Adult ESL Institute course discussion (ESL 6998) 2015

Discussion Question E

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Discussion Question E
by Patsy Vinogradov - Monday, 19 May 2014, 8:40 PM
Discussion Question E:

The authors write that ESL programs are an “anchoring process” where students can “articulate their own personal histories, expectations, and struggles associated with the search for home” (p.219). There is an assumption here that ESL classes are powerful places where much more is happening than just language and literacy learning. What do you think?

Elaborate from your own experience.