt teаchers need to ensure the development of lаnguаge, literаcy аnd thinking skills in multilinguаl аnd multiculturаl clаssrooms. In the following paper I will discuss the issue of builingual e...
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Foreign Language Education in China and Multilingual Future
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...Language learning is considered a necessary pre-requisite for cultural exchange and integration among different ethnic groups. Learning many foreign languages improves one’s intercultural communication skills and is considered vital in today’s contemporary world. With globalization, language is considered as important tool for communication and conducting business. In China, the government has initiated a Chinese-English bilingual system to help learners acquire the necessary communication skills. This paper argues that this system should be replaced with multilingual education, whereby all minority and major foreign languages are appreciated. The paper... MULTILINGUALISM IN CHINA and Introduction...
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The role of culture learning and teaching in foeign language education
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...language, research on the role that teaching culture in learning the language is crucial to teaching the students in an optimal way. There has been a historical dichotomy on whether or not this is necessary. One school of thought states that the only necessary education that new learners of a language need is semantics and how to string together sentences. For them, culture is not necessary to learn. The other school of thought says that cultural education regarding the target country is crucial, as it puts the language in context and helps the new learner know the different subtleties that are necessary to be a competent speaker. The position... will explain the differences between cultural...
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Second language teacher education
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...language teacher education, specifically the influences that led to how teacher education is understood now and how this insight affects our notion of second language teacher education. The essay also touches on the misconceptions between teacher training and teacher development and further explains how mastery of the teaching process should go hand in hand with knowledge of language teaching to make the educator become more effective in imparting instruction. Teacher development is used when an educator studies to teach a second language. Teacher training, on the other hand, is used when it is a non-educator. As a whole, however... Summary The article basically discusses issues regarding second...
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Language and Education
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...Language and Education Review/Outline In chapter 10 of his book, Life-Span Human Development, the Carol K., Sigelman has talked about language and education with regards to human development, very comprehensively and rationally. The author starts with the discussion about mastering a language in the early years of life. He states that all children master a language in their early years but this does not mean that language is not a complicated piece of knowledge. It is a combination of words, phrases and sentences. The chapter starts with what, when and how language acquisition occurs. The author states that phonemes are used in every language to differentiate words according... a Korean child...
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Language and Education
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...Language and Education Review/Outline In chapter 10 of his book, Life-Span Human Development, the Carol K., Sigelman has talked about language and education with regards to human development, very comprehensively and rationally. The author starts with the discussion about mastering a language in the early years of life. He states that all children master a language in their early years but this does not mean that language is not a complicated piece of knowledge. It is a combination of words, phrases and sentences. The chapter starts with what, when and how language acquisition occurs. The author states that phonemes are used in every language to differentiate words according... a Korean...
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Dual Language Immersion Education
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...Language Immersion Education Table of Contents I. Swain and Lapkin- On the Immersion Program in Canada 3 II. Genesee- Dual Language in the Global Village 3 III. Reflection 4 References 6 I. Swain and Lapkin- On the Immersion Program in Canada The focus of the paper is an investigation into the merits of immersion programs for bilingualism education that adds to the primary language by full immersion into the second language to be learned. The context is the changing demographic characteristics of students and the populations in general in major habitation communities throughout Canada. Whereas the original assumptions of the old immersion paradigms include that the primary language... of...
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Education: Language and Cognitive Development
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...EDUCATION Language and Cognitive Development: Education usually begins from the grassroots, meaning that after home education offers by parents at home, the next and the most challenging aspect is when the children's begins their early education. That is the beginning of a new era, through which they would start learning Language and Cognitive Development. By 15 months, the majority (about 75 percent) of children have a vocabulary that consists of "Mama" and "Dada" plus at least three other words, usually nouns, such as "cookie," "ball," and "dog." "More," and of course the all-time...
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Language Policy or Practice in Education of Everyday Life
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...Language in Primary Education American Sign Language (ASL) is a system of communication using only hand signals. Approximately 500,000 Americans use it in their daily communication. It is used by deaf people, hard of hearing, and hearing people (Wilcox, 1989). This officially makes it the fourth most popular language in the U.S. (NIDCD, 2000). Almost 20 percent of the U.S. states public school schools offer it under the speech, education, or communication disorder departments instead of a foreign language department (Kanda & Fleischer, 1988). Many have been fighting to make it an option for foreign language class but as in any other issues, there are two sides of the story. One side says... ?Sign...
