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Testing and Assessment

Indubitably, the terms “testing” and “assessment” are emotionally loaded because they carry negative connotations, as far as students and parents are concerned.

Task-Based Syllabus Design

According to Nunan (2001), ‘[s]yllabus design is concerned with the selection, sequencing and justification of the content of the curriculum’.

Language and Disadvantage

1. Introduction

 

There is no denying that the term disadvantage evokes images of poverty, disability, and lack of potential; to be at a disadvantage means to be discriminated against and looked down on.

Language and culture

Indisputably, language is a social institution, both shaping and shaped by society at large, or in particular the ‘cultural niches’ (Eleanor Armour-Thomas & Sharon-ann Gopaul-McNicol, 1998) in which it plays an important role.

Language Acquisition Stages

Contrary to what many people believe, first language acquisition evinces certain characteristics which invariably apply to the speech of every child the world over.