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The functions of code switching in English language learning classes
(Stellenbosch University, 2009)
It has been a cornerstone of English language teaching, as well as a proud tradition, that English should be taught by using only English. The practice is not questioned often and student teachers remember and are sometimes ...
Developing a learner's corpus : the case of a first-year module in mathematics
(Bureau of the WAT, 2005)
A learner's corpus is a body of writing for use by a student whose first language is not (in this case) English to improve his/her use of (in this case) academic scientific terminology. In this case study, a learner's ...
Time-on-task as an index of situated language proficiency in academic performance
(Stellenbosch University, 2004)
Transforming higher education in South Africa involves, among other things, finding ways of enabling a broader group of students to perform successfully in high-stake assessment. This paper recounts work in progress to ...