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Day: September 3, 2021

Coursebook Evaluation in terms of Its Relevance to Effective Teaching Speaking and Listening

By Donald Ducy Approaches to evaluation Effective teaching, speaking, and learning coursebooks are often evaluated for two specific reasons. The first reason is that it will assist the programme developer or teacher in making decisions concerning selecting the most suitable coursebooks. Secondly, evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of a particular coursebook can help them familiarize …

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Lexical Clusters (Bundles) in Written Language Corpus Analysis

Lexical Clusters (Bundles) in Written Language Corpus Analysis By Donald Ducy Introduction The lexical bundle is generated from language’s formulaic patterns and has garnered significant attention from academics over the past two decades (Biber, 2006, 2009; Biber & Barbieri, 2007; Biber & Conrad, 1999; Biber, Conrad, & Cortes, 2004; Cortes, 2002, 2004; Hyland, 2008; Wray …

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Female Identity in the Context of Patriarchal Society in “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Female Identity in the Context of Patriarchal Society in “The Handmaid’s Tale” By Donald Ducy Introduction Just like any other artistical works always have key goals and positions to illuminate in a given society, Margaret Atwood’s novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, is non-exceptional. Generally, the author envisions a myriad of thematic concerns that affect our various …

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