Second Language Students in English-Medium Classrooms

Second Language Students in English-Medium Classrooms

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Second Language Students in English-Medium Classrooms offers a real-life practical guide to teachers that will enable them to serve students from many linguistic and cultural backgrounds effectively. Written in an accessible manner it includes numerous exemplary strategies and resources as well as practical references to the latest uses of embedded technology. All of these are designed to reflect contemporary practice in international schools. The book also tackles the controversial and politically-charged issues of the potentially overwhelming impact of English in global contexts and the use of studentsa€™ mother-tongues in English-medium classrooms. Written by an author and researcher with over 35 yearsa€™ experience, this book is an essential resource for all teachers, administrators and parents of children in international schools.A single moveor multiple moves mayhave the effectof altering thepattern of childrena#39;s language use. ... while othersare placedinlocal schoolsinnewpostings, especiallyif thelanguage of the local community isconsidered tohavea highlevelof ... bilingualism brings advantages beyond the obvious benefitsof being able tofunction intwo languages and in different settings. ... They tend to show advanced metalinguistic abilities (particularly inthe way language as a whole is processed): a€c Theyanbsp;...

Title:Second Language Students in English-Medium Classrooms
Author:Coreen Sears
Publisher:Multilingual Matters - 2015-02-20


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