I found this in my old files – don’t know who wrote it but it may have been me, I think it is. It’s a start in finding some common turf between ELA and CI instruction:
There are many terms used to describe ESL/ELL and EFL instruction. For now let’s just use the acronym ELA English Language Acquisition to make it simple.
In my experience, certainly in Denver Public Schools, the chasm between ELA training and TPRS has never been addressed. Both areas address second language acquisition. Why is there no bridge between them?