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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330269
Description: Studies of strategies used to assist students with the language demands of their first year of tertiary study demonstrate that one model does not suit all. The success of a model is often dependent on ... More
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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/37154
Description: Australia has often been called a nation of immigrants and like many countries in the world has experienced major intakes of settlers at various periods of its history. However, among immigrant-receiv ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330425
Description: In the United Kingdom adult English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) policy is included under the government's adult literacy and numeracy strategy. This has produced tensions in ESOL provision, ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330372
Description: As immigration to the United States of America continues to grow, the adult English as a Second Language (ESL) field has increasingly turned to standards based instruction to meet the needs of adult E ... More
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Authors: Edge, Julian
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330292
Description: Teachers working in the Adult Migrant English Programme (AMEP) bring to their task a great deal of knowledge, experience and expertise. They also face constant demands on their professional adaptabili ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/24070
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330406
Description: The provision of English-language programs to adult immigrants and refugees in New Zealand, as is the case elsewhere, cannot be divorced from the larger political context. Consequently, the examinatio ... More
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Authors: Pettis, Joanne C
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330415
Description: At the 1996 national TESL Canada Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Canadian Government launched the Canadian Language Benchmarks: English as a second language for adults: A working document as its ... More
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Authors: Bridges, Susan
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330315
Description: Over recent years Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) have been offered an increasing number of immersion training courses, which are delivered in English-speaking countries for ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330371
Description: The elementary Swedish language program for adult immigrants (Sfi) is in many ways a privileged language program, as it is supported by an official language policy and is part of an integration policy ... More
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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/32894
Description: Many scholars have noted the lack of uptake of traditional professional development activities such as conferences, workshops and even pre- service education, especially when an information transmissi ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330293
Description: This article explores the professional development (PD) dimension of teacher involvement in two research projects that focused on developing appropriate topic content for two specific target groups of ... More
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Authors: Moore, Stephen H
Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/32884
Description: This paper reports on a two-year research project, funded by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (formerly known as Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs), which investigated t ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330324
Description: Academic speaking tends to involve long turns comprising a number of ideas and pieces of information. Speakers can leave implicit the relationships between these ideas and pieces of information or the ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330351
Description: This paper examines instances of student contestation in an English as a Second Language (ESL) class of adolescent African refugees. A few students resist or contest socialisation practices in a class ... More
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