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English Language Learners on the "Write" Path: Teaching ELLs in College Courses

What we need to know to help our students whose first language is not English: Terminology, concepts, and resources for getting and keeping ELLs on the "Write" Path

Ways You Can Help Your Students

Improve your students' lecture comprehension, class participation, writing performance, and test performance. See the "Tips on Teaching ESL Students" by clicking the link below: http://writingcenter.unc.edu/faculty-resources/tips-on-teaching-esl-students/tips-on-teaching-esl-students/ 



Gudeline for ESL Tutors

Effective Tutorials for English Language Learners

English language learners are often coming from traditional-style education systems and so the concept of tutorial services is new to them. They are accustomed to explicit instruction from the teacher and may not be receptive to procedures. We can help them by explaining the process. See the steps for successful tutorials: http://writingcenter.unc.edu/faculty-resources/tips-on-teaching-esl-students/tips-for-writing-tutors/

Good Books for Professional Development

  • Crossing Cultures in the Language Classroom, by Andrea DeCapua, Ed.D., and Ann C. Wintergerst, Ed.D.
  • An Introduction to Language (7th ed) by Victoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, & Nina Hyams.
  • Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach (3rd edition), by H. Douglas Brown.
  • Developing Multicultural Educators by Jana Noel