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(Wayne State University Press, 2016)“New York Time,” previously “The Hudson Letter” (1996), opens in “Winter,” and the poetic speaker is awoken amid snow and ice in New York City to the combined but competing strains of “the first bird and the first garbage ...
“A Crooked Mark” - An Examination of the Effectiveness of Using Authentic Materials in Teaching Apostrophe Use in an ELT Context. (2018-02-07)This thesis focuses on two types of teaching intervention, prescriptive and descriptive, to determine which type may be more beneficial to English language learners in learning correct apostrophe application. The role ...
(2018-02-07)It is estimated that there are 1.5 billion people worldwide who speak English, of whom only 375 million are native speakers (Statista 2016). Jenks (2012) notes that the use of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) is growing ...
(2018-02-07)The term ‘Content and Language Integrated Learning’ (CLIL) was coined in the mid-1990’s to describe and enhance practices in content-based language learning (Coyle, Hood, & Marsh, 2010). The rapid integration of Europe ...
(St.John's, Newfound and Labrador, 2015)The Republic of Ireland’s recent experience of profound economic, social, cultural, and political change and its remarkable journey from relative poverty to boom and then bust have been well documented. While much of the ...