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SIOP Introduction

Stages of second-language acquisition, critical period hypothesis, BICS/CALP

Matthew Hughes

on 12 September 2012

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Transcript of SIOP Introduction

A Primer in What PK–8 Teachers Need to Know SIOP Foundations: SLA Teachers will be able to… Content
Describe the five stages of (second-)language acquisition
Differentiate between BICS and CALP
Discuss the results of the critical-period hypothesis
Share personal opinions and experiences
Summarize information Vocabulary SIOP
Critical Period 1: Pre-Production 2: Early Production 3: Speech Emergence 4: Intermediate Fluency 5: Advanced Fluency 10 hours to 6+ months • 500 receptive words • "Silent Period" ~6 months more • ~1000 receptive/active words 1 year more • 3000 active words 1 year more • 6000 active words 5 to 7 years BICS CALP BICS CALP Basic Interpersonal Communicative Skills Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency Is there a critical period? In short, there is not a critical period for language acquisition.
There is a critical period for developing a natural accent.
Question: To what extent does accent matter when fostering a student's language? Cummins'
Quadrants A B C D
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