English - the most important second language Over 700 million people in the world speak English and it is the international language of diplomacy, business, science, technology, banking, computing, medicine, engineering, tourism, and Hollywood films.
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) uses the acronym Limited English Proficient (LEP) and labels an English-Language Learner (ELL) as an individual who “is between the ages of 3 to 21 years, has enrolled or is preparing to enroll in elementary or secondary school, was not born in the United State or English is not the native language, comes from a background in which the English language has had a considerable impact on an individual’s English Language Proficiency, comes from an environment where English is not the individuals primary language and has had prior or previous difficulties in speaking, writing, reading, or understanding the English language...
Although we are fully capable of speaking and writing it, we are not fully aware of the ways the english language has been used to trick and deceive us.
I will do so by outlining that English is my first language and that I have successfully utilized my English language skills during my years of formal education.
Purpose of the test Was to expand the skills of professionals who will in turn impart this knowledge to speakers of second languages and form a basis for professionalism in language teaching as well as evaluate their as understanding of English language in a classroom situation.