ERIC Number: EJ583939
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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From Silence to Talk: Cross-Cultural Ideas on Students' Participation in Academic Group Discussion.
Jones, Jeremy F.
English for Specific Purposes, v18 n3 p243-59 1999
Discusses why many nonnative-English-speaking students have difficulty participating in academic group discussions and explores culturally based perceptions of silence and reticence and the nature of group discussion. Pedagogical directions are offered that course planners, academic advisors, and language teachers can follow to help students to realize their potential for active participation. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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