English as a Second Language ESL, Interactive Glossary

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Academic achievement standards
Academic content standards
Accommodation
Accuracy
Acquisition
Acquisition-learning hypothesis
Active voice
Additive bilingualism
Adjective clause
Adverbial clause
Affective feedback
Affective filter
Affective filter hypothesis
Aligning Instruction with Assessment
AMAO Annual Measureable Achievement Objectives
Anecdotal Records
Appositive
Approach
Aprenda
Articles
Audio Tapes
Audiolingual approach
Audiolingual method
Aural learner
Authentic Assessment
Automatic processing
AYP Adequate Yearly Progress
Baseline data
BCLAD
Behavioralism
BICS Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills
Bicultural
Bilingual Education Act
Bilingualism
Biliteracy
Bottom-up
Brain-Compatible Environment
CALP Cognitive/Academic Language Proficiency
Caretaker talk
CC Comprehensive Regional Assistance Centers
CELDT
CELTA
Chants
CLAD Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development
Clause
CLT Communicative Language Teaching
Code-mixing
Code-switching
Cognates
Cognitive feedback
Cohort
Collocates
Common Underlying Proficiency (CUP)
Communicative approach
Communicative competence
Communicative-based ESL
 

 

Comprehensible input
Concordance
Concurrent translation
Conditional
Consolidated State Application
Content area
Content standards
Content-based ESL
Content-centered eduation
Context-embedded language
Context-reduced language
Cooperative Learning
Core content areas
Criterion-referenced test
Critical period hypothesis
DAC Desegregation Assistance Centers
Dangling participle
DELAC District English Learners Advisory Committee
De-lexicalized words
Designer methods
Developmental bilingual education
Dialogue journal
Direct method
Dominant language
Drama
Dual language program/dual immersion
EAC Equity Assistance Centers
EAP English for Academic Purposes
Early-exit bilingual education
ECELL - Early Childhood English Language Learner
EFL
ELAC English Learners Advisory Committee
ELD English language development
ELL English language Learners

ELP English language proficiency
Embedded questions
Emergency Immigrant Education Program
Empathy
Endangered language
English language proficiency.
English Plus
English-Only
Entry criteria
Equal Education Opportunities Act of 1974
Error correction
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act
ESL English as a second language
ESOL English for speakers of other languages
ESP English for specific purposes
Evidence-based
Exit criteria
Exiting rate
Extrinsic motivation
False cognates
Faulty parallelism

FEP Fluent English Proficient
First conditional
FLAP Foreign Language Assistance Program
FLIP Foreign Language Incentive Program
Fluency
Fossilization
Functional approach
Functional English
Functional syllabus
Games
Gerund
Get it right from the beginning
Get it right in the end
Gradual exit program
Grammar translation method
Grammar-translation approach
Grammatical morphemes
Graphic Organizers
Heritage language
High quality teacher
High-stakes assessment
Home language
IFEP Initially Fluent English Proficient
IHE Institution of Higher Education
Illustrating Stories
Immersion
Immersion bilingual education
Innatism
Input hypothesis
Instrumental motivation
Integrative motivation
Interactionism
Interlanguage
Intrinsic motivation
IPT Idea Proficiency Test
Journals
Just listen
L1 First language
L2 Second language
Labeled Manipulatives
Language acquisition
Language attrition
Language experience approach
Language maintenance
Language minority (LM)
Language proficiency
LAS R/W Language Assessment Scales, Reading and Writing Test
LAS-O Language Assessment Scales, Oral Test
Late-exit bilingual education
Lau Remedies
Lau v. Nichols
LCD Linguistically and Culturally Diverse

LEA Local educational agency
Learner-centered
Learning
Learning Styles
LEP Limited English proficient
Lexical approach
Lexical phrase
Lexis
Limited bilingualism
Listen for the gist
Literature
Mainstream
Maintenance bilingual education (MBE)
Manipulatives
Metalinguistic skills
Method
Midnight run
Migrant education
Misplaced modifier
Modals
Modeling
Monitor hypothesis
Monitor model
Mother tongue
Multicultural Activities
Multidimensional Assessment
multilingualism
Multiple Intelligences
Multisensory Activities
NABE National Association for Bilingual Education
NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress
NAME National Association for Multicultural Education
Native language
Native-language immersion
Native-language instruction
Native-language support
Natural Approach
Natural order hypothesis
NCELA National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition
NEP Non-English proficient
New concurrent approach
Newcomer program
No Child Left Behind Act
Non-English proficient.
Nonrestrictive clauses
Norm-referenced test
Noun clause
OCR Office for Civil Rights
OELA Office of English Language Acquisition
Paraprofessional educator
Parent Involvement
Participle
Passive voice
Past participle
 

 

Peer Tutoring
Perfect participle
Performance assessment
Performance goal
Performance indicator
Performance-based assessment
PHLOTE Primary Home Language Other Than English
Phrasal verb
Polyword
Portfolio assessment
Portfolios
Pragmatic competence
Present participle
Preview-review method
Primary language
Privates
Proposition 203 (English Language Education for Children in Public Schools)
Proposition 227 (English for the Children Initiative)
Pull-out ESL
Push-in ESL
 

 

Read Aloud
Readability
Real Life Experiences
Realia
Recruiter
Recruitment fee
Redesignation
Redesignation rate
Rejoinder
Restrictive clause
RFEP Redesignated Fluent English Proficient
Routine
Rubrics
SABE Spanish Assessment of Basic Education
SAIP Special Alternative Instructional Programs
SAT 9 Stanford Achievement Test
Say what you mean
Scientifically-based
SDAIE Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English
SEA State educational agency
Second conditional
Second language
Second Language Acquisition
SEI Structured English immersion
Self-Assessment
Semilingualism
Separate Underlying Proficiency (SUP)
Sheltered English
Sheltered instruction
Silent Period
Silent way
Sink or swim
Skimming
SOLOM Structured Oral Language Observation Matrix
Songs
Split infinitive
Structural syllabus
Structured immersion
STT Student Talking Time
Student-centered
Subjunctive mood
Submersion
Subordinate clause
Subtractive bilingualism
Syllabus
Target
Target language
Task
Task-based learning
Teach what is teachable
Teacher Observation
Teacher talk
Teacher-centered
TESL Teaching English as a Second Language
TESOL Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
The May 25 Memorandum
Third conditional
Threshold theory
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language
TOEIC Test of English for International Communication
Top-down
Total Physical Response
TPR Total Physical Response
Transfer
Transitional bilingual education (TBE)
TRIBES Learning Community
TTT Teacher Talking Time
Two-way bilingual education
Two-way immersion education
Universal Language
Usage
Use
Validation of First Language
Venn Diagram
VESL Vocational English as a Second Language
Visual learners
Visuals
Word Cards
Zero conditional
 

 

 

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