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Words, phrases, & discourse markers that allow learners to explore a content topic and express their knowledge
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Language Teaching Vol. 45 Iss. 04

Language Teaching Vol. 45 Iss. 04 | Academic Language Development | Scoop.it

Shona Whyte:

The October issue of Language Teaching is open to view and download PDFs during the month of September.

 

Articles include:

English for Business Communication

Vijay K. Bhatia and Stephen Bremner

Written corrective feedback in second language acquisition and writing studies

Dana R. Ferris

Our statistical intuitions may be misleading us: Why we need robust statistics

Jenifer Larson-Hall

Raising teachers' awareness of corpora

Ana Frankenberg-Garcia

Review of recent applied linguistics research in Finland and Sweden, with specific reference to foreign language learning and teaching Håkan Ringbom

National Standards: Research into practice

Eileen W. Glisan

Symposium: The contexualization of teaching and learning English as an international language

Yuan-Shan Chen

Symposium: (Dis)ordered processes of globalization: Policing and voicing language identities

Gao Yihong and Jan Blommaert and Sjaak Kroon

Symposium: Dynamic systems/Complexity theory as a new approach to second language development

Marjolijn Verspoor

 


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lingro: The coolest dictionary known to hombre!

lingro: The coolest dictionary known to hombre! | Academic Language Development | Scoop.it
lingro is a free multilingual AJAX dictionary and language learning site. Currently supporting English (ESL), Spanish, Italian, French, and German.

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A&P Latin Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes flashcards | Quizlet

Vocabulary words for Common Latin Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes and Combining Forms used in A&P. . Includes studying games and tools such as flashcards.
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Criteria for Producing CLIL Learning Materials | Introduction | Peeter Mehisto

This Internet tool lists criteria for creating CLIL-specific learning materials.
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New Academic Formula List (AFL) Identifies Formulaic Speech Patterns in Academic Speaking and Writing

Similar in its purpose to the AWL (Academic Word List), the AFT (Academic Formula List) provides a list of most commonly used phrases used, for example, to indicate quantity, show the stance of the speaker or writer, or to attribute an idea to a specific source of information . The article was published in the Applied Linguistics journal by Rita Simpson-Vlach and Nick C. Ellis from the University of Michigan. Applied Linguistics: 31/4: 487–512; (c) Oxford University Press 2010. doi:10.1093/applin/amp058. The prepublication draft is available at: http://web.mac.com/ncellis/Nick_Ellis/Publications_files/AFL_paper_AppLinxPrepub.pdf (Appendices begin on page 33.)

 

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WIDA Certification: Certified Trainers-Southwest

WIDA Certification: Certified Trainers-Southwest | Academic Language Development | Scoop.it

Learn more about the defining features of academic language through a workshop for teachers. Use the WIDA ELP Standards and tools to reveal the language demands inherent in your lessons. Contact information on www.elleeconsulting.com.

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Teen Cooks Up a Delicious Guide to Test Prep - School Library Journal

Teen Cooks Up a Delicious Guide to Test Prep - School Library Journal | Academic Language Development | Scoop.it
Teen Cooks Up a Delicious Guide to Test PrepSchool Library JournalThe book uses SAT vocabulary in each of its recipes to help students master the words they are likely to encounter on the test.
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SERP | Word Generation

SERP | Word Generation | Academic Language Development | Scoop.it

Free, downloadable curriculum for teaching academic vocabulary. Designed for middle school students but can be used with middle and high school English learners as well. The site contains great demo videos of sample units.

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International CLIL Research Journal : Vol 1 (3) 2010 : ln Focus

CLIL = Content and Language Integrated Learning

It's the European version of the SIOP model! Here is an article From the International CLIL Research Journal on how the brain loves to learn content and language at the same time!

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