• Psychosocial Impact for Spanish- Dominant English Language Learners in the Elementary School
    Psychosocial Impact for Spanish- dominant English language learners in the elementary school Name: Barbara Alvarez Contents Abstract.........................
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  • Second Language Acquisition: Sociocultural or Cognitive or both?
     Second Language Acquisition: Sociocultural or Cognitive or both? by Shane Tholen Introduction How do people best learn, acquire and make use of a second language? Researchers and theorists in the field of Second Language Acquisition (SLA) have had a relatively short history of grappling...
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  • Assignment
    Sociocultural Strategies for a Dialogue of Cultures Author(s): Sandra J. Savignon and Pavel V. Sysoyev Source: The Modern Language Journal, Vol. 86, No. 4 (Winter, 2002), pp. 508-524 Published by: Blackwell Publishing on behalf of the National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations Stable...
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  • Research Paper
    behavioral potential. As the learners’ experience varies, the development of cognitive abilities and the learning achievements among the learners also differ. These variations not only provide diversity in a classroom where the teacher has to be aware of different learners’ specific needs, but also create...
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  • The Asian Efl Journal, September/2008, Volume 10, Number 3
    Beliefs: Psycho-cognitive, Sociocultural and Emergent Ecological Approaches to Learner Perceptions in Foreign Language Acquisition 2. Parviz Birjandi and Saeideh Ahangari …………………………………… - Effects of Task Repetition on the Fluency, Complexity and Accuracy of Iranian EFL Learners’ Oral Discourse 3. Omid Akbari...
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  • Culture Representation
    Design, Pedagogy, and Research Phaisit Boriboon B.A. (English), M.A. (TESOL) A thesis submitted in fulfilment of requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to Linguistics and English Language School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences University of Edinburgh July 2008 Copyright...
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  • Koko
    GEMA Online™ Journal of Language Studies 35 Volume 12(1), Special Section, January 2012 Exploring English Language Learning And Teaching In Malaysia Normazidah Che Musa mazidah@ukm.my School of Language Studies and Linguistics Faculty of Social...
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  • English
    Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners: A Conceptual Framework ´ Aıda Walqui Teacher Professional Development Program, West Ed, USA Adolescent students learning academic subject matter in a new language face a number of challenges, both local and global in nature, as they negotiate the...
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  • Adult Esl Student Motivation for Participation in Advanced Language Learning
    Adult ESL Student Motivation for Participation in Advanced Language Learning A. LANE IGOUDIN, M.A., PH.D. Published in 2008 by The CATESOL Journal, 20 (1), 27-48. ADULT ESL STUDENT MOTIVATION FOR PARTICIPATION IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE LEARNING 1 Abstract In recent years, TESOL has called...
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  • Theory in education
    elements of learning and describes ways to apply those elements to instruction to create truly “active” learning. Keywords: theories, education, language acquisition   “It is the journey, not the destination”, a quote attributed mostly to Ralph Waldo Emerson, succinctly expresses the road to achieving...
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  • English Language Learners Lit. Review
    motivation, English language Learners, reading, struggling readers, parent involvement, home literacy, literacies, home-school connections, and funds of knowledge. Introduction Of all student populations (aside from participants in Special Education programs), English Language Learners (ELLs) face...
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  • local studies of the effects of foreign literature on reading comprehension
    base regarding second language development and academic achievement in a second language. At the end of each main section,4 there is a summary synthesizing studies and highlighting key findings relevant to the present study. The first section reviews selected second language acquisition theories that...
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    CHAPTER ONE 1.1 The Problem Proverbs are a specific kind of linguistic forms and one means of communication and by using them language would be more effective as they economize its use. However, it would be improper to know only the literal meaning of the words used in a proverb in order...
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  • Introducing Second Language Acquisition
    Introducing Second Language Acquisition Written for students encountering the topic for the first time, this is a clear and practical introduction to Second Language Acquisition (SLA). It explains in nontechnical language how a second language is acquired; what the second language learner needs to know;...
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  • Studies of Negative Pragmatic Transfer in Interlanguage
    g (Foreign Languages College , Guangxi Normal University , Guilin 541004, China ) Abstract : Negative pragmatic transfer (NPT ) is nothing but a difference of saying things between non2native speakers and native speakers . It occupies an important position in inter 2 ,� ,� language pragmatics...
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  • Syllabus
    needs of language minority populations is developed and an awareness of the appropriate programs and services to meet those specific needs is presented. The course is intended to engage graduate students in exploring a variety of procedures, methods and approaches for use in bilingual and English as a second...
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  • Characteristics of Educational Potential Evaluation of Foreign Language Teaching Educational Software
    Educational Potential Evaluation of Foreign Language Teaching Educational Software Berita Simonaitienė and Goda Greenrod Kaunas University of Technology Donelaičio 73, LT-44239 Kaunas, Lithuania Abstract Educational software for foreign language teaching assists teachers in developing powerful...
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  • A Cross Cultural Analysis of the Cat in the Rain
    Hemingway is characterized by simplicity in style and language, which renders his works suitable for the EFL classroom. Nonetheless, his discourse has seldom been critically analyzed to determine to what extent it is suitable for foreign language learners coming from a distinct cultural background. Aiming...
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  • Research English 101
    health care providers are functions which pharmacists provide, and are central to the provision of safe and effective drug therapy. Student is a learner, or someone who attends an educational institution and a person who is studying at a university or other place of higher education or a person following...
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  • Critical Pedagogy and Language Education
    critical about 2nd Language Acquisition: Policies, Pedagogy, and Practices. (Not sure about the title)/Critical Pedagogy and Language Education: An overview of policies, methods, and practices. The purpose of this paper is to offer an overview of critical pedagogy as applied to language education by analyzing...
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