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In this study, 16 English as a second language (ESL) pronunciation textbooks were examined. Accompanying audio CDs were excluded from the research. Twelve texts were beginner through advanced-level student books and four were teachers’ manuals. All of the textbooks were published after 2004. The...
The objective of this paper is to examine how language acquisition can be most effectively maximized through film as the visual medium. This project explores ways of using modern Hollywood movies in the ESL classroom as a means of developing the writing skills of ESL learners. To my knowledge, no...
In this study, an evaluation of English as a second language (ESL) textbooks was conducted. Thirty textbooks used in several Edmonton programs intended for students at the intermediate ESL proficiency level were examined to determine their pragmatic content. Findings suggest that ESL instructors...
The Use Of Discover Canada: The Rights And Responsibilities Of Citizenship Study Guide In LINC ClassroomsDownload
This study assesses the use of the Discover Canada: Rights and responsibilities of citizenship study guide for Canadian citizenship (CIC, 2011). The research reported here explored whether, to what extent, and for what purposes English as a second language (ESL) instructors in Alberta use the...
The Use Of Portable E-readers In An ESL Extensive Reading
Portable electronic devices are generally untapped reading tools that have the potential to produce beneficial results in English as a Second Language (ESL) extensive reading programs. However, few guidelines are available to assist instructors in using these tools, as there is a lack of research...