What is ESL?

By: Almon Radjail

Interview to Aziz Mazeb, from Yemen. He came to the US 4 years ago.

Diversity in NRMS

Native/home languages spoken by students in NRMS.......................................16

Countries represented in NRMS.......................................................................26

Number of students whose home language is other than English....................1728

Number of students receiving ESL services......................................................843

(Information taken from www.nrms.k12.nc.us)

Interview/Questionnaire to some ESL students from NRMS:

1.What is your name?

2.How old are you?

3.Where are you from?

4.For How long have you been in the US?

5.How old were you when you moved to the US?

6.Why did you move here?

7.Do you like the US?

8.Do you like your school?

9.What did you like the most about the ESL classes you have been taken?

10.How do the ESL classes have helped you to improve your English?

11.Tell me about a negative experience you have had when your english was limited.

12.Tell me about a positive experience you have had at school now that you know some English.

13.Do you have any advice to give to a new foreign student who has just arrived to the US?

Thanks for your time!

Interview to Sarah Radjail. She is from The Phillippines.
Interview to Kevin Ponce. He is from Latin America.

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