Addressing the ongoing English language growth of international students : final report 2010.

Lead Institution: Monash University

Project: CG7-453

This report presents the outcomes of The English Language Growth (ELG) Project, a large scale project conducted in five Australian universities in 2008-09 to address the ongoing English language development of international students from non-English speaking backgrounds. The study focused on the fac...

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Institution(s):Monash University
Edith Cowan University
University of Melbourne
Main Author(s):Rochecouste, Judith
Oliver, Rhonda
Mulligan, Denise
Davies, Martin
Published: Australian Learning and Teaching Council 2010
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Online Access: /resources/CG7-453 Monash Rochecouste Final Report 2010.pdf
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Summary:This report presents the outcomes of The English Language Growth (ELG) Project, a large scale project conducted in five Australian universities in 2008-09 to address the ongoing English language development of international students from non-English speaking backgrounds. The study focused on the factors influencing the growth in their English language competence over time and investigated the relationship between academic success and two factors affecting language development: 1) language and academic learning strategy use and 2) affective learning variables (e.g., motivation, anxiety, beliefs). [Executive summary, ed]
ISBN:9781921856037