Improving written communication among English language learners
Author: MJ Outcault Hill, Robert Caldwell
Issue: Spring Issue, 2018Download Article
Teachers of English language learners (ELL) face two important tasks. First, they must help students master the content of a specific subject matter and compile evidence that students can demonstrate mastery. Second, they must help students achieve proficiency in academic English, both orally and in writing. In this short article, the authors would like to share some of the practical techniques researchers have found for helping students master the content of a specific subject matter and offer suggestions to help ELL students begin mastering the difficult task of communicating in writing.