What is ENL?

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    • ENL is an acronym standing for English as a New Language.
    • ENL classes are NOT bilingual in nature.
    • A certified ENL teacher does NOT need to speak any of the many native languages that his/her students may speak.
    • ENL instruction occurs IN ENGLISH using sheltered techniques, numerous hands-on activities, many pictures, body movements and gestures, and realia to teach English vocabulary.
    • English vocabulary can be taught through thematic units which are content based.
    • Instruction can occur in the mainstream classroom, or in the ENL classroom on a pull-out basis.