April 1994 "Student Bilingual Publications - A Bridge to the Future"
Student Bilingual Publications - A Bridge To the Future
TEXTESOL V Spring Conference,
Richland College, Dallas, Texas 75243.
- Secondary Bilingual/ESL teachers will learn to guide students through
cooperative learning projects that result in bilingual publications designed, developed
and produced by LEP/FES students.
- Over the last two years at James Bowie High School, Arlington, Texas, ESL
students have produced bilingual publications such as: specific dictionaries, flash cards,
student newspaper articles, letters, public notices, and translations for the school
- This presentation will include teaching techniques that can be used in bilingual
publication even if the teacher is not proficient in the students language. Included are
ideas for publications and samples of student products.
- Spin-offs from these initial projects involved interaction with classes in ESL,
Honors English, Computer Business Applications, Spanish for Native Speakers, the
Journalism Department, computer labs and the school library at James Bowie High
School. Format includes lecture, question and answers, dictionary handouts and
E.S.L. Conference Presentations