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ERIC Number: ED425665
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 4
Abstractor: N/A
ESL Fact Sheet.
Burt, Miriam
This fact sheet on English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instruction provides brief explanations of the following: the meaning of the terms ESL and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages); student motivation for taking ESL classes; how long it takes to learn English; ESL adult enrollment rates; ESL program design options; general methods and approach used for ESL instruction; the teacher's language competency needs; some current salient issues in ESL instruction; and how to obtain more information about the field. (MSE) (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Spring Institute for International Studies, 1610 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Refugee Resettlement (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Spring Inst. for International Studies, Denver, CO.