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Why don't students take a year from regular schooling and take English immersion classes, so that they can perform better in my class, and other classes?

First, it takes at least 7 years to develop academic proficiency. So we would not want students missing 7 years of content education in order to receive immersed English instruction. Research shows that the best language instruction and acquisition takes place when language is made relevant and not when language is taught in isolation.

 
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Category: Working with English Language Learners
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