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Teaching English the Puerto Rican way: Developing ESL materials that mirror the source culture for the Puerto Rican elementary English classroom
In Puerto Rican English classrooms students are mainly exposed to English texts which are heavily laced with strong “American” referents and cultural values. This makes it difficult for language learners to apply their ...
Style shifting in Spanish and English across three English proficiency levels at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
This thesis examines the phonetic-phonological resources for style-shifting in English and Spanish of twelve students at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez. It used social networks to locate students at three English ...
Reading attitudes, habits and performance of third grade ESL students participating in a reading challenge program
The study examines the reading attitudes, habits, and performance of third graders in an urban elementary school in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico participating in a 20 Book Reading Challenge Program. Five methods were used: ...