ERIC Number: EJ674440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
What Reading Teachers Should Know about ESL Learners.
Drucker, Mary J.
Reading Teacher, v57 n1 p22-29 Sep 2003
Lists some factors that can complicate the reading process for nonnative speakers of English. Offers suggestions and strategies that can support students as they strive to acquire skills, such as orthography, phonology, cultural background, and vocabulary. Concludes that a culturally relevant teaching approach means that students' second languages can be viewed as an additive to the classroom environment. (PM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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