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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 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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    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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    How Much Spanish Do My Students Really Know? Grade 7-Tertiary
    In addition to the introduction sheet, materials from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session are: Activity...

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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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    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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    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.”

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    Teaching French as a Second Language Using Pathways to French Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation includes a program which has been created to help teachers who teach French as a second language in a multi-grade class, but are not bilingual themselves. The goal is to help teachers foster in their students...

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    The Implementation of Language Acquisition Classes Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article analyzes some important aspects, based on research, that provide guidance on how this process of second language acquisition is carried out.

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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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    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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    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...