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Language policy or practice in education of everyday life
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...Language in Primary Education American Sign Language (ASL) is a system of communication using only hand signals. Approximately 500,000 Americansuse it in their daily communication. It is used by deaf people, hard of hearing, and hearing people (Wilcox, 1989). This officially makes it the fourth most popular language in the U.S. (NIDCD, 2000). Almost 20 percent of the U.S. states public school schools offer it under the speech, education, or communication disorder departments instead of a foreign language department (Kanda & Fleischer, 1988). Many have been fighting to make it an option for foreign language class but as in any other issues, there are two sides of the story. One side says... Sign Language ...
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Impact of Language Barriers on Refugees Education
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...Language Barriers on Refugees Education I. Introduction a. Overview of the Research Topic Admittedly, language barriers feature as one of the most common issues affecting education of refugees in the United States. Other issues affecting refugee education in the US include but not limited to; social prejudices, family economic predicaments and psychological trauma. Technically, the issue of language barrier is a primary influential factor on refugees’ education. The other issues like psychological traumas and family economic predicaments assume secondary roles in influencing refugees’ academic progress. In the US, specific challenges faced by refugees regarding the language barriers include... Impact of...
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Psycholinguistics and Second Language Acquisition (Education)
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...education where I passionately perceived the language as pleasurable to learn. In understanding my learning outcomes as an L2 learner in English, this paper aims to examine my personal experience in the study of English in the secondary and tertiary level of my education by critically reflecting on two major factors. It discusses the ‘social context’ and ‘motivation’ for my L2 learning in relation to the changes in learning environment across the globe from Europe to Asia where I was brought up. Background (Germany) Looking back at my extraordinary language learning experiences in Europe and Asia, I am grateful for learning two languages in two different... Background of Topic: Psycholinguistics and...
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Should Early Education Have Forgien Language Taught
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...language is not the most important element of a child education that will identify the success in his future life. However, with the ease of immigration rules and people moving to different countries for living has made it quite vital for their existence in those countries to learn a second language other than their mother tongue. For Instance, In Canada it is a very crucial subject to learn a second language. Immigrants from different parts of the world, to whom English or French is not first language of choice, have made Canada a multicultural and multilingual state. Such children in school represent a vast cultural and linguistic diversity which impact... ?Learning a second language in early life...
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Education & Assessment of English Language Learners
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...education in America. What can be done so as to eliminate the stereotype that children from poor backgrounds are incompetent in school is to remove the use of behaviour characteristic of the white middleclass children as the valid representation of competence. If one is to assess the English of their students, they should stop using the language of white middle class children as the gauge of proper English. If a child is a poor African American from a different cultural setting than that of white middleclass, it would be unfair to judge them using a standard that is adopted from a different culture. If children... English Learning and Assessment Bowman’s article gives quite an analysis of the of...
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Impact of Language Rights (of minorities) in the Field of Education
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...Language Rights upon their education Introduction In every society of the world there exists some level of linguistic diversity. Even the countries with single national language like Spain, Switzerland, Belgium and Nigeria etc. are also home of significant numbers of language minorities (Tomasevski, 1996, p117). The provision of linguistic rights of the minority groups is an enduring and important issue because it is among the human important human right of the minorities to have a form of speech in use that they could also understand and speak. In the absence of any other language from the national language, the minorities will obviously face the problems in communicating... ? Impact of Minorities’...
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English as a Second Language for Adult Immigrants (The Domain is Adult Education)
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...Language for Adult Immigrants (The Domain is Adult Education) Introduction In the present days, learning English is considered as one of the significant aspects of education for adult immigrants. For immigrants in the United States, English is considered as second language and improper understanding of English creates language barrier for them with those people who have English as their first language. There are several immigrants who have quite less problems to adjust with American workplace because they can express their views in English effectually and recognize the business and social culture as well as environment. However, many other immigrants find it difficult to speak... ? English as a Second...
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LANGUAGE, PEDAGOGY AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY. Policy and practice in the education of bilingual children
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...education. The observed school is located in Tower Hamlets in East London. The learning environment in the school is very approachable and welcoming. The observed year one classroom has 30 pupils aged five years with 10 bilingual learners from Mexico, Somalia, Poland, Bangladesh, Brazil and France, making for a widely diverse language and cultural environment. According to Ofsted, the performance of the school is good in terms of pupil achievement, behaviour, quality of teaching, quality of the curriculum pupil’s welfare, health and safety as well as leadership and management. The performance of bilingual pupils’ has improved steadily as they have... Introduction Cultural diversity is a fundamental...
