Ch 5: How Language & Culture Interact in the Classroom

About This Chapter

The video lessons in this chapter can help you understand the importance and challenges of culture and language in teaching school age children. Aside from the short videos, there are also quizzes for self-evaluation purposes.

How Language & Culture Interact in the Classroom - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Culture and language are topics that may be taught separately in a school curriculum. This chapter presents a general view of multiculturalism in relation to the student's ethnic background. For students with English not as their primary language, instructors need to consider alternative methods of teaching so that all students can comprehend the material.

This chapter's fun video lessons come with multiple tools to enhance your study sessions. Videos contain tags so that you can quickly navigate through major points. We also provide multiple-choice lesson quizzes and video transcripts. After viewing these lessons, you'll learn:

  • The importance of multicultural education
  • How children learn English as their second language
  • The definition of immersion, bilingualism and multiculturalism

Video Objective
Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education Discover the ways that teachers use bilingual, multicultural and immersion forms of instruction in a second-language classroom.
How Children With Dialectal Differences Develop & Use English Get an understanding of how children with different dialects use and understand English in the classroom.
Second Language Acquisition in Children Study the ways that children learn a second language.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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