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Content in ESOL: what do learners find useful and important? (2014)
Journal Article
Nickson, M. (2014). Content in ESOL: what do learners find useful and important?. Language Issues, 25(2), 17-24

This research investigated course content in ESOL classes by asking ESOL learners to evaluate the usefulness and importance to them of a range of topics which they may encounter in their language class. A survey was administered to 117 learners rangi... Read More

Volunteer ESOL teaching: Local pedagogy or teaching without a theory? (2012)
Conference Proceeding
Nickson, M. J. (2012). Volunteer ESOL teaching: Local pedagogy or teaching without a theory?. In K. Donnelly, & F. Formato (Eds.), Papers from the Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics & Language Teaching 2012, 105-140

In the UK, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is a domain of language learning and teaching where teaching strategy in mainstream, accredited provision is influenced not only by pedagogical and language learning theory but also by policy... Read More