With organizations like U.S. English fighting for an English-only nation and the renewed cry for higher educational standards in general, English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) speakers face greater challenges than ever. In order to help ESL students communicate correctly, educators must learn to recognize writing difficulties arising from a foreign first language and be able to address those errors in a manner that will not discourage already-hampered ESL writers.
Vining, Jessica, "An Eye for Error: Teaching English as a Second Language" (1994). Senior Research Projects. 125.