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  • Adventist Resource
    NAD Standards for High School Foreign Languages Courses Grade 9-Grade 12
    Download course standards for high school foreign language learning courses in North American Adventist high schools.

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    A Brief Ethnography on Philippine English Tertiary
    "The Philippines is a nation with a rich culture and heritage that reflects the indigenous diversity of the islands. Its present identity and unique features are not whimsical. They are mainly the result of a combination of events throughout its history....

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    Adventist Colleges Abroad - A Well-Kept Secret in Adventist Education Tertiary
    Communication skills, including foreign-language and cross-cultural competence, need to be a part of any serious curriculum, both in K-12 and in higher education. Adventist Colleges Abroad (ACA) provides one such tool to help young people acquire crosscultural,...

  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Grade 5-Lifelong
    Discover Languages... Discover the World is a US national campaign to raise public awareness about the importance of learning languages and understanding cultures in the lives of all Americans. It includes information about languages, research on elementary...

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    Brain Breaks in the Target Language - Re-energize without Using English! Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session showed attendees "how to use [brain breaks] to boost use of the target language, motivate students and build community." See the presentation for information and sample brain breaks for use in your classroom,...

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    Building Community and Proficiency in the Language Classroom through Co-created Stories Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn three low-prep techniques that spark student creativity while building second language proficiency. Use 'card talk' on Day 1 at any level, to get to know each other through the...

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    Creating Equality in Testing Student with English as a Second Language Grade 4-Grade 8
    Is there a significant difference between “English as a Second Language” (ESL) students’ rankings of their multiple intelligences on a written test in English, and their ranking of the same intelligences on a pictorial test? When considered...

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    Early is Better: The Case for Foreign Language Study in Adventist Elementary Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Research shows that children exposed to two languages as early as birth experience greater "cognitive gains", and demonstrate higher levels of linguistic flexibility, creativity, and cognitive development in understanding language. The author presents...

  • Enchanted Learning Kindergarten-Grade 5
    A wealth of lesson ideas, kids' pages, games, maps, coloring pages of animals (very specific, with facts accompanying each), and more. Many resources are free. With $20 annual membership, access 20,000 more elementary resources in the following sections: Biology:...

  • Foreign Language Teaching Forum Grade 5-Grade 12
    Excellent resources for foreign language teachers can be mined from FLTEACH's online searchable archives. The Foreign Language Teaching Forum is an integrated service for FL teachers. Online resources for Chinese, English, German, French, Italian, Japanese,...

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    Foreign Languages: An Imperative for Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Foreign language study is an imperative for Adventist colleges and universities. Adventist mission and evangelistic tradition provides adequate reason for promoting foreign languages in the curriculum. The renewed challenge is maintaining the balance between...

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    INFO Editorial: Successful Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this editorial, Wa-Mbaleka, describes how this issue of International Forum focuses on three factors of successful learning: emotional support, linguistic competence, and academic support. Articles in this issue include: A...

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    Integration of Faith and Learning in the ESOL Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    “In Christian higher education, the integration of faith and learning is of paramount importance, as professors and students approach teaching and learning within a Christian worldview. The classroom where English is learned as a second language (L2)...

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    Language and Faith - Teaching Languages in Faith-Based Colleges and Universities Grade 11-Lifelong
    Andreasen discusses key issues relating to language and faith. Christians should care more about the people than their language. Common reasons given for learning languages are evaluated, including to succeed in business, to influence or control others, to...

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    Learning and Teaching Strategies for Foreign Language Grade 1-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares strategies and methods for second language teaching.

  • Lexicool: Multilingual & Bilingual Dictionaries Grade 7-Lifelong is one of the most comprehensive directories of bilingual and multilingual dictionaries on the Internet. The site has a fully searchable database, with over a thousand titles referenced. Free downloads, translation and interpreting courses, software...

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    Mental Translation in the Learning Process of Second Language Acquisition? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Julia Falla shares her observations about teaching students from different language backgrounds. She suggests that teachers should take into consideration the importance of the mother tongue, and teach English not as a mother tongue, but as a second language.

  • PBS Teacher Resource Page Preschool-Grade 12
    Utilize these free resources from the Public Broadcasting Service. Resources include video and audio clips, documents, lesson plans, and more. You can find resources for Pre-K through grade 12 for all subject area.

  • Research in Support of Elementary School Foreign Language Learning Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The bibliography on this page, compiled by Carol Ann Pesola and Helena Curtain, includes research that shows the benefits of early language learning. This includes research on foreign language in the elementary school (FLES) programs and research on immersion...

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    Second Language Acquisition - A General Overview Grade 6-Lifelong
    “This paper synthesizes important topics pertaining to [second language acquisition] to help [Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages] experts with some fundamental understanding.”

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    Teaching and Assessing Language Skills Online Tertiary
    "This article explores strategies that can be used to effectively teach and assess the language skills of students in online language classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels."

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    Teaching ESOL Listening and Speaking Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article covers “techniques designed to help adult learners gain proficiency in listening comprehension, retention, pronunciation, and fluency.”

  • Teaching Proficiency though Reading and Storytelling Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This website provides materials on how to teach any foreign language for mastery. This method teaches students a few words a day but with repetition and storytelling students quickly reach fluency.

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    The Affective Dimension in Adult Foreign Language Learning - a Christian Teacher's Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Hole's purpose in writing this paper was a personal one but she trusts that it can be of some help to other language teachers taking the same journey. She wanted to find a biblical framework within which to articulate her thinking and practice regarding ways...

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    The Socio-Pragmatic Role of Songs in the L2 Classroom Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "In recent years, the field of second language acquisition has highlighted the teaching of culture, emphasizing that culture and language influence each other. In this relationship, songs are one expression of culture. As such, they are worthy to be included...

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    Using the Bible to Teach a Foreign Language Grade 11-Tertiary
    Including the teaching of Spanish as a second language, "the integration of faith and values with teaching and learning is a deliberate and systematic process of approaching the entire educational enterprise—both curricular and co-curricular—from...

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    What School Administrators Can Do to Support English Language Learners Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout sessions provided "school administrators with strategies for supporting ELLs and their teachers, ideas for engaging ELL families, and an opportunity to dialogue and ask questions." Read the presentation for details.