Some of the countries our
ESL Acronyms
Myth or Reality
RHS or MHS
Keep Portland Weird
100

What is Guatemala?

100
ESL

What is English as a Second Language?

100

Speaking LOUDER helps people learn a new language. 

What is a myth?

100

Blue and Red

What is McDaniel?

100

What is big pink?

200

What is Vietnam?

200

ELPA

What is the English Language Proficiency Assessment?

200

Adding visuals to slides and reducing the amount of text can be helpful for our students.

What is a reality?

200

Black and Yellow/Gold

What is Roosevelt?

200

What is Portlandia?

300

What is Somalia?

300

SIFE

What is a Student with Interrupted Formal Education?

300

Acquiring a new language to the Academic Proficiency Level can take 5-7 years. 

What is a reality?

300

Mountain Lion

What is McDaniel?

300

What is Pittock Mansion?

400

What is Honduras?

400
L1

What is a student's first or primary language?

400

Having predictable routines in your class can help students focus more on new content/language. 

What is a reality?

400

Roughriders

What is Roosevelt?

400

What are food carts?

500

What is Micronesia?

500

MLL

What is Multilingual Language Learner?

500

Learning language is linear. We all progress exactly the same way, at the same pace. 

What is a myth?

500

This school had prized rose bushes cut down in their remodel.

What is McDaniel?

500

What is the stag or Rudolph sign in old town?

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