My wife is a teacher of English as a New Language (ENL). It has also been called English as a Second Language (ESL), but the NEW designation is more accurate because, for some of these students, English is their third or fourth language.
Here’s a 2008 article about English Language Learners (ELLs) that I think describes the process and problems of learning English for non-native speakers.
The rules for the order of adjectives are nearly instinctive for native-born speakers of English. Continue reading “N is for English as a New Language”