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Common ground for positioning: a discourse analysis on second language socialization
(Hacettepe Universitesi, 2014)
Applying Kecskes and Zhang's (2009) dynamic model of common ground in positioning theory (Davies & Harre, 1990), the present study aims to explore the second language (L2) socialization of Turkish students through the ...
Instruction and exposure: how do they contribute to second language acquisition?
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 1998)
Adults have access to two distinct approaches to develop their second language competence. These are instruction and exposure (Krashen 1982). Both approaches contribute to second language acquisition in their unique ways. ...
A function-first approach to identifying formulaic language in academic writing
There is currently much interest in creating pedagogically-oriented descriptions of formulaic language. Research in this area has typically taken what we call a 'form-first' approach, in which formulas are identified as ...
Toward an ethics of silence: Michael K
(Wayne State University Press, 2007)
Introduction: International educational exchanges and the promotion of peace and intercultural understanding
(Springer International Publishing, 2016)
With the rapid growth worldwide in numbers of people participating in international educational exchanges, the need to better understand the various roles such exchanges can play in social and political life also increases. ...
The use of discourse analysis to enhance ESP teacher knowledge: an example using aviation English
(Pergamon Press, 2002)
Effective ESP programs require relevant materials, knowledgeable instructors, and teamwork with subject matter professionals. This report provides an example of one process used by a teacher-researcher to increase and ...
‘Fresh variants and formulations frozen’: structural features of commercial signs in Oman
(John Wiley and Sons, 2014-07-15)
This study analyses structural features of English on commercial signs on shop frontages throughout Oman. The study identifies frequently used structural features which appear to be undergoing a process of nativization ...
Language learner beliefs and study abroad: a study on English as a lingua franca (ELF)
The English language used to be specific to English-speaking countries such as the U.S.; however, it has evolved to become the new lingua franca all around the world. Considering the growing number of students studying ...
An exploratory study of visually impaired students’ perceptions of inclusive mathematics education
(SAGE Publications Ltd, 2015)
The Turkish Disability Act introduced inclusive education to Turkey as a solution to the problems experienced by students with disabilities, including visually impaired students. The main purpose of this study was to explore ...
Building a career in English: users of English as an additional language in academia in the Arabian Gulf
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2014)
This study investigates how a group of 30 multilingual academics, all users of English as an additional language (EAL) working at a private university in Oman, acquired discourse community membership in their disciplines ...