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Iswandari, Yuseva Ariyani; Paradita, Lanoke Intan – TEFLIN Journal: A publication on the teaching and learning of English, 2019
We are very honored to have this great opportunity to interview Professor Paul Nation for the TEFLIN Journal's themed issue on Extensive Reading. Professor Paul Nation is an Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His special interests…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Reading Research, Reading Processes
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Zhang, Lawrence Jun – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2016
The teaching of writing in English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL) has been a challenging task for many teachers due to its multifaceted nature. This paper is a reflection on ESL/EFL writing teaching in three countries, namely China, Singapore, and New Zealand, with particular reference to professionalizing ESL/ EFL writing and ESL/EFL…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction
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Engels-Schwarzpaul, A.-Chr. – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2015
"The Western tradition", as passe-partout, includes fringe figures, émigrés and migrants. Rather than looking to resources at the core of the Western tradition to overcome its own blindnesses, I am more interested in its gaps and peripheries, where other thoughts and renegade knowledges take hold. It is in the contact zones with…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Indigenous Knowledge, Minority Groups, Foreign Countries
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Strauss, Pat; Mooney, Shelagh – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2011
Currently postgraduate hospitality courses are attracting large numbers of international students, many of whom do not speak English as a first language. In addition, these programmes are also popular with first language students drawn from non-traditional academic backgrounds. Both cohorts experience difficulties with the academic genre…
Descriptors: Literacy, Vocational Education, Hospitality Occupations, English for Academic Purposes
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Danchenko, Nonna – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2011
This paper describes an experiment carried out at International Pacific College (IPC) as part of an EAP (English for Academic Purposes) paper taught in year one of the BA programme. The trial was aimed at instilling students with the motivation to self-monitor their pronunciation, attempting to raise it to an internationally acceptable level of…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Student Motivation, Metacognition, Pronunciation