Program Models and Curricular Considerations â?"ESL vs. BL Education.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 1:41 am ad1c9bdddf
As you contrast ESL vs. Bilingual educational programs and models, the main difference is in language. For example, bilingual programs typically have non-native English speakers with all the same language background, so the teacher speaks both or "bilingually" to deliver content instruction. On the other hand, ESL classroom instruction is taught in English, and the students' language backgrounds are highly diverse. The teacher typically only speaks English.
ESL vs. BL education issues are contrasted.