Step 4 Language and Education
This session is concentrating on summing up what you have learnt in this unit.
- First review the whole unit on the Challenges of Plurilingualism for educators as a whole.
- Note down what you consider to be the most important points.
- Now write a summary, based on the points you have noted. This could be in the form of a report or a presentation. To help frame your answer you could use some of the phrases suggested below or, if you prefer choose your own.
First of all, I want to say
It is quite a complex issue
On the one hand…. but on the other
For example, there is a commonly held view that.
Indeed, some people would go so far as…
There is, however, another approach…
This maintains that…
If learners are deprived of … then they will …
Inevitably this poses challenges
Nonetheless there are…
Turning a difficulty into an advantage
This does not require… but rather…
In conclusion I think….