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Subject:Re: Report on how kids ca From:Marilynne Smith <m -dot- smith182 -at- GENIE -dot- GEIS -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 12 Aug 1994 04:14:00 UTC
I once tutored a Vietnamese 10 year old who had learned English in
Australia. The text we were working on was a study section on the Spanish
"conquerors" and their migrations to the United States. This is a kid whose
parents barely spoke English and whose beautiful Australian accent masked
the fact that she didn't understand what she was reading.
If you have 30 of these children in a class, you can see where some of the
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