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ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom: Introduction (00:49)

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Over recent decades, the cultural diversity in classrooms has dramatically increased. This program highlights tips and strategies for teaching English as a second language.

How to Help (04:25)

Many people who live in Australia do not speak English as their first language. Teachers need to be aware of the linguistic and cultural challenges ESL students face; hear examples of teacher challenges and how to overcome them. A summary reviews the content discussed in this segment.

Best Practices in the Classroom (03:59)

Several strategies will help ESL students have the best success in a mainstream classroom. Teachers should consider: language demands in lesson plans, how to increase language comprehension, provide ESL students opportunities to use new language, and develop concept checks in the lessons. A summary reviews the content discussed in this segment.

Strategies for Building Learner Confidence (05:34)

Teachers can facilitate language learning in a mainstream classroom. Encourage ESL students' confidence in risk taking, think through the lesson carefully, use language modeling, implement small group work, and allow mistakes. A summary reviews the content discussed in this segment.

Tools and Tips for Teaching Content (04:50)

Subject teachers can help ESL students engage with subject content. Tips include: using non-verbal cues, pre-teaching and chunking learning, encouraging student paraphrasing, using the think-pair-share strategy, checking comprehension, and designing engaging tasks. A summary reviews the content discussed in this segment.

Building Thinking Skills (04:00)

Teachers should refrain from "dumbing down" material for ESL learners; it can lead to disengagement and resentment. Challenge students by using cooperative and cognitive thinking skills, encourage higher order thinking, support individual learning styles, and encourage the sharing of past experiences. A summary reviews the content discussed in this segment.

Credits: Teaching ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom (00:52)

Credits: Teaching ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom

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Teaching ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom


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It is vital for teachers to consider the language used in their subject area from an ESL learner's point of view. This informative program helps teachers accommodate ESL learners with real-life classroom examples and practical strategies. Explore how teachers can consider the language demands of their lessons and use non-verbal cues to enhance language comprehension. Learn how language modeling builds learner confidence and how to differentiate between language and content when correcting. See a demonstration of the "Think-Pair-Share" strategy for concept checking and better understand the importance of integrating cognitive taxonomies and learning styles to build thinking skills. Produced in Australia.

Length: 25 minutes

Item#: BVL94153

ISBN: 978-1-68272-024-0

Copyright date: ©2010

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