ERIC Number: ED258481
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
A Handbook for Teaching Korean-Speaking Students.
Park, Chong K.
A handbook designed to facilitate effective instruction of Korean immigrant students in California has five parts. The first gives an overview of the language group, outlining their socioeconomic experience in California and the United States, reasons for immigrating, the Korean educational system, and attitudes toward schooling and involvement with the schools. The second section describes historical and sociocultural factors concerning the Korean language in both Korea and California, including the literacy rate and attitudes, attitudes toward certain language skills, training in and use of English in Korea and within the Korean community in California, community efforts to develop children's language skills, and use of Korean in the California Korean community. The third section discusses Korean linguistic characteristics, such as its history, the distribution of dialects, phonology, grammar, morphology, characteristics of the writing system, and cultural patterns reflected in language use. Section 4 recommends instructional and curricular strategies for Korean and English language development, concerning cognitive factors in primary and secondary language devlopment, readiness skills for formal language instruction, transfer of skills, and development of additive bilingualism, A final section list references, readings, district Korean enrollments, Korean holidays and special events, and organizational, community, and other instructional resources. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Educational Attitudes, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Ethnicity, Immigrants, Korean, Korean Americans, Language Attitudes, Language Patterns, Limited English Speaking, Native Language Instruction, Parent Participation, Second Language Instruction, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Characteristics, Student Experience, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Bilingual Bicultural Education.; California State Univ., Los Angeles. Evaluation, Dissemination and Assessment Center.
Identifiers - Location: California