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Building Literacy With English Language Learners : Insights from Linguistics (Paperback) (Kristin Lems &

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How can linguistics help teachers of English language learners (ELLs) improve their instruction? What specific competencies do ELLs need to build in order to speak, listen, read, and write in a new language? Now revised and expanded with a broader view of literacy, this book has guided thousands of inservice and preservice teachers to understand the processes involved in second-language acquisition and help ELLs succeed. The authors explain relevant linguistic concepts with a focus on what works in today's diverse PreK-12 classrooms. Effective teaching strategies are illustrated with engaging classroom vignettes; the volume also features instructive discussion questions and a glossary. (First edition title: Teaching Reading to English Language Learners.)

New to This Edition
*Broader view of literacy; increased attention to oral language and writing as well as reading.
*Chapter on digital learning, plus new content on digital technology throughout the book.
*Even more user friendly--additional classroom suggestions from real teachers, vignettes, and examples and graphics illustrating linguistic concepts.
*End-of-chapter "challenge questions" that inspire deeper reflection.
*Coverage of timely topics, such as numeracy and the language innovations of text messages.
Number of Pages: 334.0
Genre: Education, Language + Art + Disciplines
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Author: Kristin Lems & Leah D. Miller & Tenena M. Soro
Language: English
Street Date: August 17, 2017
TCIN: 52836136
UPC: 9781462531592
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-8259

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