2.1 Acquiring Academic Discourse: Creating Space for Deeper Critical Thinking and Analysis

Room: Healey Library, LL, P1

This presentation explores the advantages of allowing ELL in lower levels to use their native language, in limited amounts, within their English classroom activities in order to acquire academic discourse as they deepen their understanding and critical thinking. Discussion will follow in light of experts’ theories and student responses.

Presenters: Teddy Chocos, and Brittanie Greco (English)

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