Building Vocabulary for ELLs in the Pre-Production and Early Production Stages
Grand Canyon University ESL-433N
August 30, 2015
The capabilities of learning to write will come natural for each individual child a natural skill not a learned skill from a child’s family and culture environment Skills in writing need to be repeated , and repeated in order for teachers to see the experience writer in a child. Children whom are able to retell stories can remember information ( ).
Sometimes problems can arise for children of a second language Different ways of thinking or having ideas of their way of creating information differently . An ELL child may choose to be silent , are choosing ...view middle of the document...
An ELL child puts memory to the test and uses a lot of words in bundle that comes out wrong when speaking to others suggestions can be used when working with children ask Yes or no questions. Accept word responses of about one or two phrases. Make sure you give student a chance to move around to enjoy working with other classmates. Uses a lots of pictures, also graphic organizers and other charts will aide in great support ( ).
Stage III: Which brings us to the Speech emergence stage, Children’s words of vocabulary is known around 3,000 words and will be able to speak with simple sentences they will be able to talk more English and ask questions, of course errors will acquire, You may see or Observe conversations with peers short and not drawn out conversations, You may see simple work or skills being completed, reading a little story of short content, Organizers completed with subject in the middle, matching words together, Understand directions more especially two step. Writing process will also be a step up. (Haynes, 1998-2005).
Stage IV moving right along with Intermediate fluency, this stage can be very interesting for the ELL student, Stage IV produces a vocabulary around 6,000 words, sentences are more complex and understandable by teachers and classmates, they are more willing to talk more about what they are thinking, teacher support is still in order, very little is offered during this stage. Since at this stage student/s is ready for strategies to be learned, for they can absorb more skills.
Last Stage that we see in ELL students is Advanced Fluency where we see the achievement of cognitive proficiency in the student with a second language, students are so close to speaking fluent English, although the student has made great progress continue support is the key.
Stages of second Language Acquisition http://www.everythingesl.net/inservices/language_stages.phprence