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jllong Foundations for Teaching English Language Learners Ch. 1
Johnson University ESED 3133
Terms in this set (17)
A situation in which a second language is eventually added to a student's native language without replacing it.
An alternative label for ELLs that draws attention to the other language or languages in the learners' linguistic repertoires, situates these learners in a continuum of bilingual development, and emphasizes that a fundamental goal of programs for these learners should be to help them attain high levels of proficiency in both their home language and English.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
An academic subject, course, or program designed to teach English to students who are not yet proficient in the language.
English Language Learner (ELL)
A label for students who are non-native speakers of English and are in the process of attaining proficiency in English. Sometimes shortened to English learner (EL).
Fluent English Proficiency (FEP)
The official designation of former ELLs who have attained sufficient English proficiency to meet their state's criteria for redesignation.
In the United States, refers to a non-English language to which one has a family tie. Both ELLs and students who are proficient in English and may have little to no proficiency in their heritage language, as is common for second and third-generation immigrant students, may be designated heritage language students.
A point of view in which the home language of ELLs is viewed as a problem to be overcome as students learn English and academic content through English.
A point of view in which the native language of ELLs is viewed as a strength to be developed and built on to help the students learn English and academic content.
Language Majority Students
Describes students who are native speakers of the standard language variety spoken by the dominant group of a given society. In the United States, the term covers students who speak standard English.
Language Minority Students
Describes students who are not native speakers of the language spoken by the dominant group of a given society. In the United States the term covers all students who speak languages other than standard English.
Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
A label for students who have not yer attained proficiency in English. Although the English language learner (ELL) label is preferred, LEP remains an official legal designation in federal and in many states' legislation
The reclassification of a student from English language learner (ELL) or limited English proficiency (LEP), to fluent English proficiency (FEP), based on criteria established by a school district or state.
Response to Intervention (RTI)
A model for school improvement and for identifying students in need of special education involving three tiers of instructional support and interventions.
The development of proficiency in a second language after proficiency has been developed in the first language.
The development of proficiency in two languages at the same time.
Specially designed instruction required to meet the unique needs of disabled students so they can benefit from their education
A situation in which a second language eventually replaces a student's home language.
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