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ERIC Number: EJ1193689
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1172
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Defensive Learning and the TOEFL Barrier: A Case Study
Eisouh, Zuhair S.
Education, v133 n2 p310-320 Win 2011
This study aimed at contrasting the performance of a group of EFL students on a TOEFL exam before and after taking a special TOEFL preparation course depending on Charles Curran's Community Language Learning (CLL) model. According to CLL, the role of the teacher is extended to be like the supportive therapy of a counselor, and the student is equated with a client in need of help. The study showed that CLL was effective for learners who were on their defensive, yet wanted to overcome the TOEFL barrier.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Jordan
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