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The impact of language barriers on refugees education
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...Language Barriers on Refugees Education I. Introduction a. Overview of the Research Topic Admittedly, language barriers feature as one of the most common issues affecting education of refugees in the United States. Other issues affecting refugee education in the US include but not limited to; social prejudices, family economic predicaments and psychological trauma. Technically, the issue of language barrier is a primary influential factor on refugees’ education. The other issues like psychological traumas and family economic predicaments assume secondary roles in influencing refugees’ academic progress. In the US, specific challenges faced by refugees regarding the language barriers include... Impact of...
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Power Dynamics between Knowledge and Discourse: Intercultural conflict: use of language in sexuality and education
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...language in sexuality and education Erica Alberti GRP Project-I.g.s.p.p -UBC Abstract The mechanics of power over knowledge run through language and start through language. It is for this reason that it has the ability to reproduce itself. Perhaps the only way to get out of this vicious circle is to dwell on language itself, as it is through language that we gain access to the visualization of the entire process. This paper therefore seeks to examine the power of language and how it can be used in changing the lives of people in the society... ?Running head: Power dynamics between knowledge and dis the resolution is dialogue. Power Dynamics between Knowledge and Dis Intercultural conflict: use of...
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English as a Second Language: Blended Learning in Adult Education
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...language: challenges encountered and suggestions for other researchers. Volume 19, Issue 3, pages 566–571, March 1994  The TOEFL Test of Written English: Causes for Concern Author(s): Ann RaimesSource: TESOL Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 3 (Autumn, 1990), pp. 427-442 Anthropology & Education Quarterly, Vol. 25... ?  Theories of practice in contemporary science attempt to answer the enigma of improving the verbal communication of ESL   One of the main challenges that international students face upon coming to America is to communicate verbally in an effective manner. This obstacle is dominant as majority of foreign students are experts as English rhetoric and grammar in their homeland. Yet as they arrive to...
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Teaching foreign language through drama in education-portfolio entry
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...language through drama: A perspective from teaching English learners Insert of study of the Department Date Teaching foreign language through drama: A perspective from teaching English learners Drama is one of the most important assets that people learn in their lives. Through drama, it is possible for students to learn and explore how other people feel, think and communicate. It further assists people to learn about themselves and how people perceive them. Teaching languages through drama is an essential component of secondary education curriculum. Although it has several challenges and disadvantages, if utilized well, it can become a useful teaching aid that can assist students... Teaching foreign...
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Education research paper on Oral Proficiency in the Foreign Language classroom
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...Education Research Paper on Oral Proficiency in the Foreign Language room Recently there has been an increased demand in many professional fields for individuals who speak more than one language. Consequently, pressure is building up on foreign language teachers to come up with appropriate techniques that will promote foreign language speaking. Though written foreign language may be important, there is need for these teachers to ensure that students complete their classes with high levels of oral skills in the particular language of interest. Thus, oral assessments have...
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Legal and Ethical Issues Confronting the Education of English Language Learners (ELLs)
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...Education Task: Legal and Ethical Issues of Education A number of legal and ethical issues affect the Education of English Language Learners, ELL. For instance, there have been discussions on whether it is fair to offer all kids an education using the principal language of their country of birth. Furthermore, there is also the ethical issue of imparting knowledge to students on a language they do not comprehend. Additionally, scholars have questioned the legality of using funds for students who are non-English speakers instead of those who communicate in the language. On the other hand, whether it is the legal or moral duty of public schools to offer proficiency programs... Legal and Ethical Issues of...
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Retention of Heritage Language as a Means of Encouraging Bilingual Education Among Immigrants
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...language as a means of encouraging bilingual education among immigrants The development of language skills among immigrants is important for their economic adjustment. Language is an important dimension of the skill levels of immigrants relevant to the labor market, and hence influences both their economic attainment and their impact on the economy. Moreover, language plays a vital role in the social adjustment of immigrants and in the social and political cohesion both within and among groups. As a result, “the linguistic skills of immigrants also have important political implications” (Chiswick and Miller 119). Simply, language is a major determinant of how far... Thesis ment: Retention of heritage...
