The Critical Role of Vocabulary Development for English Language Learners

The Critical Role of Vocabulary Development for
English Language Learners

 

“English language learners (ELLs) who experience slow vocabulary development are less able to comprehend text at grade level than their English-only peers. Such students are likely to perform poorly on assessments in these areas and are at risk of being diagnosed as learning disabled” (August, D., Carlo, M., Dressler, C., & Snow, C., p. 1, 2005).

 

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