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Bilingual Students need English Learning Help



QUESTION:

Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar
Submitted by: Administrator
Grade Level: High School
Competency: Below Level
Group of young eager boys whose mother tongue and the language spoken at home is not English. They will be first generation speakers. They do not read other than the text. I am searching for something that can stimulate their language skills. i.e.grammatical and creative writing. I have given them story outlines and they have created extraordinary tales, but the grammatical errors still continue. Past tense- past perfect... I had gone, I went. etc, (when does one use the simple past and the past perfect?) etc



ANSWER:

Merit Software has helped many bilingual students improve their English skills.

Our most popular programs for this purpose are Grammar Fitness and Grammar Shape-Up.

Grammar Fitness helps students cope with troublesome points of grammar. They learn to recognize and correct conventional errors in mechanics, usage, and punctuation.

Grammar Shape-Up provides a hands-on review of the parts of speech. Topics covered are: nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions.


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