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Integrating Citizen Education into English Language Courses for University Students

Tarasheva, Elena (2008) Integrating Citizen Education into English Language Courses for University Students. Global Citizenship in the English Language Classroom .

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Official URL: http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/transform/books/global-citizenship-english-language-classroom

Abstract

This paper presents an experiment carried out at the New Bulgarian University (NBU) seeking to explore whether integrating citizenship education into the teaching of English can increase the motivation of the students and improve their language proficiency. The presentation here focuses on the benefits for Citizen Education from the activities and the methodology. Firstly, the rationale for the course is outlined; secondly, the course is evaluated on the basis of the European Citizenship Education Matrix (ECEM); finally, feedback from the learners is explored.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Language. Linguistics. Literature > Foreign language studying
ID Code:820
Deposited By: Assist Prof Elena Tarasheva
Deposited On:17 Aug 2011 06:32
Last Modified:08 Oct 2013 07:10

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