You use English words but retain some of the structures from that native language
In kindergarten, instruction starts mostly in the native language
, but the proportion of English instruction increases over time, with the goal of moving students into English immersion by second or third grade.
For example, teachers can encourage EL students to use their native languages
for academic purposes in small collaborative groups; enlist parent support in developing native language
literacy in the home; support EL student use of native language
learning logs; and provide instructional materials, environmental print, and reading materials in the native languages
of their EL students.
All else being equal, it is generally preferable to communicate with consumers using their own native language
, as doing so should result in more emotional messages," the authors added.
The BEA was enacted as a supplemental grant program to provide funding to local school districts to encourage the use of Native language
instruction approaches for students who did not know English (Osorio-O'Dea, P.
Experts say that because the majority of native language
speakers are passing away, almost all of these languages could be gone by 2050.
Much of our knowledge of second language reading (L2 reading) depends on existing theories of native language
reading (L1 reading): such theories include the bottom-up model (e.
The other most vocal proponents for Native language
preservation and use, aside from language teachers and immersion school advocates, are our writers, critics, and educators.
The study emphasizes cultural hybridity, chiefly through the explication of change in native language
usage under the impact of Spanish rule.
But rather than use the endowment for a single discipline, as universities traditionally do, LCC will rotate it each year among different divisions with the Native language
program going first.
These children have to learn two languages -- American Sign Language, which is their native language
, and English, which is their written language," said Dr.
Many educators and parents still are not convinced whether children can use native language
at home while learning English in school.