ESL Writers  v. English Writers – What’s the Difference? (PDF)

  • Different challenges that non-native language learners face when learning English (compared to native speakers improving their English).  3pp. PDF.

The Facts on Second Language Acquisition (PDF)

  • Important facts (and clarifies myths) about how people acquire additional languages, including the time it takes to master academic English.  2pp. PDF.  Prepared by Richard S. Cervin, PhD.

English or ESL: How are the classes different? (PDF)

  • Key differences in faculty training and preparation as well as differences in classroom content and activities.  1 p. PDF.  Prepared by Richard S. Cervin, PhD.

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