Browsing by Author "Ramnath, Rajeevnath"
Ramnath, Rajeevnath (Assumption University, 2011)
Ramnath, Rajeevnath (Assumption University Press, 2009)
This paper is based on the creative writing course (also known as the "creative writing workshop") at Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand. The first section of the paper will make a case for poetry as a resource for language learning and creative writing. I will also demystify the traditional notion of poetry as deviant, abstruse, and difficult for language learners. The theoretical points will be based on Spiro's (2004) McRae's (1991), and Tomlinson's (1986) research on reasons for and ways of using poetry in the language classroom. The ...
Ramnath, Rajeevnath (Assumption University, 2008)
Zar, Ei Thin; Ramnath, Rajeevnath (Assumption University Press, 2016)
This is an evaluation of cultural contents and activities in the textbook, General English, published by the Curriculum Project, Thabyay Education Foundation, used in the migrant learning centers in the Thailand-Myanmar border. The evaluation was done to support Thabyay Education Foundation, a non-profit organization. General English has been adapted from Language in Use (1991) and developed for the post-secondary who are between the age of 16 to 25. This research was conducted to find out whether the materials were appropriate with regard to ...
Students' reactions to teacher written feedback in their compositions at an Giang University, Vietnam Hanh, Nguyen Duc; Ramnath, Rajeevnath (Assumption University Press, 2016)
This research looks at students' reactions to teacher written feedback in their writing at writing classes of the second year, in the School of Education, An Giang University, Vietnam. Interview and questionnaires were used to collect data. The findings indicate that the teachers' written feedback is legible, understandable and useful. In addition, most of the students desire their teachers to resort to correction codes because they are able to understand them. The students also have some preferences for feedback regarding the types of feedback ...
Ramnath, Rajeevnath (2015-12)
This paper is a study of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) features of English text books used in the high schools of Thailand. In the first part of the paper, the author will provide an overview of the study in terms of background and rationale before explaining the theoretical concept of ELF. In the second part, the author will discuss ELF features in terms of characters, contexts of use and varieties of English found in the materials selected for the study. The findings are meant to create awareness among teachers and language educators ...