Non-traditional approaches to immigrant language training

preliminary report, February 1989
  • 52 Pages
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  • English
The Institute , [Toronto]
English language -- Study and teaching -- Canada -- Foreign speakers., French language -- Study and teaching -- Canada -- Foreign speakers., Immigrants -- Services for -- Canada., Immigrants -- Canada -- Lang
StatementBarbara Burnaby, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
ContributionsCanada. Multiculturalism., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
The Physical Object
Pagination52 leaves.
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Open LibraryOL18621981M

The second of two studies on non-traditional approaches to official language training for adult immigrants to Canada focuses on programs that deviate in some way from a proposed traditional model of language training (involving a paid, trained teacher in an educational institution teaching to a class of 25 students full-time in the day or part-time at night, without day care or transportation).Cited by: 2.

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The CLB describe a person’s ability to use English to accomplish a set of tasks at 12 Benchmark levels, in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This article discusses some of the barriers that immigrant and refugee families face when engaging with their child’s school, including cultural differences, language barriers, educational levels, and logistical considerations.

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Immigrant Children in Transcultural Spaces speaks to critical social issues and debates about education, immigration, multilingualism and multiculturalism in an historical moment in which borders are being built up, torn down, debated and recreated, in both real and symbolic terms; raises questions about the values that drive educational.

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By the age of 21, 86 per cent of first-generation children of. On the other hand, the advanced ESL class – on the same campus – was clearly divided between refugees, visa lottery winners, other legal immigrants, and many undocumented/illegal immigrants.

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Research Questions grammar books give students so-called genuine examples from real life, without the background knowledge of those real situations, these examples are unlikely to render the native speakers real.

File Size: KB.Education is vital to the pace of the social, political and economic development of any nation, so effective teaching is very essential. Effective teaching is important because teaching is based on helping children progress from one level to another in a more sociable interactive environment and to get the approach right to get students to be independent learners (Muijus and .