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    • Community Based ESL: An Assessment of a federal Pilot Initiative 

      Burnaby, Barbara (TESL Canada, 1988)
      This article provides an overview of an assessment that TESL Canada undertook of Employment and Immigration Canada's pilot programme, the Settlement Language Training Program (1986/7). Ten projects in the programme in ...
    • Lexical Processing Strategy Use and Vocabulary Learning Through Reading 

      Fraser, Carol (Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.cambridge.org, 1999)
      This article reports on a strategy training study that investigated the lexical processing strategies (LPSs; ignore, consult, infer) used by L2 learners when they encounter unfamiliar vocabulary while reading and the impact ...
    • Reading for Independence 

      Fraser, Carol (Brock University, 1989)
      Reading authentic texts, especially those associated with their subject-matter courses, poses continuing difficulty for ESL university students. One way to help these students develop efficient, independent reading skills ...
    • The Acquisition of Community Speech Norms by Asians Immigrants Learning English as a Second Language: a preliminary study 

      Adamson H.D.; Regan, Vera (Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 1991)
      Investigation of Vietnamese and Cambodian immigrants' acquisition of the English variable "ing" found that such production was constrained by phonological, grammatical, stylistic, and social factors. (39 references) (Author/CB)
    • The Role of Consulting a Dictionary in Reading and Vocabulary Learning 

      Fraser, Carol (CAAL - http://w.w.w.aclacaal.org, 1999)
    • Workplace ESL at Levi Strauss: Dropouts speak out 

      Peirce, Bonny N.; Harper, Helen; Burnaby, Barbara (TESL Canada, 1993)
      This paper investigates why over 50 workers who qualified for ESL training did not participate in the EWP programs offered on-site at two garment factories in Canada. Findings are drawn from a research project commissioned ...