Is Listening a Missing Link to Academic Language Acquisition in Today’s
Secondary Schools?

Many English Learners are not acquiring the level of academic language needed for college and career readiness.

Are we underestimating the impact that ongoing work with oral academic language can have?

Once students are in middle or high school they are expected to learn increasingly complex content, often without the prerequisite English language proficiency. Listening has the power to help all students access more complex topics and language.

In this whitepaper, we address:

  • Listening to Authentic Oral Language
  • Listening and Literacy
  • Listening to Academic Language
  • Listening to Academic Vocabulary in Context

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