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ESL in Private Schools
A look at the research on private language schools or boarding schools offering ESL sections.
# 142545 | 18,500 words | 0 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Education (ESL)

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The paper relates that there is little research on private/independent schools serving ESL or other foreign students, though it is a longstanding area of education. The paper refers to more than one body of theory stressing international demand for ESL private/boarding school environments in English-speaking countries; the need to keep abreast of high demand, changing demand areas; competition with other private language schools or boarding schools offering ESL sections; parent preferences; and the challenges of adapting schools to suit foreign demand.

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