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Diaspora and Rootedness, Amateurism and Professionalism in Media Discourses of Irish Soccer and Rugby in the 1990s and 2000s (Irish-American Cultural Institute, 2013)This article explores the tensions between conceptualizations of the nation in terms of diaspora and rootedness, and between amateurism and professionalism, in Irish media discourses of Irish soccer and rugby in the 1990s ...
Modeling the use of Electronic books to engage young EFL Readers in a Teacher Education Methodology Course in the U.A.E, in Educational Technology in the Arabian Gulf: Theory, Research and Pedagogy (TESOL Arabia, 2008)Teaching “Reading” has traditionally focused on using conventional printed books. However, there is a growing shift towards interactive reading approaches, some of which may incorporate digital media. This article discusses ...
(TESOL Arabia, 2010)Teachers exhibit a variety of styles in reading aloud, which influences vocabulary development. This study examined the effects of two conditions on student’s second language English vocabulary acquisition: listening to ...
A Musical Approach to Shared Reading: effects upon English Vocabulary Acquisition in an Arabic Environment (TESOL Arabia, 2010)The notion of music enhancing language learning is increasingly common in the bilingual classroom. Yet, little is known about the effects of music on second language vocabulary acquisition. This article ...