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ERIC Number: EJ540665
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0741-0883
The Acquisition of Academic Literacy in a Second Language: A Longitudinal Case Study.
Spack, Ruth
Written Communication, v14 n1 p3-62 Jan 1997
Examines the reading and writing strategies of one student over a three-year period and traces the process she went through to acquire college-level academic literacy in English, her second language. Suggests that the student's educational background shaped her approach to United States academic discourse practices. (TB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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