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Kampouri, Smaragda – ELT Journal, 2022
This article addresses the practices that English for academic legal purposes (EALP) teachers employ to tackle law subject content. It draws on research that took place in a British university pre-sessional course for third-year undergraduate and postgraduate law students. The data come from tutorials, legal skills classroom observations and…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Foreign Countries, Legal Education (Professions), Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Perkins, Mike; Gezgin, Ulas Basar; Roe, Jasper – International Journal for Educational Integrity, 2020
Although there is much discussion exploring the potential causes of plagiarism, there is limited research available which provides evidence as to the academic interventions which may help reduce this. This paper discusses a bespoke English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme introduced at the university level, aimed at improving the academic…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Prevention, Intervention, English for Academic Purposes
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Galante, Angelica – Applied Linguistics, 2022
While calls have been made for a multi/plural turn in Applied Linguistics, there remains a paucity of research investigating instruction that addresses the turn and its effects on student learning compared with monolingual one-language-only instruction. This study examines the effects of plurilingual instruction on students' plurilingual and…
Descriptors: Affordances, English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Siegel, Joseph – Language Teaching, 2022
This paper reviews and discusses research on notetaking during academic listening conducted in both first (L1) and second language (L2) contexts and is organized into two main categories: research that is beginning to impact English for academic purposes (EAP) classrooms and that which has yet to make an impact on EAP, but should. Overall, I…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English for Academic Purposes
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Uludag, Pakize; McDonough, Kim; Payant, Caroline – Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquée, 2021
This study compared English L2 writers' (N =111) performance on an integrated writing task from the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment under three prewriting planning conditions: required self-timed planning required fixed time planning, and suggested (i.e., optional) planning. The participants' integrated essays were scored…
Descriptors: Prewriting, Second Language Learning, English for Academic Purposes, Essays
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Prasetianto, Mushoffan; Maharddhika, Rizkiana – Journal of Education and Learning (EduLearn), 2022
Reading is a pivotal skill for non-English department students as a vehicle to update their knowledge. One of reading activity which is beneficial is extensive reading. Several studies have proved the advantage of extensive reading, but study regarding what reading material is read by students is under explored. To fill this gap, this research…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Agricultural Education, English for Academic Purposes
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Alhassan, Awad; Bora, Simona Floare; Abdalla, Yousif Abdelbagi – TESOL Journal, 2022
English-medium instruction (EMI) has been increasingly used in higher education institutions worldwide, and therefore the collaboration between English for academic purposes (EAP) teachers and subject teachers is highly needed for the successful alignment of the EAP and subject content courses in EMI contexts. This article explores the views and…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Teacher Collaboration
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Dobson, Joe; Freimuth, Hilda; Rodriques, Ishka – BC TEAL Journal, 2021
The findings presented in this paper look at the motivations of volunteers who supported English for Academic Purposes students at a self-access Language Learning Centre at a university in Canada. It also importantly sheds light on the motivations of a less investigated aspect of volunteerism, that of non-native English speakers who provide…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Student Motivation, Academic Support Services, English for Academic Purposes
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Kovalenko, Oksana; Afanasenko, Olga – Advanced Education, 2021
The paper presents the ideas on the integration of English language academic writing into the training of Mater of Pharmacy students. The academic literature demonstrates a powerful didactic potential for the development of both language and professional competence of students majoring in pharmacy. This fact is evidenced by the empirical study…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Pharmaceutical Education, Second Language Learning, English for Academic Purposes
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Gholaminejad, Razieh – HOW, 2020
In this reflective paper, we review the currently-used word classification system proposed by linguist Paul Nation (2013, 2015) and the position of the academic vocabulary in this system. Different lexical layers in this system are explained as well as the underlying assumptions. Then, taking a critical position, we raise a number of criticisms…
Descriptors: Criticism, Classification, Academic Language, Vocabulary
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Frankenberg-Garcia, Ana – Language Teaching, 2020
The past decades have seen dramatic improvements to dictionary content and format. Yet dictionaries -- both paper-based and digital -- remain disappointingly underused. As a result, it is widely acknowledged that more needs to be done to train people in dictionary-consultation skills. Another solution would be to build lexicographic resources that…
Descriptors: Dictionaries, User Needs (Information), Lexicography, Writing (Composition)
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Knoch, Ute; Huisman, Annemiek; Elder, Cathie; Kong, Xiaoxiao; McKenna, Angela – Language Testing, 2020
A key concern of washback research in language testing is with the value of test preparation for facilitating learning and improving test performance. Although test takers may draw on a wide range of preparation activities, the majority of research studies examining test preparation have taken place in classroom settings, leaving self-access…
Descriptors: Test Preparation, Repetition, Language Tests, English for Academic Purposes
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Pearson, William S. – Review of Education, 2020
UK higher education institutions have widely adopted intensive pre-sessional programmes (PSPs) encompassing English for academic purposes provision to enhance their attractiveness in the intense global competition for higher fee-paying international students whose proficiency in English falls below standard entry requirements. Nevertheless,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English for Academic Purposes, College Programs, Foreign Students
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Cannizzo, Hayley Anne – Education Sciences, 2021
Feminist pedagogy is a teaching practice, philosophy and process that seeks to confront and deconstruct oppressive power structures both within and outside of the classroom using a gendered lens. As Women's Studies departments continue to grow in many universities, feminist pedagogy seems to be gaining popularity as an approach to engaging…
Descriptors: Feminism, Second Language Instruction, Critical Theory, Consciousness Raising
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Wang, Jingjing; Zeng, Liangjing – SAGE Open, 2021
Despite the existing extensive research on stance markers such as hedges, boosters, and self-mention in academic writing, few studies, however, examined the co-occurrence of these stance markers to help authors project their identities in writing. In this study, we examine how self-mention with boosters and hedges are used by writers of different…
Descriptors: Academic Language, Foreign Countries, English for Academic Purposes, Language Usage
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