Mexican Heritage ELL and Native English Speaker Interaction: A Case Study of Tandem Language Learning Strategies

@inproceedings{Winstead2016MexicanHE,
  title={Mexican Heritage ELL and Native English Speaker Interaction: A Case Study of Tandem Language Learning Strategies},
  author={Lisa Winstead},
  year={2016}
}
This case study explores 1) the potential of a dual language program that provides an English Language Learner (ELL) and a Spanish Learner (SL) with opportunities to engage in authentic as well as mutual language exchange; and, 2) the multiple types of language strategies employed by adolescents to teach and learn language from one another in tandem learning situations. Findings from a transcription analysis of 12 English and Spanish videotaped sessions of one dyad reveal novel and in depth… CONTINUE READING