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Finding L1 & Bilingual Resources for L2 Learners
With this guide, you will be able to find L1 & bilingual resources to support L2 learning for your language & content area.
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Your Options for Getting L1 & Bilingual Resources for your Annotated Bibliography
What L1 & bilingual resources can you use? And how do you find L1 & bilingual resources for your L2 learners?
Here are some options:
- Bilingual books - Use university & public Library Catalogs, or start with Publisher Sites, then see if the books listed there are in a Library Catalog
- Bilingual Dictionaries in print - Go to a Library Catalog
- Online bilingual dictionaries - Use a Search Engine
- A popular book you'd like your students to read in English & see if if it has been translated into the L1 - Go to a Library Catalog
- A video with dubbed L1 or has L1 subtitles - Use a Library Catalog--you can have students watch a specific scene, for example
- Government materials in the L1 pertaining to citizenship or daily life - Go to a Government Portal or Search Engine
This guide will provide you with strategies & resources for your L1 & bilingual needs!
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Student Learning Outcomes
This guide is designed to enable students to:
- Know what options they have for using L1 & bilingual resources with L2 learners
- Utilize library catalogs to identify L1 & bilingual resources to support L2 learning
- Assess the quality & appropriateness of L1 & bilingual resources for content-area learning using a variety of methods
- Generate effective search strategies for finding L1 & bilingual resources
Course Research Guide content & student learning outcomes are based on course syllabus objectives & assignment.