Chpt 5: Language Diversity, Language Development, Immigran

arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language
speaking two languages fluently
speaking only one language
Cultural Deficit Model
explains school achievement problems of ethnic minority groups by assuming their culture is sub-par and doesn’t prepare them to succeed in school
use of more than one language, or language variety, in conversation
bilingual students who appear not to have mastered either of their languages
Metalinguistic Awareness
understanding language & how it works, develops around age 5

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