Designing pedagogic tasks for refugees learning English to enter universities in the Netherlands

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There has been growing awareness that refugees profit from being involved in meaningful activities soon after arriving in their new country of residence. Learning the language of the host country seems to be a priority of many initiatives. Yet, in countries like the Netherlands, highly educated refugees might benefit more from initially improving their academic English, as this provides access to higher education and allows them to (re)enter professional life. Drawing on a small-scale needs analysis, this case study showcases the design and implementation of pedagogic tasks that intend to support refugees learning English in the Netherlands for academic or professional purposes.
Originele taal-2English
TitelThe Cambridge Handbook of Task-Based Language Teaching
RedacteurenMohammad Ahmadian, Michael Long
UitgeverijCambridge University Press
Aantal pagina's13
ISBN van elektronische versie9781108868327
ISBN van geprinte versie9781108491389
StatusPublished - 2021

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