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Douglas, Scott Roy; Rosvold, Mark – Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquée, 2018
With increasing numbers of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds enrolling in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs, understanding intercultural communicative competence can contribute to developing effective EAP pathways to higher education. This review of the literature was carried out to synthesize and uncover…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Intercultural Communication, English for Academic Purposes, Literature Reviews
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Douglas, Scott Roy – Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquée, 2013
This study builds on previous work exploring reading and listening lexical thresholds (Nation, 2006; Laufer & Ravenhorst-Kalovski, 2010; Schmitt, Jiang, & Grabe, 2011) in order to investigate productive vocabulary targets that mark successful entry-level undergraduate writing. Papers that passed the Effective Writing Test (EWT) were chosen…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Novices, English for Academic Purposes, Curriculum Development