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English medium education for people whose first language is not English
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...education for people whose first language is not English. The English Language is widely known as an international language, it's major worldwide importance has been greatly influenced by it's social, political and economical dominance. In many non-English countries English is taught as a second language on most educational levels from primary level to university level and beyond. One of the reasons it is taught as a compulsory subject is because of the appeal it provides to international job and study opportunities, therefore creating greater potential for civilians to progress and develop themselves and their country. A Nigerian scholar presents... ?Discuss the arguments for and against English medium...
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Critical reader response from education class(Teaching English as an Additional Language)
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...language barriers. Bibliography Lui, G., Migyanka, J.M., Policastro, C. Using a Think-Aloud with Diverse Students: Three Primary Grade Students Experience Chrysanthemum. Education Journal, Vol. 33, No. 3, December 2005 (_ 2006). DOI: 10.1007/s10643-005-0045-z... ?Critical Reader Response Think-aloud is a reading strategy which helps struggling readers to develop fluency and comprehension; it assists with taking out the frustration over reading, and can be used with a diverse group of students, not only those who are EAL learners. The success of this reading strategy depends largely on the teacher's ability to model and facilitate the students in working through the process. The struggle with reading for...
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Critical reader response from education class(Teaching English as an Additional Language)
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...language barriers. Bibliography Lui, G., Migyanka, J.M., Policastro, C. Using a Think-Aloud with Diverse Students: Three Primary Grade Students Experience Chrysanthemum. Education Journal, Vol. 33, No. 3, December 2005 (_ 2006). DOI: 10.1007/s10643-005-0045-z... Critical Reader Response Think-aloud is a reading strategy which helps struggling readers to develop fluency and comprehension; it assists with taking out the frustration over reading, and can be used with a diverse group of students, not only those who are EAL learners. The success of this reading strategy depends largely on the teachers ability to model and facilitate the students in working through the process. The struggle with reading...
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How my background, education and training/experience have prepared me to be a foreign language teacher(Chinese)
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...language (Chinese) in the Institute of Defense. I consider teaching to be a noble profession which facilitates knowledge acquisition and pragmatic wisdom through a holistic personality development. I am raised in both China and the U.S., and have imbibed the best of both the cultures. I am equally good at Chinese Mandarin and English, which makes me an ideal candidate for the post. I can teach Chinese with the help of English as a communicative... I possess a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and have worked on various fields where effective communicative skills and interpersonal relations were required. I would consider it a privilege if I get an opportunity to become a teacher of a foreign...
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Gaps in Australias Indigenous Language Policy: Dismantling bilingual education in the Northern Territory by Jane Simpson, Jo Caffery, and Patrick McConvell
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...Language Policy: Dismantling bilingual education in the Northern Territory, Jane Simpson, Jo Caffery, and Patrick McConvell examine the advantages of bilingual education and the disadvantages of monolingual education and argues for regaining the indigenous language rights in Northern Territory (NT) in Australia. Besides, the authors give ample importance to the 2008 decision, which abandons the scope of bilingual education for the aboriginal population in NT. The Research Discussion Paper closely examines the events that led the education department and the Education Minster to undervalue bilingual education... and to neglect the educational rights of the indigenous...
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Education
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...language skills by the students. Children should “learn to speak properly, to write business letters and thank-you letters, and to understand what nouns and verbs….” (Colombo, Robert, & Bonnie 182). The emphasis of language in the American education system is important in the public sector since communication skills are essential in the workplace. Language also enables the students to do well in other subjects since they are also taught and examined in English language. Education in the United States makes learners acquire diverse skills in the early stages of development. The author...
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Bilingual Education
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...education was rather an assentation of ethnic pride as well as a pedagogical approach since it revolved around self-determination. Most parents felt that the lack of the school system to address the diverse languages of the different students provided the students... Lecturer’s Proposition 227 is a law passed in California in 1998 whose main objective was to ensure all children in California public schools be taught in English. According to the proposition, English learners whom it defined as children whose native language is not English would be placed in temporarily in transition classes for a period not exceeding one year. This would enable them acquire adequate proficiency in English language after...
