Interview with a comparable ESOL student.
Teacher “You had an awards assembly today and how did you
feel about that?
Jose “ Really like excited because I was passing to sixth
Teacher “ what school are you going to?”
Jose “Middle school”
Teacher “ What award did you get?”
Jose “ The award from the like the permission slip to go
the sixth grade at the middle school.”
Teacher “ Do you have friends already at that school?”
Jose “No, I don’t have any friends at that school.”
Teacher “ What do you think will be different at the middle
Jose “ That I have to work harder umm have more classes
like explose and something
Teacher “ You said you have a field trip tomorrow. Where
are you going?”
Jose “ We going to Lakeland to see a play The Beauty and
Teacher “How will you get there?”
Jose “ We going on a bus.
Jose will read What Happens when you Eat
Jose will read Curious George
Teacher “ How do you feel about writing?”
Jose “ I think writing is a little bit boring, because you
to be like moving your hand and it hurts when you write allot.”
Teacher “ Why do you feel it is important to learn to write?”
Jose “ Its important because you can you need to know how
to write because it will and if You work it like being a secretary
you have to write and almost in every work you have to write and
if you don’t know how to write I think you don’t know
how to work sometimes.