ERIC Number: EJ596885
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Reaching Joseph: How a Spanish-Speaking Anglo Teacher Helped a Monolingual English-Speaking Puerto Rican Child Learn Spanish.
Ariza, Eileen N.
Reading Improvement, v36 n3 p98-101 Fall 1999
Describes steps taken to lower the defense mechanism that acted as a barrier to second language learning for a 5-year-old English-speaking Puerto Rican child. Utilized three key principles: (1) getting to know the student as an individual; (2) changing oneself to adapt to the student; and (3) giving the student a chance to experience comfort and success. (NH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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