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Carrell, Patricia L. – 1984
The limited existing research on text structure and its effects on reading comprehension in English as a native language and English as a second language (ESL) is reviewed, and studies that have shown facilitating effects on first language reading comprehension of explicitly teaching text structure are discussed. A research project in progress…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Advanced Courses, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language)
Reid, Joy – Journal of Intensive English Studies, 1992
An overview of how reading has been used in the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) writing classroom is offered, example of changes in reading and writing models are examined, current views of the connections between reading and writing are discussed, and application of these connections in one advanced ESL writing class is reported. (85…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Course Descriptions, English (Second Language), Intensive Language Courses