English-as-a-second language (ESL) nursing students: strategies for building verbal and written language skills.

@article{Guhde2003EnglishasasecondL,
  title={English-as-a-second language (ESL) nursing students: strategies for building verbal and written language skills.},
  author={Jacqueline A Guhde},
  journal={Journal of cultural diversity},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={113-7}
}
With the growing number of foreign-born residents in the United States, nurse educators face the challenge of educating students who may have difficulty with the English language. There are an estimated 28.4 million foreign-born residents in the United States, which is the largest number in the history of this country (U.S. Census Bureau, 2001). The U.S. census report (2001) shows that the Hispanic/Latino population has increased by 57.9% since 1990 and now accounts for 12.5% of the total… CONTINUE READING

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