Jump to navigation Jump to Content. Lindsey Moses Guccione shares five key challenges related to the oral language development of ELLs, as well as tips for addressing each of the challenges. As a former elementary teacher in a bilingual school, I developed a love and passion for finding effective ways to support oral language and oral reading development of emerging English language learners ELLs. I discovered this passion when I began my first year of teaching in a second-grade classroom, where I encountered a handful of challenges related to my students' oral language development. Many students were transitioning from a classroom with Spanish instruction into my classroom with instruction provided in English. I had students ranging from monolingual English speakers to students who had just recently moved to the U. The range of language proficiency levels crossed the entire spectrum.
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Elizabeth Brooke, Ph. Unlike mathematics or science, reading is the only academic area in which we expect children to arrive as kindergarteners with a basic skill level. This white paper will examine the critical role of oral language in reading instruction and assessment and the implications for classroom teachers. Oral language is often associated with vocabulary as the main component.
Strategy One: Adapt Activities to Include Authentic Talk
Oral language Techniques: Use these powerful and proven methods to enhance your child's oral language development. Effective language intervention requires us to provide instructions to students that are structured and that provoke thought. Part of our role, as teachers of oral language is for students to be able to understand the form and function of the target intervention and use it in their everyday communication. The goal is for the children to learn the skills targeted by the oral language techniques and thus become better communicators. This essay features proven and effective oral language techniques that can be used to scaffold targeted language behaviour in young children. How to Parallel Talk. Wow, you rolled a six! How to Use Imitations. In imitations we simply repeat what the child has said. If the student repeats out feedback we have the opportunity to provide other forms of oral language techniques.
This page offers activity ideas and strategies that can be used to develop oral language. Some activities are accompanied by videos and other resources to aid in their implementation. Picture cues are a visual strategy that help learners to develop the skills necesary to produce spontaneous, creative and personally meaningful speech, while still being supported in their learning. Students work in groups on a specified topic, taking turns rolling the die. One student rolls the die; the number that is rolled is the number of things he or she has to say, whether it be words, or sentences. Play moves to the next student. Video: Witness 2 French. Video: Spinning Yarn 1 Spanish. Video: Spinning Yarn 2 Ukrainian. Video: Spinning Yarn 3 Ukrainian.