Book language as a foreign language — ESL strategies for indigenous learners

McTaggart, Robin and Curro, Gina (2009) Book language as a foreign language — ESL strategies for indigenous learners. Project Report. Queensland College of Teachers, Toowong, Qld.

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Abstract

This study addresses the belated realisation that educators are unaware that many Indigenous Australian students speak very little Standard Australian English outside classrooms. This important educational issue is prominent in communities and schools where creoles and related language varieties, including Indigenous Englishes, are spoken. The study confirmed that the ESL educational needs of Australian Indigenous students are not adequately recognised or met.


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Item Type: Report (Project Report)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with permission of publisher (Qld College of Teachers)15/3/2010
Depositing User: Dr Gina Curro
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Learning and Teaching Support Unit
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2010 05:12
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:40
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australian indigenous students, ESL, English as a Second Language, standard Australian English
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2003 Language Studies > 200303 English as a Second Language
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
Identification Number or DOI: 978-0-9803645-0-7
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/6909

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