• Research shows that learning academic language takes longer than social language. 
     
    Social Language develops in 1-3 years  
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    Academic Language develops in 3-7 years.
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     English language learners are capable of reaching rigorous academic standards, but they need time and support to develop proficiency in the English language in order to meet their academic goals.