Tag Archives: content and language integrated learning

Challenges for ELs in the Social Studies Classroom

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

Understanding the language and concepts used in a social studies classroom provides an enormous challenge to ELs. ELs generally lack prior knowledge of the U.S. history, geography, and current events needed to understand new material in social studies, and even … Continue reading

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Teaching Content-Area Vocabulary to ELs

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

If ESL teachers want to help their students understand content-area texts, they need to aid classroom teachers in learning  teaching strategies  that help English learners (ELs) gain new content area vocabulary. In a recent TESOL blog,  I discussed modifying teaching … Continue reading

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Global Resources in ESP: Considering the Integration of Language and Content

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! As an educator, I find it helpful to become familiar with important approaches to language learning that may not be considered “principled ESP” but that sometimes may be related. Therefore, I would like to share with you … Continue reading

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