Bilingual Education Summary: Bilingual Education w

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Bilingual Education Summary: Bilingual education when working concurrently with ESL programs extends the boundaries of education to accommodate individual needs of the child to ensure a smooth and established transition into their new country. Bilingual education provides the child with high levels of confidence to progress through their childhood years. Education is the most important stage of a child's development, and often it is necessary to adjust styles of teaching for a child's special needs. This is particular the case of migrant children who not only have to deal with the standard issues of childhood but alongside with problems such as culture clash, learning a new language and lacks of confidence they need to adjust to their new surroundings. Bilingual education when working concurrently with ESL programs extends the boundaries of education to accommodate individual needs of the child to ensure a smooth and established transition into their new country. In some cases, it can be conceded that children, especially teenagers develop English slower in bilingual programs than those attending ESL. It is true in many circumstances, the fastest way to learn English is to expose the child to it. However it is essential to note that education encompasses not only the subject of English, but others that are just as crucial in a child's development; they include subjects such as geography and history which relies on an understanding of a language in order for these concepts and ideas to be taught and passed successfully into the child. It is hence indicated that the child cannot grasp the ideas and concepts of history and geography without an established language in which to describe it. Children in ESL programs especially older ones are often in a long period of time in a phase of language clash. Resulting in a situation where the new is coming in terms of the old

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