Developing Awareness of Linguistic Differences Between Spanish and English

2:50 - 4:20pm

Room: Peralta

Presented at: La Cosecha 2014

In order to attain bilingualism, biliteracy and multicultural competence, it is critical for teachers to provide students with ample opportunities for extended academic discourse in the two languages. This session will focus on how to develop students’ awareness of the similarities and differences between Spanish and English that contribute to some of the linguistic particularities of the two languages.