Literacy Education and Second Language Learning for Adults (LESLLA)

Proceedings 2014

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Introduction

Literacy Education and Second Language Learning for Adults: Ten years on
Ineke van de Craats, Jeanne Kurvers and Roeland van Hout

Research

Footprints for the future:
Cognition, literacy and second language learning by adults

Jeanne Kurvers, Ineke van de Craats and Roeland van Hout

Peer interaction while learning to read in a new language
Martha Bigelow and Kendall King

Migrant parents and their views on language and parental involvement:
The impact of an embedded language course

Joke Drijkoningen

Identity imposition in EFL textbooks for adult secondary education in Chile
Miguel Farķas and Diego Cabezas

Encouraging learner autonomy: Working with portfolios, learning agreements and individualized materials
Alexis Feldmeier

Literacy influences cognitive abilities far beyond the mastery of written language
Falk Huettig

Literacy and prosody:
The case of low-literate Senegalese learners of L2 Italian

Marta Maffia and Anna De Meo

Bridging the gap in the LESLLA classroom: A look at scaffolding
Susanna Strube

LESLLA teachers' views of the knowledge and skills they need:
An international study

Martha Young-Scholten, Joy Kreeft Peyton, Marcin Sosinski and Antonio Manjon Cabeza

Practice

English for adults in Eritrea:
Perspectives and practices in second language textbook preparation

Yonas Mesfun Asfaha

Implementing the Mutually Adaptive Learning Paradigm in the LESLLA classroom
Sara M. Cole and Allegra B. Elson

The Red Book:
A role-based portfolio for non-literate immigrant language learners

Annemarie Nuwenhoud

"Fingers, Eyes and Ears to Words" :
LESLLA teachers learn from dyslexia educators

Patsy Vinogradov

Policy

It takes two to tango:
Learning Dutch in Antwerp

Inge Schuurmans and Frieke van Zundert

Adult language education and migration:
Challenging agendas in policy and practice

James Simpson and Anne Whiteside



































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