ERIC Number: EJ626649
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Getting It Together: Tactics for Reducing Verbal Miscommunication between Native English-Speaking Instructors and Non-Native English-Speaking Students.
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, v10 n3 p69-91 1999
Based on findings from an ethnographic study conducted in South Korea, recommends that when working with non-native speakers, native speakers: be patient, emphasize vowel sounds, avoid over-enunciation, utilize phenomenological bracketing, minimize use of metaphors and idioms, and avoid using intonation to convey meaning. (EV)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Language of Instruction, Language Proficiency, Native Speakers, Teacher Student Relationship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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