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Idioms   Idioms are groups of words or a phrase that mean something different from what the individual words might suggest. Examples: "a piece of cake": very...  
Illiteracy   The condition of being unable to read. People were at one time considered illiterate if they could not write their name. The definition has been expanded...  
Immersion   Immersion is an approach to teaching language in which the target language is used exclusively to provide all instruction....  
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA)  The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) was passed to control unauthorized immigration to the United States. Employer sanctions, increased...  
Imperative Form   The imperative form of the verb gives a command. It tells someone what to dol The imperative is the same as the base form....  
Individual of Limited English Proficiency   An adult or out-of-school youth who has limited ability in speaking, reading, writing or understanding the English language, and (a) whose native language...  
Individual with a Disability   An individual with any disability (as defined in section 3 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12102)....  
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)  IDEA originates with a 1975 federal law, originally known as the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. In exchange for federal money, schools must...  
Inferential Reading Comprehension   Inferential comprehension is the ability to draw valid inferences from the ideas or information presented in a text. It is constructive in the sense that...  
Inferential Statistics   One use of statistics is to be able to make inferences or judgments about a larger population based on the data collected from a small sample drawn from...  
Infinitives   Infinitives are formed with TO: to walk, to talk, to think, to listen. Infinitives can be the subject of a sentence, the object of a verb, and the object...  
Informal Assessment   The use of non-standardized assessment techniques to evaluate student achievement. Examples are analysis of work samples, observation, and special projects...  
Information Gap   Information Gap activities require learners to use their English language skills to share information to complete a task--a true communicative task. The...  
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