ERIC Number: EJ575454
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Role Reversal: The Problems of a Spanish-Speaking Anglo Teaching Spanish to english Dominant Puerto Rican Children.
Ariza, Eileen N.
Foreign Language Annals, v31 n3 p431-36 Fall 1998
Describes the unique situation of an Anglo Spanish-speaking teacher who is assigned to teach Spanish to a group of non-Spanish-speaking youngsters of Puerto Rican descent. Successful strategies for overcoming the socio- and psycholinguistic barriers of working in this situation are listed as the teacher describes how she created a non-threatening learning environment. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A