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Questions related to language learning issues or language teaching issues that are particularly relevant to refugees.

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Should literacy in the L1 be taught before teaching reading & writing in an L2?

When teaching English as a foreign language to people who are not literate in their native language (L1), should learners first be taught to read and write in their native language? In other words, ...
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How can lay teachers help migrants learn a new language?

Due to the increasing number of migrants and refugees (e.g. over 1 million refugees in Europe in 2015), there is a higher need for people who can teach their language to migrants. This raises two ...