By Donald Holsinger
The publication brings jointly papers which specialize in upon concerns concerning the research and help of self sustaining language studying in very varied out-of-classroom academic and geographical contexts, yet which all percentage the idea that the learner is finally liable for his or her personal studying.
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Org), which was designed for use in universities across Europe. It accommodates all levels of language proficiency, from beginner (A1) to advanced (C1 and C2), and can be used by students who are learning one or more foreign languages (a) as their main focus of study, (b) as a subsidiary part of their study, or (c) in order to give added value to their study. At the beginning of their module, students use the language passport to audit their proficiency in languages other than their L1. Subsequently, they use the checklists in the language biography in interaction with their task descriptions and assessment criteria to monitor the progress of their learning and support the selfassessment that they are required to undertake as part of our overall assessment procedures.
I can understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style. I can understand specialised articles and longer technical instructions, even when they do not relate to my field. I can read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints. I can understand contemporary literary prose. I can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or jobrelated language. I can understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.
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Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives by Donald Holsinger