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Demystifying institutional practices: critical pragmatism and the teaching of academic writing
Abstract Three approaches to the teaching of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) are identified, the Critical approach, the Pragmatic approach, and the Critical Pragmatic approach. Critical EAP isExpand
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Lexis and Culture: Bound and Determined?
Although never validated by either quantitative or qualitative research, the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis continues to be a dominant position from which to consider the relationship between language andExpand
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Task-Based Language in Foreign Language Contexts
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Global Textbooks in Local Contexts: An Empirical Investigation of Effectiveness
Global textbooks (GTs) — full-featured English language teaching materials containing a range of workbooks, videos, CD-ROMs, and online materials — have become a major feature of Teaching English toExpand
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Discussion to the paper by H. Herlinger
CHAIRMAN. Have you any idea of the success rate of diagnosis of carcinoma of the pancreas. Are there any false positives? HERLINGER. I haven't attempted to prove any diagnostic abilities but I wasExpand
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Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research: A practical guide
Part I: Understanding Grounded Theory Introduction 1. Establishing Common Ground: Paradigms in Perspective 2. The Origins of Grounded Theory 3. Contemporary Grounded Theory Part II: Doing GroundedExpand
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Testing the Test: Comparing SEMAC and Exact Word Scoring on the Selective Deletion Cloze
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A number of questions surround the issue of cloze tests and their various scoring methods, with proponents on both sides making contentious claims to their validity or lack there of. Expand
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Global Textbooks in Local Contexts
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