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Kevin Carroll ;Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal 2015, 17 2

Author: Astrid Sambolin Morales

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Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal ISSN: 0123-4641 caljournal@yahoo.com Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas Colombia Sambolin Morales, Astrid; Carroll, Kevin Using literature circles in the ESL college classroom: A lesson from Puerto Rico Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, vol.
17, núm.
2, julio-diciembre, 2015, pp.
193-206 Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas Bogotá, Colombia Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=305742130003 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative RESEARCH ARTICLES Using literature circles in the ESL college classroom: A lesson from Puerto Rico El uso de los círculos de literatura en las aulas de ESL en la universidad: una lección desde Puerto Rico Astrid Sambolin Morales1 Kevin Carroll2 Citation - Para citar este artículo: Sambolin, A.
N.
& Carroll, K.
S.
(2015).
Using literature circles in the ESL college classroom: A lesson from Puerto Rico. Colomb.
Appl.
Linguist.
J., 17(2), pp.
193-206. Received: 11-Mar-2015 - Accepted: 05-Aug-2015 DOI: http:--dx.doi.org-10.14483-udistrital.jour.calj.2015.2.a02 Abstract This paper will use data collected from a case study of a Basic English course at the University of Puerto Rico where literature circles were used to promote understanding of a novel dealing with issues of race, class and privilege.
The article will trace both the implementation of the literature circles and the use of students’ first language to facilitate the reading of The Boy Without a Flag by Abraham Rodríguez Jr.
Special attention will be paid to the use of literature circles to promote student participation, both orally and in written form, as well as in discussions of topics relevant to students.
The implementation of literature circles...





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