ERIC Number: EJ631843
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Cognitive-Academic Language Proficiency and Language Acquisition in Bilingual Instruction--with an Outlook on a University Project in Albania.
Portmann-Tselikas Paul R.
Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies, v6 n1 p63-80 2001
Explores the contribution of cognitive-academic language proficiency to second language acquisition in instructional contexts, using Cummins' concepts of bilingual education. Discusses Albania's educational practices and reviews a joint project by Austrian and Albanian universities that shows how cognitive academic proficiency, along with situational and motivational factors, is essential in determining success in educational contexts using foreign languages for instruction. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Albania