calp


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calp

(kælp)
n
a type of limestone, dark grey or bluish black in colour, that is found in Ireland
[C18: from Irish dialect]
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The currency units for these tables are thousand USD (CALP and NYSLR), thousand GBP (AVON), million SEK (FAPF), and million KRW (NPS).
Students can optimally develop their L1 CALP when L1 academic use is allowed at least up to the end of elementary grades.
The California Department of Education (CDE; 2009) developed the California English Language Development Test (CELDT) to assess California public education students' English language proficiency and incorporates CALP levels.
In general, developing CALP in a second language takes five to eight years, but this progress varies according to the student's prior development of CALP in the native language, as well as according to the learning strategies and teaching techniques used.
But one mention of a possible England calp has the pounds 2 million midfielder in stitches.
The Canadian Immersion Program has provided us with, at least, two psycho-pedagogical principles that are paramount in bilingual education: (a) the distinction between basic interpersonal communicative skills (BICS) and cognitive academic language proficiency (CALP), and b) the principle of common underlying proficiency.
18 May 2010 - Swedish biotechnology company Biotage AB (STO: BIOT) said today that it agreed to buy the extraction and evaporation product lines for sample preparation of US sector player Caliper Life Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: CALP) for USD16.5m.
CALP, which had been absent from the United States since its distribution agreement with Oneida ended in 2003, returned to the American market last fall through a distribution agreement with Leeber.
It is estimated that Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS) take most learners a few years to develop whereas achieving Cognitive and Academic Language Competence (CALP) is an effort that requires several additional years to accomplish (Cummins 2001).
(Nasdaq: CALP) recently announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Caliper have established an Applications Developer Program (ADP) collaboration through a subcontract with Sverdrup Technology Inc.
Froggatt in turn believes it is stand-in striker Noel Whelan that merits a calp from the national coach.
The Storm closed the third quarter with a 13-0 run, inspired by England calp Yorick Williams.