ERIC Number: EJ214899
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1979
The Role of ESL in Bilingual Education.
Alatis, James E.
NABE: The Journal for the National Association for Bilingual Education, v3 n3 p27-37 Spr 1979
Discusses the bilingual education-ESL (English as a Second Language) controversy, revealing similarities between accepted definitions of both approaches. Explains ESL theory and essential elements of bilingual education programs from an ESL viewpoint. Describes possible contributions to bilingual education programs from ESL teachers. Calls for united professional support of bilingual education. (SB)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cooperation, Cultural Awareness, Educational Policy, English (Second Language), Language Instruction, Language Maintenance, Language of Instruction, Language Programs, Language Teachers, Linguistic Theory, Policy Formation, Professional Personnel, Second Language Learning
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A