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English Language Learners

Scope Note: 
Students whose first language is not English and who are in the process of learning English. Emphasis is on development of English skills, not on the limited proficiency. Use only for students in English-speaking countries. For those students of English outside English-speaking countries, use "English (Second Language)" and "Second Language Learning".
Category: Language and Speech
Broader Terms
Language Minorities
Narrower Terms
Use this term instead of
Related Terms
Bilingual Education
Bilingual Education Programs
Bilingual Teacher Aides
Bilingual Teachers
English (Second Language)
Ethnic Groups
Language Dominance
Language Proficiency
Limited English Speaking
Minority Groups
Native Speakers
Non English Speaking
Second Language Learning
Spanish Speaking
Special Needs Students
Testing Accommodations
Added to ERIC: 1/5/2012