Effective Instruction For English Learners

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Summary one: Effective Instruction for English Learners
Calderon, Slavin and Sanchez (2011) in their article “Effective Instruction for English Learners” consider the problem of students who are non English speakers and come to live in the USA for several reasons such as immigrants. The U.S government requires every school that has more than 5 percent non-English speakers to provide these with specialized programs. The authors go to explain useful instructions for teaching students English Language. They also review the most successful models for teaching non native speakers. The authors indicate that the most important approach to enhance and improve the outcomes for English learners is to reform the “entire” school, and use an effective
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Also, the author points out how the improving in technology plays an important role in acquiring the English language. There are many “techniques applicable” for teaching English, teachers must decide what is the best. in addition, Shyamlee goes on analyzing the importance and the goals of using “Multimedia Technology” to English teaching in promoting the students’ desire to learn English, supports the communication skills among students and between students and their teachers, gain a knowledge about the western culture, improve the teaching effect, produce a context for teaching the language and to create a flexible environment for students. In addition, the author states some problems that could be arising from using technology. At the end of the article, the author states some suggestions and strategies to ensure the appropriate and the effective use of technology (Shyamlee 2012).
Summary three: The Positive effects of Integrating ICT in Foreign Language Teaching
In the article” The Positive effects of Integrating ICT in Foreign Language Teaching” Isisag (n.d) clarifies the important need in using technology in educational setting, and in teaching English as a foreign language. The author goes on mention the advantages of ICT in teaching foreign language. It helps in adapt the assigned materials, use alternative skills such as image and video clip, and focus on specified aspect of the lesson. The author goes on list the advantages of ICT. ICT
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