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Master of Arts (M.A.) in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


Applied Linguistics

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1 online resource (251 p.)


English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers


This qualitative study is introduced through a discussion of peer response groups and the researcher's interest in them. The guiding question of whether peer response groups are as useful for teaching writing ESOL classrooms as in first language classrooms is stated along with supplementary research questions. These are fol lowed by a review of relevant theories and summaries of peer response group hi story, social and cultural factors, and research done on peer response groups in first and additional language classrooms.


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