ERIC Number: EJ501439
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Preschool Children's Help to Second Language Learners.
Hirschler, Julie A.
Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students, v14 p227-39 Win 1994
Studies social interaction between native speakers and second-language learners by examining the native speakers' role ininteraction using data collected with microethnographic methods. Findings indicate that native speakers should be trained to interact with second-language learners and language interaction should be a goal of the class as a group. (26 references) (CK)
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Classroom Research, Cultural Pluralism, Data Collection, English (Second Language), Interpersonal Communication, Native Speakers, Oral Language, Preschool Children, Second Language Learning, Sex Differences, Spanish Speaking, Student Role, Verbal Communication
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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