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ERIC Number: EJ532482
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-1461
Enhancing Communication: Toward Optimal Language Learning for Limited English Proficient Students.
Cheng, Li-Rong Lilly
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, v27 n4 p347-54 Oct 1996
This article discusses "difficult discourse" or the psychological and sociological difficulties that arise in the conflict of language, ideology, and cultural identity occurring between students/families who are limited English proficient (LEP) and the American mainstream education system. A case example of a fifth-grade Asian student is provided and strategies for reducing difficult discourse are explained. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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