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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 ...
From ‘English-only’ to translanguaging strategies : exploring possibilities
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015)
This article investigates English language proficiency development in a rural primary school in the Kavango region of Namibia. English is the language of instruction in most schools in Namibia from fourth grade onwards. ...
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 ...
Measuring reading strategy knowledge transfer : motivation for teachers to implement reading strategy instruction
(Stellenbosch University, 2011)
Although research has shown that reading strategy instruction benefits poor readers, research also shows that teachers continue to struggle with reading strategy instruction and remain resistant to its implementation for ...
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 ...