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  • Adventist Resource
    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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    A Phonics Patchwork Kindergarten-Grade 2
    This article follows a new teacher's discoveries of how to teach phonics in a fun and exciting way. Utilizing many different sources, she divided the consonants into 'good guys' and 'bad guys,' taught vowel sounds through chants and songs, as well as sight...

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    AIIAS Goals and Corporate Identity Study Tertiary
    "AIIAS exists to develop Christian leaders for service to the Church and society. As a faith-based educational institution its mission must reflect spiritual as well as academic concerns. Is AIIAS accomplishing that mission? This mixed methods study analyzed...

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    An Action Plan for Teaching Young English Language Learners Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Lambert provides practical tips on helping a young child learn English in a early elementary multigrade classroom. Section headings include: preparing for the ELL's arrival, assigning a peer mentor, resources, categorizing ESL strategies, introducing the ELL...

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    Analysis of Some Influences on Literacy as Observed by Facilitators of Literacy in Cambodia Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Cambodia is a country that lags behind many of its neighbors in literacy. Seventh-day Adventist church workers have found that offering adult literacy classes is one good way to introduce Buddhists to Christianity. Many of the literacy students are actually...

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    Best-Practice Strategies to Use with Secondary ELL in Content Areas Grade 9-Grade 12
    With this 2018 NAD convention breakout session presentation, "learn how to effectively modify instruction, page, and materials in content classes for English Language Learners. Ensure that English Language Learners have a full opportunity to master essential...

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    Communicating Christian Values through Teaching English as a Second Language - The Use of Poetry Grade 11-Lifelong
    Poblete describes the pedagogical methodology used in communicating Christian values through poetry while teaching English as a second language. This paper was presented at the 24th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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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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    Creating Successful Strategies for ESL Instruction Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article offers "ideas to aid teachers of English as a Second Language in crafting the strategies that will ensure success in a variety of situations. Its recommendations are based on personal experiences and the observations of many individuals in...

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    Cultural and Linguistic Impact on ESL Assessment Grade 1-Lifelong
    Salazar prompts thinking about three important components in the process of learning to speak English, or any second language: background knowledge, and the cultural and linguistic context of each English language learner. Standards and assessments for ELL...

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    Developing a masters degree program - A case study in organizational operation and development Tertiary
    The present study addressed the experience of Avondale College in developing the M.Ed. (curriculum) English as a Second Language (ESL) courses, recognising that this was an integrated part of a larger program of course expansion undertaken by the College at...

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    Do Non-Native Speakers Make Good ESL Teachers? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kim discusses the advantages and disadvantages of non-native English-speaking teachers, drawing on her experience as both a teacher and director of English Second Language programs in Korea and the USA. While native speakers may be better language models,...

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    Easy English Bible Grade 3-Lifelong
    "EasyEnglish is a form of simple English developed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). This site contains Bible commentaries, Bible translations, Bible studies, and other materials that we have written in simple English. They are free for you to download and...

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    Embracing Language Minority Students Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Instead of retaining students for one or two years until their language skills are proficient, or tossing them into the classroom in a 'sink or swim' situation, Norka Blackman-Richards presents a strong case for structured inclusion of non-native speakers...

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    English For Life - Learning With Heart and Mind Grade 6-Lifelong
    This site features numerous resources for Christian ESL or English second language learning. Workbooks, workshops, and other resources are centered around biblical themes and stories. NOTE: Be sure to check content for compatibility with Adventist beliefs.

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    English Language Learners in the Classroom - A Call for Accountability, A Promise of Classroom Enrichment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Explore why and how Adventist schools can help students with limited English proficiency (LEP) succeed. This article considers multicultural dynamics in the classroom, tips online for English language learners (ELL), program models, and reasons to help every...

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    ESL Writers in the Mainstream College Classroom - Cultivating a Culture of Success Tertiary
    Read this article for “insight on how college educators can better understand ESL students in their classrooms, particularly from three different perspectives: ESL students’ backgrounds, the texts they produce, and the errors they make.”

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    Help! They Don't All Speak English Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session focused on "how to integrate English Language Learners into your content area classes." See the presentation file for ideas.

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    Helping Struggling Readers and Students With Limited English Proficiency Kindergarten-Grade 3
    This article examines reading expectations for students, particularly in kindergarten through grade 3, as well as strategies that regular classroom teachers can use to identify and assist struggling readers. Many teachers know what reading materials and strategies...

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    Idioms with Repetition Grade 6-Grade 12
    Idioms are an important part of the English language. This lesson plan will help you introduce and develop the use of idioms with repetition for high school ESL students. The teacher can adapt for use with any kind of idiom.

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    Implementing Language Acquisition Classrooms Grade 1-Lifelong
    This article examines research on second-language learning and how it has influenced understanding of what language is and how a learner acquires a second language.

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    Improving the Writing Skills of English Learners - An Impact on Student Learning Analysis Grade 5-Grade 12
    "In this action research project, English learners’ (ELs) progress is monitored with a variety of formal and informal evaluation methods through the Impact on Student Learning Analysis (ISLA). The purpose of this ISLA is to: a) determine the effect...

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    Including Second-language Learners in the Writing Classroom Grade 7-Tertiary
    "Migration is a global trend, with more diverse sending and receiving countries than in the past. Teachers in more and more countries now face the daunting challenge of working with learners struggling to write across a language barrier."

