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Questions tagged [english-language-learners]

Questions about teaching Mathematics in English for students who are not yet fluent in the language

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Examples of vocabulary that have different meanings in Mathematics compared to “everyday” English

I am asking this question here to obtain a nice reference list. I am asking for examples of words which have different connotations or meanings in Mathematics compared to English as taught in ...
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Resources for reading mathematics out loud in different languages

Are there reference books or online material for reading mathematics out loud in different languages? For example, the expression1) $$ \int x^2dx=\frac13x^3 $$ is understandable to anyone who has ...
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Mathematics dictionary use for English Language Learners

My class is composed of international high school students coming from different countries and backgrounds. Hence different skills and needs. Our lingua franca is English and it is important to note ...