ERIC Number: ED278259
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Common Terms in Second Language Education.
Snow, Marguerite Ann
This glossary defines terms commonly used in second language education, including the subfields of foreign language education, bilingual education, and English as a second language. Its purpose is to minimize confusion about the use of the terms. The terms include: language/linguistic majority student; language/linguistic minority student; limited English proficient; non-English proficient; English-only; fluent English proficient; English as a second language (ESL); English as a foreign language (EFL); bilingual education; transitional bilingual program; maintenance bilingual program; pull-out program; foreign language in the elementary school (FLES); foreign language experience (FLEX); immersion education; early partial immersion; delayed immersion; late immersion; double immersion; structured immersion; two-way bilingual immersion; sheltered instruction; the Natural Approach; Community Language Learning (CLL) or Counseling Learning; Total Physical Response (TPR); Suggestopedia; Silent Way; and content-based instruction. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Language Education and Research.