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native language

[′nād·iv ′laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
Machine language that is executed by the computer for which it is specifically designed, in contrast to a computer using an emulator.

native language

The machine language of a particular CPU family such as x86, ARM or IBM System z. Also known as "native code." See native executable, machine language and native mode.
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Developmental bilingual: Similar to transitional bilingual, but longer-term, with the goal of helping students develop literacy in both English and their native language.
While encouraging native language development and use among students may initially seem daunting or present challenges to monolingual teachers, creative solutions can help teachers to overcome potential barriers to this practice.
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Marketing messages expressed in people's native languages are most effective at triggering emotional reactions, according to a new study.
In reality, the interest of the federal government was to promote Standard English and to allow the teaching of a Native language as a tangential feature.
Regardless of the students' native language status (whether NE or L2), strong readers and struggling readers seem to share many features in common.
This very clear when you read a novel or a text that includes Native words or phrases and you actually know that language: the inconsistencies in spelling, the glaring grammatical mistakes, the contextual masquerade in which the speaker can recognize that the Native language and context are not in agreement (the writer simply used what words they knew, not the words that were appropriate).
The college has not yet decided which Native language it will offer, in part because that will depend on the background of the person it ultimately hires.
Now, Ligaya is 25 years old and realizes the importance of possessing her native language and heritage.
Similarly, one can estimate the effect of instruction in two languages by comparing students whose transition to English was delayed (who were taught curriculum in their native language while receiving supplemental English instruction) with those who grew up in bilingual households but are English functional.
To help them appreciate each other, I have them fill out cards with their names in English and their native language, a few phrases in their native language, and other information such as their likes.
Anyone with net access should be able to "enconvert" text from a range of native languages into UNL, and then to "deconvert" from UNL to any other native language.