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ERIC Number: EJ1165625
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2053-535X
Teaching and Learning English in a Multicultural Classroom: Strategies and Opportunities
Xerri, Daniel
Journal for Multicultural Education, v10 n1 p19-32 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the beliefs and experiences of a group of teachers endeavouring to enhance their students' learning of English while adapting to a multicultural classroom reality. Design/methodology/approach: The paper is based on the results of a case study involving a number of semi-structured interviews. Findings: The paper illustrates how the teachers and their learners adopted a number of strategies to make the most of the opportunities of learning English within a multilingual context. Originality/value: This paper underscores the role that language-in-education policies can play in enhancing the teaching and learning of English in a multicultural classroom.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malta
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