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Unformatted text preview: / Monolingual Schools and Classes 0 Majority Language Development in Monolingual Schools } When language minorit],r children are placed in mainstream schools, then the emphasis will he securingproficiency in the second (majority) language (e. g. English in the US). I} It is difficult for second language students to develop proficiency ievels in their second language to compete with native speakers. } In the US, how quiclstl}r ELLs (English Language Learners) reach a level of Engfish Proficiency to work successfljll}r in the mainstream is important in funding decisions (e . g. special services to teach English). I} The most significant variable in becoming proficient in the second language (English in the US) ins the amount of formal schooling students have received in their first language. El Collier’s (1995) longitudinal studies suggest that, in us schods where all the instruction is given through the second language (submersion schooling) , second language speakers of English with no schooling in their first language take 7—10 years or more to reach the language proficiency of native English speaking peers. ...
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