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Making Incongruent Requests: Discourse Analysis Of Conversations Between American And Chinese Speakers Of English In International Student Advising Sessions, Wenqin Shen Jan 1998

Making Incongruent Requests: Discourse Analysis Of Conversations Between American And Chinese Speakers Of English In International Student Advising Sessions, Wenqin Shen

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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Assessing The Impact Of Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Communication Environments On Second Language Learning Activities, Julio César Rodríguez Jan 1998

Assessing The Impact Of Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Communication Environments On Second Language Learning Activities, Julio César Rodríguez

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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Student Perceptions Of The English For Native Speakers Of Other Languages (Ensol) Program At Iowa State University, Marianne Keller Van Natta Jan 1998

Student Perceptions Of The English For Native Speakers Of Other Languages (Ensol) Program At Iowa State University, Marianne Keller Van Natta

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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The C-Test: Usefulness For Measuring Written Language Ability Of Non-Native Speakers Of English In High School, Jongsook Park Jan 1998

The C-Test: Usefulness For Measuring Written Language Ability Of Non-Native Speakers Of English In High School, Jongsook Park

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study is to evaluate whether the C-test is useful as a test measuring non-native speakers' ability of written language to help teachers and decision-makers select and place limited English proficient students for English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction in high schools in Iowa. The overall usefulness of the C-test is evaluated by examining individual qualities of test usefulness, or six qualities, in current testing theories: reliability, construct validity, authenticity, interactiveness, impact, and practicality. Chapter 1 of this study reports the background: a need for a test measuring non-native speakers' ability of written language to improve ...


Cultural Partners: An Exchange Of Language And Culture Between Adults , Colleen Marie Hovinga Jan 1998

Cultural Partners: An Exchange Of Language And Culture Between Adults , Colleen Marie Hovinga

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