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Using authentic materials for students of tourism in Slovenia: English language acquisition for students of the Faculty of Tourism of the University of Maribor

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Acquisition of adverbs and pronominal adverbs in a Czech child

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This article addresses the acquisition of adverbs in a Czech monolingual boy from speech onset until age 6. This study is based on an analysis of authentic material: a corpus of transcriptions of audio recordings of the child in verbal interaction with adults, and diary records. The acquisition sequence and adverbial type frequency were analysed. The boy acquired adverbs of place first; although direction was acquired before location, location became more frequent. Adverbs relating to time were developed second, and location in time and repetition were the most frequent temporal aspects. Adverbs of degree followed; adverbs related to high degree were more frequently expressed than adverbs related to low degree. Adverbs of manner appeared last, in which adverbs related to a broader evaluative sense prevailed. Adverbs related to cause were manifested mostly by the interrogative proč / why. Interrelation between the acquisition of nominal and verbal categories was found: when the child acquired the category of nominal case and was able to use the construction of preposition + noun, the percentage of adverbs of place decreased. When he acquired the verbal aspect, the percentage of adverbs related to time decreased.

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On the comparability of strong and weak versions of task-based approaches to improving Iranian elementary-level EFL learners’ reading comprehension

in China: A seminar paper research presented to the graduate faculty. Retrieved from http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/34571 Nunan, D. (2004). Task-based language teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Peacock, M. (1997). The effect of authentic materials on the motivation of EFL learners. ELT Journal, 51(2), 144-156. Poorahmadi, M. (2012). Investigating the efficiency of task-based instruction in improving reading comprehension ability. Journal of Language and Translation, 3(1), 29

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Legal English Through Movies: Development of Professional Communicative Competence

-158. Krois-Linder, A., & TransLegal. (2006). International Legal English. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Lee, D.S., Hall, C., Hurley, M. (1999). American Legal English: Using Language in Legal Contexts. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press. Lynch, L. (2014). Throw Away the Course Book and Adapt Authentic Materials. Retrieved March 27, 2015, from http://www.eslbase.com/articles/authenticmaterials-2 Mari, A.M. (2010). Movies in the English Classroom. Retrieved March 27, 2015, from http

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