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Ur_love
Jun 21, 2010, 01:06 PM
English and Spanish Speakers Learn Together, and From Each Other

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1.In the last ten years, hundreds of American schools have ____ to ____ a new way to teach ____ ____.

In the last ten years, hundreds of American schools have BEGUN to OFFER a new way to teach FOREIGN LANGUAGES.
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2. This ____ is ____ ____ or ____ immersion.

This METHOD is CALLED dual or TWO-WAY immersion.
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3.____ ____ how it ____ at London Towne ____ School in Centreville, Virginia, outside Washington.

HERE IS how it WORKS at London Towne ELEMENTARY School in Centreville, Virginia, outside Washington.
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4.In some ____, only Spanish is ____, even ____ the Pledge of Allegiance -- a ____ tradition for American schoolchildren.

In some CLASSES, only Spanish is SPOKEN, even DURING the Pledge of Allegiance -- a MORNING tradition for American schoolchildren.
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5.And this is a second ____ class where the children ____ ____ and other subjects ____ in Spanish.

And this is a second GRADE class where the children LEARN MATH and other subjects COMPLETELY in Spanish.
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6.____ ____ the ____ they ____ only in English.

LATER IN the DAY they LEARN only in English,
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7.____ ____ the children ____ from ____ that speak Spanish at home.

HALF of the children ARE from FAMILIES that SPEAK Spanish at home.
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8.The ____ half are ____ English ____. Myra Olmeda is ____teacher.

The OTHER half are NATIVE English SPEAKERS. Myra Olmeda is THE teacher.
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9.MYRA OLMEDA: "So what happens is when these both ____ [come] together, ____ learning, you know, ____ from the other -- ____ ____ the greatest thing that is happening."

MYRA OLMEDA: "So what happens is when these both GROUPS [come] together, THEY'RE learning, you know, ONE from the other -- WHICH IS the greatest thing that is happening."
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10.Helen Arzola ____ ____ ____ ____.

Helen Arzola TEACHES THE YOUNGEST CHILDREN.
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11. HELEN ARZOLA: "A ____ before ____ is a language learning machine. That's their ____ for being, for the ____ part. So this is the time to learn a language."

HELEN ARZOLA: "A CHILD before EIGHT is a language learning machine. That's their REASON for being, for the MOST part. So this is the time to learn a language."
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12.She ____ her ____ from English-speaking families may have never ____ Spanish ____.

She SAYS her KINDERGARTENERS from English-speaking families may have never HEARD Spanish BEFORE.
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13.And she says ____ from Spanish-speaking families ____ from learning in ____ ____ language.

And she says CHILDREN from Spanish-speaking families BENEFIT from learning in THEIR OWN language.
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14. HELEN ARZOLA: "The goal of the dual-language program is to teach ____ ____ Hispanic children English -- good English, ____ English and ____ English. And that can only happen if they have a good, solid ____ in their first language."

HELEN ARZOLA: "The goal of the dual-language program is to teach LOW-INCOME Hispanic children English -- good English, SOCIAL English and ACADEMIC English. And that can only happen if they have a good, solid FOUNDATION in their first language."
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15.But some people are ____ not ____ about ____ ____.

But some people are STILL not SURE about THESE PROGRAMS.
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16.They say ____ ____ has not always ____ Hispanic students ____ English.

They say BILINGUAL EDUCATION has not always TAUGHT Hispanic students ENOUGH English.
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17. K.C. McAlpin is ____ director of a national ____ ____ called ____.

K.C. McAlpin is EXECUTIVE director of a national NONPROFIT GROUP called PRO-ENGLISH.
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18.K.C. MCALPIN: "The experience of ____ has made us a bit skeptical, OK? Because it's another thing that ____ like ____ the surface is a ____ idea."

K.C. MCALPIN: "The experience of HISTORY has made us a bit skeptical, OK? Because it's another thing that SOUNDS like ON the surface is a GREAT idea."
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19.London ____ ____ is ____ Fairfax ____ , Virginia.

London TOWNE ELEMENTARY is IN Fairfax COUNTY, Virginia.
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20.The county also ____ ____ programs in ____, ____ and ____.

The county also OFFERS IMMERSION programs in FRENCH, GERMAN and JAPANESE.
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21. One ____ ____ at London Towne says ____ not like ____teaching.

One SIXTH GRADER at London Towne says IT'S not like TRADITIONAL teaching.
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22.DANIEL SHANK-ROWE: "It's really just like being in the ____ where ____ talking Spanish. You just ____ ____."

DANIEL SHANK-ROWE: "It's really just like being in the ENVIRONMENT where EVERYONE'S talking Spanish. You just CATCH ON."
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23.____ student ____ she ____ ____ learn other languages.

ANOTHER student SAYS she LIKES TO learn other languages.
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24. But a national ____ found that in ____years ____ language teaching ____ in public elementary and middle schools.

But a national SURVEY found that in RECENT years FOREIGN language teaching DECREASED in public elementary and middle schools.
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25.____ ____ ____ French, German, Russian ____ Japanese.

FEWER SCHOOLS TEACH French, German, Russian OR Japanese.
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26.Some schools say a ____ education ____ from the ____administration has ____ language teaching.

Some schools say a FEDERAL education LAW from the LAST administration has HURT language teaching.
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27. This ____ only ____ testing of ____ in math and ____.

This LAW only REQUIRES testing of PROGRESS in math and READING.
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28. Schools also ____ language teacher ____, and now ____ ____ caused by the economy.

Schools also FACE language teacher SHORTAGES, and now BUDGET CUTS caused by the economy.

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