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Moore, Tim; Ballantyne, Glenda; McIntosh, Craig – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2018
There is a consensus nowadays that the best way to develop students' academic literacy abilities is within the context of their studies in the disciplines, an approach known as 'curriculum embedding'. But despite the demonstrable value of this approach, surveys of the field in Australia suggest there has been only limited success over the years in…
Descriptors: Sociology, Writing Instruction, Academic Discourse, Intellectual Disciplines
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Merlo, Jarrad R.; Gruba, Paul A. – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2015
Despite an increased emphasis on form-focused instruction (FFI), the use of the computer as a grammar tutor has remained largely unexamined for nearly two decades. With new technologies at hand, there is a need to take a fresh look at online grammar tutors and link designs more strongly to contemporary second language acquisition (SLA) principles…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Grammar, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Karlsson, Monica – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2014
Research shows that the most important skill to possess when learning a previously unknown word is to be able to interpret its meaning based on the context in which it is found (Nation, 2001). This is especially true for L1 learners, but regrettably, research shows, not as true for students learning a second language (Nation, 2001). The aim of the…
Descriptors: Swedish, Native Language, English (Second Language), Inferences
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Al Shatter, Ghassan – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2011
This study aims to identify the relationship between the developmental hierarchy in the acquisition of Arabic as a second language (Arabic L2) and formal classroom instruction. It provides a general presentation of the current debate on the influence of formal instruction in the acquisition of L2. Special attention is given to the subset of…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Field, Yvette – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 1994
Examines the use of cohesive conjunctions by student writers in Hong Kong to ascertain how it differs from native speaker use, to gauge the extent to which teaching, textbooks and transfer are influential, and to analyze the extent of misuse and unnecessary use. The article makes suggestions for teaching implications and further research. (18…
Descriptors: Cantonese, Cohesion (Written Composition), College Students, Comparative Analysis