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Age 8-9
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Greek
III
"When only with English speakers, he tends to stay at the sideline and watch. He is reluctant to speak English, and only does so with much encouragement. However, if there is a soccer game being played, he joins right in. Nikolas is generally outgoing, but is very quiet in groups where he has no one to speak Greek with. When he is in a group with other Greek speakers, he is talkative and likes to amuse his friends."
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Hindi/Gujarati
I
"Sunny Patel is able to speak in Gujarati on conversational levels with adults as well as friends. Sunny has conversations at home, religious settings, in the community, and school. He cannot read or write words that aren’t used in everyday conversation or in his usual environment. He does not write very often and does not practice on a daily basis."
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Spanish (Honduras)
II
"This nine year old young lady is beginning to feel a great deal of frustration expressing her wants and needs at home, and not to mention trying to actually learn something from the lessons the teacher is trying to teach. Rosa has not even learned the information in her home language yet, so it is even more difficult for her at school. Not only does she have to try and learn new information, but she has to try and learn it in a brand new language. Rosa is very confused and lonely."
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Spanish
(Puerto Rico)
IV
"Although he does have one friend who is a native English speaker, Christian has had limited one-on-one contact with other native English speaking peers. He has recently entered the third grade and his new teacher has become concerned with his shyness as it relates to classroom activities. "
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