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Educational English as She is Written

Charles Taylor

What can a teacher, faced by the problem of helping immigrant second-language pupils in his or her class, learn from recent research? One important research project has made us aware of the sort of obstacles which books, as well as classroom talk, are throwing in the path of the immigrant pupil. In this item is described the EMEC (English for Migrant ·Education Curriculum) research project and conclusions are drawn for everyday teaching practice.

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