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September 2011

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    • EAL Programmes in the Elementary School at NIST
      Early Years – Year 1
      Kyla Kopperud
      13 September 2011
    • ESL to EAL
      ESL = English as a Second Language
      EAL = English as an Additional Language
    • EAL Specialists
      Year 1
      Ms Cristina Landazabal
      clandazabal@nist.ac.th
      Coordinator
      Ms Kyla Kopperud
      kkopperud@nist.ac.th
    • Today’s Session
      Language acquisition
      Factors affecting additional language learning
      EAL Programme at NIST
      How can you help as parents
      Questions
    • Ice Breaker
      Turn to the person sitting beside you and discuss:
      How many languages they speak?
      How they learnt these languages?
      Whether or not they consider themselves a bilingual
    • Additional Language Acquisition
      based on research of:
      • Krashen, Cummins, Chamot& O’Malley, Thomas & Collier
    • Mother Tongue/ First Language
    • 500 words
      Mother Tongue/ First Language
    • 500 words
      500 words
      Mother Tongue/ First Language
    • 500 words
      500 words
      2000 words
      Mother Tongue/ First Language
    • 3000 words
      500 words
      500 words
      2000 words
      Mother Tongue/ First Language
    • Advanced Language Proficiency
      3000 words
      500 words
      500 words
      2000 words
      Mother Tongue/ First Language
    • Advanced Language Proficiency
      3000 words
      500 words
      500 words
      2000 words
      Mother Tongue/ First Language
    • Questions for Reflection
      • What type of foundation are you providing?
      • How can you strengthen your child’s foundation?
      • Are you helping your child to build a hut or a house?
    • BICS and CALP
      Basic Interpersonal Communicative Skills
      Playground or Social English
      1 - 2 years to acquire
      Socially successful
      Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency
      Academic English
      5-7 years acquire
      Academically successful
    • Levels of Language Proficiency
    • Factors affecting language learning
      • Level of mother-tongue proficiency
      • Family support
      • Motivation
      • Personality and learning style
      • Access to native speakers
      • Similarity of home language to English
    • How long will it take?
      • Cannot be put on a schedule or timetable
      • Rate differs
      • Pressure produces adverse results
    • Goals of the EAL Programme
      Short-term:
      • to help English language learners become successful both socially and academically in an English speaking environment
      Long-term:
      • the successful development of bilingualism
    • The EAL Programme at NIST
      • 1 EAL teacher per Year level teaching team
      • Joint responsibility for language learning
      • Academic context of the classroom
    • The EAL Programme at NIST
      In-Class Support
      Co-Teaching:
      • Language support
      • Small group instruction
      • Large group instruction
      • Modifying and scaffolding activities
    • The ESL Programme at NIST
      In-Class Support
      Withdrawal
      Co-Teaching:
      • Language support
      • Small group instruction
      • Large group instruction
      • Modifying and scaffolding activities
      Explicit Language Instruction
      • Phonics
      • Vocabulary Reading strategies
      • Grammar, spelling
      • Pronunciation
    • Placement and Movement
      Placement
      Admissions
      6 week observation and assessment period
      Movement and Exit
      Standardized assessment
      Feedback from teacher; portfolio
      Language learning continuum– target set and communicated during 3 way conference
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    • Home support – How to help?
      Use your mother-tongue and insist that your child uses it at home
      Read in English and discuss the story in your mother-tongue
      Encourage your child to get involved in after-school activities
      Don’t pressure your child to speak English
    • Further Information for Parents
      http://blogs.nist.ac.th/eal/category/news/