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Bilingual Education
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...Education Bilingual Education A learner endures a tough time deciding on a second language to take in school because of the idea of coming across vocabulary that would be difficult to comprehend. However, it was easy to appreciate bilingual education with just a little commitment ensuring I succeeded in my studies. All that a student requires is the willingness to learn, exposure to native or fluent speakers of the language and a positive attitude towards acquiring the required language skills. Learning a second language can be made simple. It is like learning the first language a child acquires from the community they are brought up in. Learning a second language was crucial due... to the...
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Second Language Teaching
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...language (White, 2000). In this case, these structural groups are used either deductively or inductively for predetermining the sequence of the learning process, and on the other hand, there is a need for meta-linguistic content in the learning process that facilitates learning. Building background and vocabulary development Students in the elementary school are influenced by academic background knowledge in the learning process of second language. Therefore, educators are expected to understand the way to build’ students’ background knowledge and vocabulary development through direct teaching... ? Second Language Teaching Second Language Teaching Comprehensible input Research of Second Language...
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Language Development
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...LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND COMPREHENSION IN CHILDREN Historically several researchers have tried and failed to account for the wide gap that exists between the existing language and comprehension skills among individuals, despite being taught in the same environment. Why does such a disparity exist? What are the key factors that influence or prevent language development among children? These are the basic questions sought to be investigated in this research. This paper attempts to explore the fundamental elements concerned with language development such as the Critical Period Hypothesis, brain anatomy involved in...
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Language Teaching
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...Language teaching and learning are made possible through the effective use and application of methods. Over the years, various methods have been tried by linguistic theorists and psychologists aiming to develop good communication skills to the learners especially focused on second language learning. In the early years of language education, learning is a process of natural observation and imitation of words, sentences and sounds. (Seth Lindstromberg, March 03). Early language education is based mostly on the first language acquisition beliefs - or the acquisition of a native language. Normally, people learn their first language through the natural inputs of hearing, seeing... APPROACH, DESIGN, AND...
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Language Planning and Language Issues: South Korea
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...Language Planning and Language Issues in a Country other than Australia: South Korea Introduction An examination of Language education in South Korea must necessarily include some reference to the general conditions within that country’s education system. This paper will therefore examine the system of education in South Korea, with specific focus on the language planning and other language issues experienced in the nation. It is proposed that within the state of South Korea, Education is a system in deep crisis and particularly on the...
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English -Language Learner
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...educational setting where everything falls into the perspective based on the learner’s cultural background. This way, teaching impacts a learning atmosphere in which students are encouraged to express thoughts or ideas with confidence. Since they are free to use primary language, they can better interact with the teacher and among themselves during class discussions. On the other hand, though it is more conducive to learn with native language, an educator would find a great deal of effort and enthusiasm in conveying topics of certain fields as math or science which may include universal expressions that cannot be...
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Second Language Teaching
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...language" from Southampton University in England. It reflects educational issues stated in the case concerning the extent of secondary students' knowledge about the nature of language, native and foreign, alongside development of practical language skills. Basically, the paper covers five important areas of pupils' knowledge about language (KAL): language as a system, language learning/development, language variation by use and by user and language change. These areas were... The National Curriculum, and Bilingualism - A Review and Summary of Mitchell, Hooper and Brumfit (1994) Current paper provides summary and review of the study by Mitchell, Rosamond and other writers titled as "Knowledge about...
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LANGUAGE, POWER & IDENTITY
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...language itself. It is ironic that the strive for unity and equality in terms of communication and platform is overlooked in this war of social dominance and prestige. References Top of Form Bottom of Form \Top of Form Bottom of Form FAIRCLOUGH, N. (2001). Language and power. Harlow, Eng, Longman. NORTON, B. (2000). Identity and language learning: gender, ethnicity and educational change. Harlow, England, Longman. WARDHAUGH, R. (2002). An introduction to sociolinguistics. Malden, Mass, Blackwell. Top of Form THOMAS, L., & WAREING, S. (1999). Language, society and power: an introduction. London,...
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Where is our Language Headed
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...language abbreviation. However, language evolution took place as a necessity rather than influence. Language is meant for communication, of course in simple means. Although such changes have been easily adopted as official communication language, Baron promotes the same idea of acceptance to abbreviation. According to him, “A wide swath of educated speakers of English (at least American English) simply don’t worry about the niceties of such rules any more. One day it’s may; the next day it’s can. So what?” (Baron, 2007). This simply means that the primary purpose of language is communication and therefore, small but meaningful changes in language within acceptable... ?Running head: WHERE IS OUR LANGUAGE...
