ORACY for Long Term English Learners

Long Term English Learners (LTELs) make up an increasing percentage of all secondary English Learners in the United States. This third course in the LTEL pathway provides oracy (speaking/discourse) strategies designed to lift LTELs into higher levels of language proficiency and help them fully engage across the curriculum. The course is for all content area teachers who work with intermediate level language learners in Grades 4-12.

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Teachers will learn strategies to support students in the final push toward proficiency by full engaging them in content.

To best support our students, we must

build on their strengths.

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During this 5 hour training with Beth you will:

understand the importance of oracy development for long-term English learners;

implement strategies to improve listening comprehension and support academic discussions;

plan for students' oral presentations; and

assess students' proficiency in oracy.

"This mini course has been so helpful, informative, and inspirational! Thank you sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm." ESL Teacher

the long term english learner pathway

This course is part of the Long Term English Learner Pathway which includes:

Developing Reading for Long Term English Learners

Developing Writing for Long Term English Learners

Developing Oracy for Long Term English Learners

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Introducing beth skelton

Beth has 30 years of experience as a language educator. She has worked with early childhood, elementary, middle, high school and adult language learners in rural, urban, suburban, and international school settings. She has published materials for teaching adult English Learners with the TPRS method entitled Putting it Together. Beth holds a Master’s Degree in Multicultural Teacher Education and certification in German and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education.

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