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    Integrating English Language Skills in the ESL Classroom Grade 8-Tertiary
    How an English as Second Language teacher integrated the skills students learned and bridged the gap between theory and application. Activities that integrate the skills developed in reading, conversation, grammar, and writing are discussed.

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in Teaching ESL - Possibilities in Grammar Classes Grade 9-Lifelong
    The author illustrates how integration of faith and learning is possible in an English as a Second Language (ESL) Grammar class and proposes that first language acquisition and universal grammar testify to the existence of a Creator God. This paper was...

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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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    JAE Editorial: English Language Learners in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This issue focuses on policy trends, programs, processes, recommended classroom and assessment practices for elementary, secondary and post-secondary ELL (English language learners) in culturally and linguistically diverse Adventist schools. This edition...

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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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    Language Learners and School Readiness - A Case Study of Two Korean Boys Kindergarten-Grade 1
    "Language learning and school readiness interact. Students who start first grade in a new language may experience readiness differently from what native speaker children experience. Beginning language learners will act differently in social and school...

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    Learning styles and gender as related to achievement in English among students in North Sulawesi Adventist Boarding Schools, Indonesia Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study investigated linkages between the learning styles and gender and achievement in English among students in North Sulawesi Adventist boarding schools, Indonesia. In doing so, it sought to contribute to a better theoretical understanding of the students’...

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    Learning to Teach Adults - Principles of Adult Education in the Writings of Ellen White Tertiary
    "This paper examines the writings of Ellen White for the presence and application of several key adult education principles as identified by Malcolm Knowles. The practical application of these principles is then examined in the teaching of college English...

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    Making International Students Feel at Home on Your Campus Tertiary-Lifelong
    International students can greatly enrich a school's student body. Topics discussed in this article are the benefits of diversity, government regulations, Andrews University services for international students, adapting to life in a new country, and impacting...

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    Promoting More English Language Teaching and Learning in Adventist Organizations Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper discusses the role of English in today’s Adventist world. It proposes some paths to meet the English teaching and learning needs to better equip the Adventist people for the mission and for their lives in the 21st century. These include...

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    Readers Theatre in the Classroom - Using Puppets and Scripts to Improve Reading Fluency Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Inspired by the requests of teachers in East Malaysia, the author examined research on language growth associated with puppets and scripts. She then made several trips back to Borneo, conducting her own interesting research on the topic.

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    Scripture and Language Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Wahlen shares how she incorporates the Bible into English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at Union College. Practical tips on faith integration using God's Word, including a sample lesson plan, make this a valuable article for English teachers.

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    Some Reflections on the Deficiencies in Second Language Learning 0-2 years-Lifelong
    There are many reasons why a person would want to learn a second language. Undoubtedly expanding one's knowledge to other languages will bring many beneļ¬ts. As with any type of learning, it is important to find the learning methodology that is best for the...

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    South Korean Adults' Perception on Causes of Difficulties with Spoken English Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study investigated the perceptions of South Korean adults on the causes of their difficulties in speaking English as a foreign language. The participants of this study were 87 adult students from two institutions of higher learning in the Philippines....

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    Student Missionaries and English Language Learners Tertiary-Lifelong
    Campbell interviews three student missionaries who taught English language learners. She concludes: "we must give careful consideration to their [student missionary] training and orientation... let's make sure they have access to resources that will make...

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    Teaching academic writing to graduate English as Second Language students: the effects of instruction on student academic writing at the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS), Philippines Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this study was to determine, through action research, the effects of instruction on graduate English Second Language (ESL) student academic writing at the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS). Models and...

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    Teaching Adult Learners of ESL Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors, experienced ESL faculty, share why adults want to learn English, what adult learners are like, which methods and instructional strategies to consider.

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    Teaching Aids in English Language Teaching in Zimbabwe - The Case of Gwanda District Grade 9-Tertiary
    "The study investigated teaching aids in English language instruction in secondary schools in Gwanda South District, Zimbabwe...Findings showed that teachers in secondary schools rarely use teaching aids when teaching the English language."

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    Teaching English as a Second Language: A Challenge and a Privilege Tertiary-Lifelong
    Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) to college level students goes beyond the academic training and expertise. This article shares that effective ESL teachers have learned to motivate and inspire, encourage frustrated students, minister to students...

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    Teaching English as a Second Language: Dilemmas and Solutions Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist education is ill-prepared to meet the challenge of multilingualism. In 1980, more than 10% of Americans (23 million persons) speak a language other than English at home. Teachers in mainstream classrooms can help students with limited English proficiency....

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    The Effects of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education on the English Literacy of Children in Silang, Philippines Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "English proficiency has become equally vital for success in the global arena. With the implementation of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) in the Philippines, the English literacy development of Filipinos may be adversely affected. This...

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    The Ideal School Preschool-Lifelong
    The IDEAL School is an Adventist-owned boarding school for international students and families who want to improve their English skills in a safe, family environment near Portland, Oregon.

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    Travelers All: Teaching English in a Multicultural World Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Gilian Gorle discusses the challenges that face English teachers in modern society. One major issue is the variety found within the English language and speakers of English. Writing assignments that allow students to showcase their various cultures is one...

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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.

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    Writing with Integrity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Writing is not merely a form of sharing what we have learned; the writing process actually helps us learn. It also helps us better understand what we know. Writing is really about thinking, not about production. Language skills support good thinking...