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Language
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...education stress that switching from one language to another may affect proficiency of the speaker as code switching limit language development of the speaker or learner (Berko-Gleason 1993). The multilingual situation in the Philippines, for instance, presents an interesting case as the country is an archipelago and is made up of many islands. English is a second language in the Philippines and about 50 percent... Describe the language situation in a country where more than one language is spoken. The most stereotyped impression of a country where more than onelanguage is spoken is that, the multilingual country could be marked with chaos and confusion. However, far from being chaotic and confusing,...
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Psychology of language learning
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...language, or that he/she is persistent at a given task; more than that, the student needs to enjoy the learning process as well as those activities that lead to learning (Hashimoto: 2002). Gardner’s Socio-Educational Model of second language acquisition sees motivation as a function of two variables, integrativeness and attitudes towards the learning situation (Gardner: 2001). Integrativeness is defined as a genuine interest in learning the second language so that the person can identify him-/herself with the other language community. Attitudes Toward... motivation assists learners in gaining some level of proficiency in the language. This means that an individual’s...
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Trilingualism In Education
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...Education Overview Language acquisition is one of the essential development stages a child passes. It depends on several factors like the parents’ language, the local language, and the language exposed to children as they grow. The first and immediate language a child acquires may be the mother’s or whoever the child gets exposed to, immediately after their birth. Language acquisition may determine a person’s permanent language (Hoffman &Ytsma, 2003). For example, people who have exposure to only one language from childhood to adulthood, and do not learn another language are said to be monolingual (Berns, 2010). Acquiring a second language may be due to exposure to other... ? Effects of Trilingualism in...
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LANGUAGE, POWER & IDENTITY
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...language to be the most difficult for the other to adopt as they perceive their rich culture and social identity to be worthy of knowing, failing to see that a common medium of communication is needed to establish peace and harmony and bridge the differences promoting unity. Apart from promoting peace and unity, one must realize that a common language provides common platform and eases the degree of understanding too. References FAIRCLOUGH, N. (2001). Language and power. Harlow, Eng, Longman. NORTON, B. (2000). Identity and language learning: gender, ethnicity and educational change. Harlow, England,...
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Language
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...languages affects the academic and educational processes that are in play at that point in time (Fitch, 2010). Therefore, it is essential that one has the full understanding of the topic if they are to focus on a topic of education such as this case scenario with humanities and social sciences. These two subjects have integrated the definitions of language into their learning systems and as a result improving the modern approaches that have been introduced into the market for a higher chance of success. References Fitch, W. T. (2010). The Evolution of Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University...
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Language
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...languages affects the academic and educational processes that are in play at that point in time (Fitch, 2010). Therefore, it is essential that one has the full understanding of the topic if they are to focus on a topic of education such as this case scenario with humanities and social sciences. These two subjects have integrated the definitions of language into their learning systems and as a result improving the modern approaches that have been introduced into the market for a higher chance of success. References Fitch, W. T. (2010). The Evolution of Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press....
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LANGUAGE, POWER & IDENTITY
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...languages is profound and can be understood. It’s actually in his blood. Now aged 55, he is affluent in all the provincial languages of South Asia as well as English and Arabic. He is the perfect candidate for case study of a multi-lingual person. Brought up in Pakistan and having done matriculation from Sindh Board Of Education, he became well versed in English, Urdu and Sindhi. Inspiration towards Sindhi language and culture initiated and their local vegetables became a flow. After working for several years in interior Sindh as coordinator of training of welding and technicalities from Karachi Gas, the interest in Sindhi culture grew more and more, owing to the fact... ? Language, Power And Identity...
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Innovative Approaches in Mandarin Language
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...language learning program has been proposed to enhance Mandarin language skills students. A focus on grammar rules, sentence making, and real world tasks based on the new language can prove to be very effective for students in improving their listening, reading, and writing skills. References Beere J & Gilbert, I 2010, The Perfect (Ofsted) Lesson, Crown House Publishing, Carmarthen. Branden, K, Gorp, K & Verhelst, M 2007, Tasks in action: Task-Based language education from a Classroom-Based perspective, viewed 21 October 2015, Dixon, R 1991, A new approach to English grammar, on semantic principles, Oxford University Press, U.S.A... Innovative Approaches in Mandarin...
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