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Supporting English-Language Learners: A Turn-and-Talk Strategy (Video)

Elizabeth Iwaszewicz, a kindergarten teacher at Lafayette Elementary School in San Francisco, pairs native English speakers with English-language learners during a turn-and-talk exercise to improve their speaking and listening skills. She assigns her students two partners: A student exchanges ideas with his or her first partner, and then relays those ideas to the second partner. 

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