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By John Macalister, I.S.P. Nation

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content material: Preface advent Paul kingdom and John Macalister A survival language studying syllabus for international commute Paul state and David Crabbe layout assembly context: A basic English path for Burmese adults Katie Julian and Derek Foster Designing English language classes for Omani scholars Angela Joe My excellent vocabulary educating path Paul kingdom commencing the door to foreign verbal exchange: Peruvian officers and APEC Susan Smith aiding expert migrants into employment: The place of work conversation software Nicky Riddiford The mixed language studying direction in Taiwan: matters & demanding situations of educational layout Gi-Zen Liu Designing the evaluate of a college ESOL path John learn and Lizzy Roe clean a writing path: The position of review John Macalister Localizing Spanish within the Ann Arbor Languages Partnership: Develoopiing and utilizing a 'teachable' curriculum Donald Freeman, Maria Coolican and Kathleen Graves studying to educate Spanish: picking, inducting, and assisting apprentice academics within the Ann Arbor Languages Partnership Donald Freeman, Maria Coolican and Kathleen Graves Negotiated syllabuses: do you need to? Andrew Boon bettering consumerist literacy practices in an urbanizing neighborhood Moses Samuel and Saratha Sithamparam the instructor as middleman among nationwide curriculum and school room Kevin father or mother constructing a blogwriting application at a eastern college Patrick Foss
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Women, in particular, are subject to social constraints outside of class which impact directly on independent learning opportunities. Learners typically do not have access to print or electronic learning resources beyond the Colleges and are not used to self-directed independent learning. Class sizes vary from 12 to 40 students. English classes are scheduled in two-hour blocks, five times a week. English is used as the medium of instruction throughout the degree program, with the exception of four or five College-required courses that are taught in Arabic; however, some lecturers use Arabic in classes to make the content more accessible.

Bell and Gower (1998) caution that situation-specific materials may discourage adaptation for particular groups of students. Nevertheless, we decided there was enough consistency of environment and needs (discussed later in this chapter) among our target groups to justify the development of a single course for them, so long as we made it as flexible as realistically possible. Nation and Macalister (2010, pp. 16–17), Cunningsworth (1995, pp. 3–4, 149–50) and Richards (2001) provide useful checklists of environmental factors to inform and evaluate course design.

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