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Sad stories: a preliminary study of NAPLAN practice texts analysing students’ second language linguistic resources and the effects

Angelo, Denise


This paper analyses practice texts produced by Indigenous students who are first language (L1) speakers of the local variety of Torres Strait Creole, and second language (L2) learners of Standard Australian English (SAE). Writing such texts served as preparation for the writing component of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). These students had been exposed to classroom instruction on the schematic discourse organisation of the preannounced test genre, a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-10
Type: Conference paper


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