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Acquisition of Academic English Language Proficiency

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ISBN-10: 3838355261

ISBN-13: 9783838355269

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tintswalo Vivian Manyike

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Language proficiency in the language of learning and teaching (LOLT) is essential for academic success. In South Africa and elsewhere, many secondary school learners lack the required academic proficiency in English, the language of learning and teaching. The English language proficiency of Xitsonga speaking Grade 7 learners was evaluated in order to suggest ways in which these learners could be helped to maximise academic success. The author investigated theories of first and second language acquisition by means of a literature study and presented an overview of language policy in South African schooling before and after 1994. A sample of Grade 7 South African second language learners was…    
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List price: $99.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 268
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.61" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English