Corey Mitchell has published a useful article on how peer pressure positively affects the English language learners.
Mitchell says, “As a veteran theater professor, Andrew Kahn knows a great acting job when he sees one.
During his twice-a-week visits to Lafayette International High School in Buffalo, N.Y., there’s a newly arrived student from the Congo who pretends to struggle with his locker combination. The student knows the numbers to his combination, Kahn said, but he seizes any opportunity to connect one-on-one with someone in the school.
“He likes the presence of someone who’s going to be with him for five minutes,” said Kahn, a theater professor at the University of Buffalo, State University of New York”.