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dc.contributor.authorHaiman, Ada
dc.contributor.authorLockwood, Mildred
dc.contributor.authorWalicek, Don E.
dc.date.accessioned2015-11-21T21:28:57Z
dc.date.available2015-11-21T21:28:57Z
dc.date.issued2011-05
dc.identifier.issn2151-8386
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2449
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents the University of Puerto Rico, College of General Studies (FEG1), theoretical model for English language learning. It discusses the work of a committee that has utilized the concept of General Education to construct a conceptual model of communicative and linguistic competence for academic purposes. The English department serves non-native speakers of English having diverse proficiencies, from beginning ESL to higher-level students who are equally comfortable in both Spanish and English. The model harmonizes general educational goals, teaching philosophy, and interdisciplinary approach to learning. Key Words: general education, English for Academic Purposes, interdisciplinary, linguistic competence, communicative competence.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherUniversidad de Puerto Rico
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRevista Umbral, N.4, pp. 39-65;
dc.subjectgeneral education
dc.subjectEnglish for Academic Purposes
dc.subjectinterdisciplinary
dc.subjectlinguistic competence
dc.subjectcommunicative competence
dc.titleThe Teaching of English at U.P.R. R.P., F.E.G.: A model for reflexive, critical and creative thinking about language
dc.typeArticle


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