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‘A basic starter pack’: the TESOL Certificate as a course in survival

Valerie Hobbs.

in ELT Journal

April 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 4760 words.

Relying on data both from recent TESOL Certificate trainees and from experienced teachers, this paper examines ways in which a focus on survival during TESOL Certificate courses indicates a...

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A. S. Hornby and 50 years of the Hornby Trust

Richard Smith and Roger Bowers.

in ELT Journal

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 4004 words.

A. S. Hornby can justly be considered the ‘father’ of UK-based ELT. He was the founder and first Editor of English Language Teaching (now known as ELT Journal); he established the ground...

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An A–Z of ELT. A Dictionary of Terms and Concepts used in English Language Teaching

Piret Kärtner.

in ELT Journal

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 899 words.

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An academic literacies argument for decentralizing EAP provision

Neil Murray.

in ELT Journal

October 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Acquisition. 4305 words.

English-medium universities have generally adopted centralized models of in-sessional English language provision, where expertise resides and is often delivered within language development...

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Academic Writing in a Global Context. The Politics and Practices of Publishing in English Academic Writing in a Second or Foreign Language. Issues and Challenges Facing ESL/EFL Academic Writers in Higher Education Contexts

Karin Zotzmann.

in ELT Journal

July 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3007 words.

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Accountable professional practice in ELT

Frank Farmer.

in ELT Journal

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3843 words.

Professionalism is widely thought to be desirable in ELT, and at the same time institutions are taking seriously the need to evaluate their teachers. This article presents a general...

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Acknowledgement as a key to teacher learning

Jenny de Sonneville.

in ELT Journal

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3333 words.

In this article I introduce the concept of ‘acknowledgement’ and explore the role which it plays in facilitating teacher learning. Acknowledgement is the validation or recognition of the...

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Acquiring Possessives

Theo Marinis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Linguistics

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 8231 words.

The concepts of possession and ownership are among the first to be expressed by children when they start acquiring language. This chapter starts with an overview of the properties of...

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The Acquisition of Binding and Coreference

Sergio Baauw.

in The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Linguistics

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition. 11352 words.

In this chapter the acquisition of pronouns and reflexives is discussed. It reviews several accounts of the so-called Delay of Principle B Effect, the absence of this effect in some...

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The Acquisition of Case

Sonja Eisenbeiss, Bhuvana Narasimhan and Maria Voeikova.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 5974 words.

Case is one of the most heterogeneous nominal morphological categories: the number of case forms in morphological paradigms, the syntactic and semantic functions of case, and the set of...

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