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In this third edition of Between Worlds: Access to Second Language Acquisition David and Yvonne Freeman have included many of the classroom examples and teacher stories that readers of earlier editions have found invaluable for understanding key concepts for teaching English language learners. They have updated the book and added important features:

Author Biography

Yvonne S. Freeman and David E. Freeman are the authors of the Heinemann titles Academic Language for English Language Learners and Struggling Readers; the English and Spanish versions of Teaching Reading and Writing in Spanish and English in Bilingual and Dual Language Classrooms, Second Edition; Dual Language Essentials for Teachers and Administrators; Essential Linguistics; Closing the Achievement Gap; Teaching Reading in Multilingual Classrooms; and ESL/EFL Teaching. Yvonne is a professor of bilingual education, and David is a professor of ESL and reading in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Brownsville. They present regularly at international, national, and state conferences.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Who Are Our English Language Learners?p. 1
What Factors Affect the School Success of English Language Learners?p. 22
What Influences How Teachers Teach?p. 48
How Do People Learn and How Do They Acquire Language?p. 73
What Are the Principal Theories of First and Second Language Acquistion?p. 103
What Are Key Concepts, Theories, and Models of Bilingual Education?p. 141
How Can Schools Develop an Intercultural Orientation?p. 176
How Should We Teach Reading to Emergent Bilinguals?p. 200
How Can Teachers Help ELLs Develop Academicp. 224
Referencesp. 257
Indexp. 271
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