1)Review the information found in “Key Terms” tab of the “ESL Database.” Choose two terms from the database to paraphrase. How are these terms used in regards to English language learners or education in general?
2)Review the “Introduction to BICS/CALP” and “Basic Interpersonal Communicative Skills and Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency” in this topic. Explain why the distinction between BICS and CALP is important. Which takes longer to develop?