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Exploration of Using MALL to Help English Learners in China Overcome Foreign Language Anxiety and Improve Their English Communicative Competence
Exploration of Using MALL to Help English Learners in China Overcome Foreign Language Anxiety and Improve Their English Communicative CompetenceDownload
Driven by globalization, a vast population in China is studying English. English training has become a multimillion-dollar industry not only for public schools and universities but also for private language training schools and individuals (Bolton, 2002). However, the traditional English teaching...
Synthetic strategies for modified glycosphingolipids and their design as probes
The plasma membrane of cells contains a diverse array of lipids that provide important structural and biological features. Glycolipids are typically a minor component of the cell membrane and consist primarily of glycosphingolipids (GSLs). GSLs in vertebrates contain a multifarious assortment of...
Given that English has achieved a dominant status as an international language, the Chinese government has been exerting much effort to improve the whole nation’s proficiency in English. However, it has been found that learners are still experiencing great difficulty in speaking English fluently,...
Addressing Domestic Violence in Post-Migration Gender Relations: a Prerequisite for Building Sustainable, Resilient Immigrant CommunitiesDownload
Funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, this project was designed to explore in a systematic fashion the currently available data on domestic violence within Canadian immigrant and refugee communities (hereafter ‘immigrants’ or ‘newcomers’). Newcomers to Canada...
Fostering EFL Students’ Intercultural Communicative Competence, Learner Autonomy and Speaking Fluency through Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC)Download
Teacher-centered and grammar-oriented Chinese College English Education faces new challenges in the context of 21st century world globalization, including the fact that most EFL students find it difficult to efficiently interact with native speakers even though they get high marks in the College...
A Book Review of A Friend In Hope: a Story About Hope's Journey with a Brain Tumour by M. Zammit & E. DornbuschDownload
This is a book review of a storybook written originally in English by Marisa Zammit and illustrated by Erica Dornbusch under the title A Friend In Hope: a Story About Hope's Journey with a Brain Tumour. The author also reviews the French translation Mon amie Claire: L'histoire de Claire et de sa...
Protecting Minority Languages-A comparison between Cree in Western Canada and Cantonese in Southern China.pdfDownload
Both China and Canada are multilingual and multicultural countries. According to the United Nations (UN) independent expert on minority issues, Rita Izsák (UN News Centre, 2013, online), “Language is a central element and expression of identity and of key importance in the preservation of group...
Introduction: Do we really need another discussion of reduction in biology? After all, arguments for reductionism and for anti-reductionism have led to a stalemate, and philosophical investigations have come to focus on the topic of epistemic integration. Fortunately, Marie I. Kaiser takes a step...
Inner Moral Character Flowing Into Outward Actions: Reflections on What Confucianism Can Contribute to Global Citizenship EducationDownload
There has been a growing interest in links between traditional wisdom and education. This research project is an attempt to explore how and whether concepts in Confucian philosophy can fit into different themes of citizenship in North America with regard to what a good citizen should be. The...
Review of Sarah Hammerschlag, The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2010.