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Are you an English language educator? Discover ideas, strategies and research on EL teaching and learning through podcasts produced by the English Language Institute of Singapore (ELIS). For show notes and links to resources visit our website at: go.gov.sg/elispodcast

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Are you an English language educator? Discover ideas, strategies and research on EL teaching and learning through podcasts produced by the English Language Institute of Singapore (ELIS). For show notes and links to resources visit our website at: go.gov.sg/elispodcast

    Classroom Inquiry – Inquiring into Reading Strategies: Our Learning Experience

    Classroom Inquiry – Inquiring into Reading Strategies: Our Learning Experience

    English Language teachers Mrs Crescendra Chong-Tan, Miss Lydia Teo and Mdm Shanni Kaur talk about their experience of conducting a classroom inquiry to investigate their students’ reading strategies.


     


    Find out more about the ELIS Podcast at go.gov.sg/elispodcast

    • 7 min
    Metacognition in Teaching Reading and Viewing

    Metacognition in Teaching Reading and Viewing

    Master Teacher Kalpana talks about how English Language teachers can enable their students to think about their own thinking in the process of reading and viewing.


    For full show notes, visit our website at go.gov.sg/elispodcast

    • 8 min
    Research Summary — The Role of Vocabulary in Reading Comprehension

    Research Summary — The Role of Vocabulary in Reading Comprehension

    Listen to this summary of the paper entitled ‘The role of vocabulary in reading comprehension: The case of secondary school students learning English in Singapore’. This paper was written by Lawrence Jun Zhang and Suaini Bin Anual and was published in 2008 in the RELC Journal.

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    • 4 min
    Research Summary ― The Impact of Classroom Goal Structures on Students’ Learning of English

    Research Summary ― The Impact of Classroom Goal Structures on Students’ Learning of English

    Listen to this summary of the paper entitled ‘Predicting Singapore students’ achievement goals in their English study: Self-construal and classroom goal structure’. This paper was written by Wenshu Luo, David Hogan and Scott Paris, and was published in 2011 in the Learning and Individual Differences Journal.

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    • 4 min
    Research Summary ― Singaporean Students’ Awareness of Listening and Speaking Strategies

    Research Summary ― Singaporean Students’ Awareness of Listening and Speaking Strategies

    Listen to this summary of the paper entitled ‘Strategy knowledge and perceived strategy use: Singaporean students’ awareness of listening and speaking strategies’. This paper was written by Donglan Zhang and Christine Goh and was published in 2006 in the Language Awareness Journal.


    To find out more about the ELIS Podcast, visit go.gov.sg/elispodcast

    • 4 min
    Research Summary ― Academic Conversations: Classroom Talk that Fosters Critical Thinking and Content Understandings

    Research Summary ― Academic Conversations: Classroom Talk that Fosters Critical Thinking and Content Understandings

    Listen to this summary of the book entitled ‘Academic conversations: Classroom talk that fosters critical thinking and content understandings’. This book was written by Jeff Zwiers and Marie Crawford and was published in 2011 by Stenhouse Publishers.


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    • 3 min

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