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Lled 7630 e class 2

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Lled 7630 e class 2

  1. 1. LLED 7630E CLASS 2: LANGUAGETEACHING IN CONTEXTS
  2. 2. Today’s agenda Lecture: Language teaching in contexts Some jargons from the readings Next week’s class Watching archived webinar? There are 11 questions that you should respond in this webinar. Please write down your answers in one word-document and post your 11 answers as one entry on the class eLC.
  3. 3. Webinar question 1 If you are watching archived webinar, please stop the webinar, and answer the following question;Based on this week’s reading, what is context oflanguage teaching?
  4. 4. What is context? More than physical/geographical location and the concrete factors that shape classroom practices Sociopolitical/ sociocultural aspects
  5. 5. Webinar question 2 If you are watching archived webinar, please stop the webinar, and answer the following question; How each layer in the following slide influences your teaching?
  6. 6. NationalState City District School Program Classroom Adapted from Sharkey (2004) p. 289
  7. 7. Situational Contexts of Education Linguistic context Economic context Social context Cultural context Political context Brisk, Burgos, & Hamerla (2004)
  8. 8. Linguistic context of education The nature of languages Types of languages Types of writing systems Functions of language Language alternation
  9. 9. Linguistic context of education Types of language  Types of writing systems- Spoken vs. written - Alphabetic- BICS vs. CALP Ex) tree, 나무: Basic Interpersonal - LogographicCommunication Skills Ex)木, 林, 森Cognitive AcademicLanguage Proficiency- Linguistic family of language
  10. 10. Webinar question 3 & 4 If you are watching archived webinar, please stop the webinar, and answer the following question; Webinar Q3) What are the examples of BICS & CALP? Webinar Q4) How BICS and CALP affect your teaching?
  11. 11. BICS & CALP
  12. 12. Webinar question 5 & 6 If you are watching archived webinar, please stop the webinar, and answer the following question; Webinar Q 5) How can we teach BICS? Webinar Q6) How can we teach CALP?
  13. 13. Linguistic context of education Functions of language  Language alternation- Official language - Code-switching- FL/SL : intra-sentential Inter-sentential
  14. 14. Kachru 1992 Stratification of English (Language in general) English as a Second Language Expanding circle English as a Foreign Language English as a Lingua Franca Outer circle Inner circle
  15. 15. Webinar question 7 & 8 If you are watching archived webinar, please stop the webinar, and answer the following question; Webinar question 7) What are the learner characteristics in each circle? Webinar question 8) What is medium of instruction in each circle?
  16. 16. Economic context of education Financial resources of families and schools Economic impact of serving populations Economic mobility and career opportunities
  17. 17. Economic context of education Martin et al. 2000Students with- A high level of educational resources (e.g., technology equipment, desk, dictionary)- 1 parent with college degree- More than 100 booksHave a higher chance to be successful in achievementsin match & science
  18. 18. Webinar question 9 If you are watching archived webinar, please stop the webinar, and answer the following question; Think about the economic context of your teaching setting and share with your group members how it affects your teaching. Please use concrete examples.
  19. 19. Social context of education Demographic Connections with homeland Language and variety status Gender, ethnicity, race, and class Socio-historical events Supporting system
  20. 20. ELLs in Clarke county schoolsDemographic: Middle 109 High 111Clarke CountySchool DistrictIdentified ELLs: 1125 Elementary 905total, 905 elementary,109 middleschool, 111 high schoolApproximately 10% of thetotal district populationare identified for ESOLservicesApproximately 90% ofthe ELL population isHispanicStudents are monitoredfor two years after exitingthe ESOL programwww.clarke.k12.ga.us/offices.cfm?subpage=39
  21. 21. Social context of education Connections with  Supporting system homeland Language and variety status- Standard (?) vs. dialect
  22. 22. Cultural context of education Families School Peers Media
  23. 23. Webinar question 10 If you are watching archived webinar, please stop the webinar, and answer the following question; Think of classroom situation in which you felt uncomfortable with the teaching and learning process. What made you feel uncomfortable? What was it about the teacher that conflicted with your beliefs about teaching and learning? What was it about your classmates that conflicted with your beliefs about teaching and learning? Did the teacher behave differently from other teachers? Did some learners control the floor, not letting anyone else participate? Did some learners seem bored?
  24. 24. Webinar question 11 Think about an example of political context and its influence on language education. If you are watching webinar, please stop this webinar and answer the aforementioned question.
  25. 25. Political context Language use in education Incorporation of cultural perspectives in the curriculum Accountability Government policies toward immigrants and language-minority groups. Language and political unity
  26. 26. Influences of situational factors/contexts on students’ learning
  27. 27. JargonsTasksBICS vs. CALPEthnographic studyLEP-ELL-CLDL
  28. 28. Next Week Theoretical & Empirical perspectives on language learning Reading discussion question – Group 2

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