6 Myths About ELL Students—Debunked!

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Prior Language Development is Irrelavent

Myth: Prior language development and competence of the student does not matter when acquiring English as a second language.

Fact: It is actually key in determining how well a student acquires English as a second language.The child's quality of language when entering international schools influences their second language learning. Adequate linguistic and cognitive ability in their native language will serve ELL students well when learning English.