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English Learners

The English Learner (EL) program at Southview Elementary teaches academic English through content.

EL students work in small groups and focus on building proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking. The program places a strong emphasis on promoting the students' home languages as a way to build their academic English at school. Currently, Southview's EL students' home languages include:

  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Bisaya
  • Khmer
  • English Creolized
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Nepali
  • Oromo- West Central
  • Russian

Meet Your Teachers

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claire undis

EL Teacher
Claire.Undis@district196.org
Voicemail: 83569

Staff

ana rau

EL Teacher
Anna.Rau@district196.org
Voicemail: 84601

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padee thao

EL Teacher
Padee.Thao@district196.org
Voicemail: 83538

Staff

melody sheppard

EL Teacher
Melody.Sheppard@district196.org
Voicemail: 83528