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SEI Acronyms and Terminology

by: Charlotte McFarland

SEI Acronyms and Terminology BLE407

Charlotte McFarland
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SEI for Secondary Students
Karen Guerrero

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This is the study guide for the SEI Acronyms and Terminology that will be included on a quiz as well as the midterm
SEI for Secondary Students
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Date Created: 08/30/15
BLE 408 SEI Acronyms and Terminology Acronym or Term What the acronym stands for leave blank for terms What it is SEl Structured English a technique for rapidly teaching English to Immersion English Language Learners ELL English language learner English is a second learned language LEP Limited Language Developmental in English pro cient CLDES Culturally amp Linguistically New term used in special ed used for ELLs Diverse Exceptional with Special Need Students AZELLA Arizona Language Learner State issued test to determine level of Assessment English language pro ciency PHLOTE Primary home Language other than English Dual Label student English language learner but has another title like gifted LLP Learner plan Subtractive bilingualism When learning a second language interferes with the learning of a rst language Additive bilingualism When learning a second language does not interfere with the learning of a rst language L1 is an abbreviation for rst language or mother tongue L2 an abbreviation for second language or a language that is not the mother tongue BICS Basic interpersonal Face to face conversational uency communicative skills CALP Cognitive academic Language pro ciency associated with language pro ciency schooling and academics LAD Chomsky Language Acquisition Device Chomslq proposed that every child was born with a LAD that holds the fundamental rules for language Acquisition v learning Hypothesis Natural order That there is a natural predetermined hypothesis order in which we can acquire language Monitor hypothesis there are two ways to approach language learning acquisition and learning Acquisition helps us produce natural rapid and uent speech Learning which is a conscious study of form helps us edit this speech Affective lter hypothesis The affective lter is an impediment to learning or acquisition caused by negative emotional quotaffectivequot responses to one39s environment Comprehensible input hypothesis hypothesis that learners will acquire language best when they are given the appropriate input The input should be easy enough that they can understand it but just beyond their level of competence Phonology the study of the speech sounds used in a language Phoneme any of the perceptually distinct units of sound in a speci ed language that distinguish one word from another Morphology ln linguistics morphology is the identi cation analysis and description of the structure of a given language39s morphemes and other linguistic units such as root words af xes parts of speech intonations and stresses or implied context morpheme is the smallest grammatical unit in a language Syntax the arrangement of words and phrases to create wellformed sentences in a language Semantics the meaning of a word phrase sentence or text Lexicon the vocabulary of a person language or branch of knowledge Pragmatics the branch of linguistics dealing with language in use and the contexts in which it is used including such matters as deixis taking turns in conversation text organization presupposition and implicature ESL English as a second language ELD EngHshlanguage Development quotdesigned to help English Learners to learn and acquire English to a level of pro ciency eg advanced that maximizes their capacity to engage successfully in academic studies taught in English SDAIE Speci cally designed academic instruction in EngHsh is a method of teaching students in English in such a manner that they gain skills in both the subject material and in using English SDAIE is not an Englishonly submersion program SIOP Sheltered instruction observation protocol is a researchbased and validated model of sheltered instruction TBE Transitional Bilingual Educa on The goal of this model is to help children acquire the English skills required to succeed in an Englishonly program It provides initial instruction in the students39 native language and gradually phases in the use of all English for instruction DBE Developmental Bilingual Educa on Students in a DBE program receive instruction in their native language of Spanish as well as in English DualLanguage program These programs aim for bilingualism the ability to speak uently in two languages biliteracy the ability to read and write in two languages academic achievement equal to that of students in nondual language programs and crosscultural competence Heritage Language Program In general heritage language programs in higher education are those that have separate classes for students with home background in the language of study Newcomer Program Students are new to the American school system and the English language Students spend between one and two hours each day with the newcomer teacher Submersion Students who do not speak English are still placed in English speaking classrooms without the bene t of any aid in their naUvelanguage TPR A teaching technique whereby a learner usually young learner responds to language input with body motions


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