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Bilingualism and its role in the teaching of English in relation to two urban secondary schools

Julie Binding

Bilingualism and its role in the teaching of English in relation to two urban secondary schools

by Julie Binding

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Ed.) - University of Birmingham, Dept. of English in Education, 1992.

Statementby Julie Binding.
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Open LibraryOL20860059M

Most EAL and bilingual learners will develop a functional level of English in the first two years of schooling in English but they will need continued support to develop the cognitive academic language proficiency necessary for academic success. Bilingual education can be very beneficial in the development of the second language. A study investigated the effects of home language and some bilingual instructional practices on language minority or bilingual secondary students' learning of English as a second language. Subjects were 17 teachers and their students from 12 secondary schools in an urban school district with a high Hispanic enrollment. Teachers were observed for their interaction with students or others.

  I quickly discovered that the arts are considered luxury extras in many US schools. The goal of most urban charter schools is to provide a long day of instruction in math, English, science and. the implementation of the policy of teaching science and mathematics in English in the Malaysian primary schools by highlighting its strengths and weaknesses. Based on these theoretical constructs, this paper posits the bilingual model adopted by the Chinese primary schools as a better.

Understanding the theory of bilingualism can assist in the process of deciding which strategies to implement. Each pupil is an individual and there is no 'one size fits all', so consider the pupils attitude to learning, skills and prior learning when devising a personalised approach. Especially in border regions schools were equipped with a special bilingual French-German program. The Goethe-Gymnasium in Frankfurt am Main in start to implement their bilingual program as the first German school with a German-English bilingual branch and one of the founding schools of the International Baccalaureate.


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This paper deals with the acquisition of a third language (English) and its relationship to psychosocial and socio‐educational variables in a bilingual educational context, the Basque Country. Subjects were secondary school students from two linguistic programmes: models A (Spanish, vehicular language) and D (Basque, vehicular language).Cited by: Current study reveals that the implementation of bilingualism has a significant role in teaching and learning the target language (L2) at junior high school level.

The use of bilingualism has been used as a teaching technique in EFL classes. of bilingual primary and secondary schools (the number of bilingual schools in Journal of Language and Cultural Education ( 3), ISSN (print).

According to (Trask, ) about 70 percent of the people in the world are bilingual. This demonstrates the necessity of investigating the role of bilingualism in the process of teaching and learning a foreign language. Across other countries in the world the bilingualism Cited by: 2.

languages are considered for teaching and learning though English is predominantly used in schools and institutions of higher learning.

Official multilingualism practice in South Africa shows the inclusion of isiZulu, isiXhosa, Afrikaans, Sepedi, English, Setswana, Sesotho, Xitsonga, Siswati, Tshivenda and isiNdebele as official languages [5].

type of bilingualism, Hamers and Blanc () argue for the importance of children’s social environments which must be adequate in bilingual development.

The goal here is to shed a light on bilingualism and its effect on children’s cognitive development in accordance with the available data.

Furthermore, a few theories concerning the reasons. In grade two, they started having English-language classes for about an hour a day, but the rest of the program was in French. Little by little, more English was brought in, so that by grade six.

Put simply, bilingualism is the ability to use two languages. However, defining bilingualism is problematic since Refers to the learning and teaching of English in a non-English context, such as learning English in Hungary.

Is often used to describe the roles of. “Speak in English!”: Inventing ‘everyday’ language policies 18 June When we think about language policies we tend to think big.

We might think of national mandates which determine the official language(s) of a country, or policies for education which specify the medium of instruction in state schools. English Language Teaching; Vol. 6, No.

1; analyzed the students and the teachers’ expressed responses and beliefs about the role of bilingualism in EFL classes. The findings of the study in general are that bilingualism as a resource in teaching facilitates in learning and reserve “bilingualism” for the study of how two or.

Part of her goal is to help schools move beyond binary categorizations like “ELL” and “English proficient” and to recognize that language diversity brings challenges but also long-term benefits.

“If we only look at ELL or English proficient, that’s not a representation of the whole spectrum of bilingualism,” she says. The United States has a troubled history of dealing with bilingualism.

But Daniella Suárez writes that bilingual programs have benefits for all students. The two definitions move on a different level of analysis: Spini simply distinguishes between two different social situations in which the second language is learnt: the first is a bilingual environment, the second monolingual.

Nevertheless, Balkan sees a difference of relation to the mother tongue in the two forms of bilingualism he describes. Language of learning and teaching (LOLT): Refers to the language medium in which learning and teaching, including assessment, takes place.

Bilingualism: Refers to the ability to communicate effectively in two languages, with more or less the same degree of proficiency in both languages. As changes and evolution happened in the Malaysian education system, English language became one of the compulsory subjects in primary and secondary schools (Ramiza Darmi & Albion, ) in.

The President has proposed an initiative called Respect: Best Job in the World, to invest a billion dollars to make sure that teaching in our highest-need schools is the best job in the world, including ensuring that teachers have the compensation and opportunities for. Use this lesson in online or face-to-face teaching to focus on the benefits of being bilingual or multilingual.

Introduction This lesson was devised to celebrate International Mother Language Day on 21 February, which exists to promote awareness of linguistic diversity and multilingualism.

In her view, the seal of biliteracy has the power to support bilingualism for English-learners and English-fluent students who speak another language at home, but only if. Bilingual Education in the Classroom. Bilingual education is the process of teaching students using two languages.

Educators usually teach students in their native language in conjunction with a second language utilizing differing levels of the native and second language depending on the requirements specified in lesson plans and teaching models.

Bilingual education in school: The best time to learn a language is between birth and 8 years old. From years old, a child naturally knows the language to which he is exposed and expresses himself in that tongue. However, most languages are introduced much later in schools. into secondary school. EPPSE and EPPSE Effective Pre-School, Primary and Secondary Education.

The third (EPPSE ) and fourth (EPPSE ) phases of the longitudinal study, which ran from – (the secondary school period). EPPSEM Effective Primary Pedagogical Strategies in English and Maths.Another important fact to consider in the interpretation of the results of this study is that these children were attending English-only schools in Arizona, a state known for its English-only policies in the schools (e.g., Crawford, ).

It is possible that the low support for L1 at the school level explains the bilingual effects seen in this.2. Never miss out on a lesson.

Rather than being a hindrance, advocates of the bilingual method argue that the mother tongue of the students is the greatest resource in the language learning process. This is true particularly for those students over the age of 7 or 8, when the mother tongue has been firmly established in the students’ minds.