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ERIC Number: ED002632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Mar
Pages: 7
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TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE TO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUPILS.
NANCE, AFTON D.
RECOMMENDATIONS ON TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE INCLUDE--CREATING A CLASSROOM ATMOSPHERE THAT ENCOURAGES NON-ENGLISH-SPEAKING CHILDREN TO BE WILLING AND ANXIOUS TO LEARN, PLACING THE CHILDREN IN CLASSROOMS WITH CHILDREN OF THEIR OWN AGE AND SIZE, HELPING THE PARENTS TO UNDERSTAND THE SCHOOL'S AIMS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR ATTENDANCE, TREATING THE CHILD'S CULTURE RESPECTFULLY, ENCOURAGING THE CHILDREN TO SPEAK ENGLISH, BUT ALSO ALLOWING THEM TO SPEAK THEIR NATIVE TONGUE, EMPHASIZING EXPERIENCES IN UNDERSTANDING AND SPEAKING RATHER THAN IN READING AND WRITING, PLANNING A SEQUENCE OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT EXTENDING THROUGH ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS, PROVIDING INSERVICE EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEACHERS OF SUCH CHILDREN, ESTABLISHING SUMMER SCHOOLS FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN, AND CONDUCTING EXPERIMENTS AND DEVELOPING MATERIALS TO IMPROVE ENGLISH TEACHING FOR NONNATIVES.
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Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers: California (Sacramento)