nglish as a econd anguage: Refers to non-native English speaking students or programs pertaining to the teaching of non-native English speaking students.
nglish as a econd anguage. Originally this term referred to non-native speakers who are learning English language in an English language environment. For example, a new immigrant learning English in Canada. Note: ESL can be used to refer to English when it is an individual's third or fourth language as well.
Electrophysiological Scripting Language. A proprietary language used to define automated scripts under CESLab.
English as a Second Language
Students in this group are not native English speakers but are developing English language proficiency. Communication problems often mask these students' gifts and talents, causing them to be underrepresented in gifted programming. Mentorship The one-on-one learning relationship between a student and an expert in a specific topic or discipline. The mentor supports and guides the student to develop in that area of interest.