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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329428
Description: This article proposes a contextual, multimodal model of instructional scaffolding as teacher-led, task-enabling activity. The model is developed from analysis of authentic classroom interaction from s ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/319963
Description: Migrant youth have different social and educational needs from those of their parents. However, young migrants are often included in 'mixed-age' language programs either because institutions lack the ... More
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Authors: Leung, Constant
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329440
Description: English as an additional language (EAL) in school education has been mainstreamed in England since the mid-1980s. The current EAL policy, rooted in a time when there was a perceived need to tackle rac ... More
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Authors: Ritchie, Graeme
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329588
Description: The text-based approach to materials and syllabus design, in which an integrated syllabus emerges from texts, is an attractive option for teachers developing materials. In this approach, one question ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329484
Description: In this paper we report on outcomes from recent research in which we have worked with the metaphor of 'scaffolding' to address questions about the nature of English as a Second Language (ESL) educatio ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329419
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Authors: Nunan, David
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/319942
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329581
Description: Scrabble®, the proprietary word-building board game, is widely used by teachers in English as a Second Language (ESL) classrooms. However, there has been little research conducted into how it benefits ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/320014
Description: 'Broadbanded' concerns about mainstream literacy standards ignore English as a Second Language (ESL) students' need for language support and development; for example, schools expect learners to write ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329427
Description: The paper investigates the cultural and linguistic resources of advanced bilingual learners in the United Kingdom with reference to a case study of four ten year olds of bilingual backgrounds studying ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/319951
Description: The concept of genre has provided a valuable framework for researching aspects of academic writing such as discourse organisation. However, there has been little research on the role of genre and writ ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/320015
Description: The article describes an experience changing a postgraduate Applied Linguistics and TESOL Studies assessment and testing course. A (second language) teacher educator's narrative relies on descriptions ... More
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Authors: Gao, Xuesong
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329133
Description: This paper reviews the use of questionnaires in Language Learner Strategy (LLS) research. It starts with a brief overview of popular methods in LLS research, with a focus on the use of questionnaires/ ... More
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Authors: Forman, Ross
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329089
Description: This paper examines two pieces of writing in English by a high school student from a Chinese–Vietnamese background. The texts were produced after approximately one, and then two, years' residence in A ... More
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Authors: Lever, Tim
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329033
Description: A spot survey of computer use in open self-access was conducted at the Bankstown Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Centre as a way of exploring the changing information and technology environment o ... More
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