Full course description
This module explores the benefits of primary language instruction, specifically, the academic, cognitive, social, emotional, educational, socioeconomic and professional advantages primary language instruction provides English learners.
For more information regarding the educational outcome of ELs in the United States see:
English Learners in the United States, Part 1
As you complete this module, you will
- become familiar with the benefits of primary language instruction for English learners;
- explore the advantages of advanced bilingual proficiency in the following areas: academic, cognitive, social, emotional, educational, socioeconomic and professional; and
- become aware the benefits of a bilingual citizenry for our nation.