Yo es I... necessito es.... need...I need... bathroom...?
I is late for class? What word should be here?
Write the correct verbs in this apology for arriving to class late: I is sorry I is late for class. I forgot my books. I hope you will not put it on my record. I will be on time tomorrow.
It's Sophia's first day of class in the United States. She learned some English at home, but the English here sounds so much different. She quickly realizes she knew much less than she thought.
I am ... I am late... She is late... Hmmm... She am? No... She is..I am ...He is...
Sophia is discouraged because listening and speaking are difficult. It takes her a lot of time to think about what she wants to say and how she should say it. She is afraid others may think she is dumb.
Mrs. Leslie is late? Or am I early?
I think we are early!
Everyday Sophia's teacher helps Sophia notice specific parts of the language.
Hoy leemos un libro sobre un inmigrante de Pakistán. Senora Leslie nos ayudó a encontrar los verbos en el libro y nos ayudó a explicar cómo funcionaba cada verbo.
A few months later.
Sophia thinks about the features from the paper and begins to notice a pattern.
Sophia is able to pay attention to how she uses language features in her speech.
Mrs. Leslie asks the students to write in a language journal each day. Mrs. Leslie says this will also help Sophia notice what she is learning which will help her apply it more easily in the future.