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ERIC Number: EJ604624
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-0898
Nonnative English Speakers: Language Bigotry in English Mainstream Classrooms.
Valdes, Guadalupe
ADE Bulletin, n124 p12-17 Win 2000
Examines and discusses ways in which both subtle and blatant bigotry toward nonnative speakers of English is present in departments of English. Illustrates how unfounded and inaccurate beliefs about English language proficiency create a hostile climate for a new population of students. Discusses the spoken and written English problems encountered by nonnative English speakers in general. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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