Language Issues Facing Non-Traditional Students: Some Problems and Solutions

  • Megan Bruce
  • Simon Rees
  • Julie Wilson


English, as it is used for academic purposes, can present problems for students whose educational background is not of a conventional nature. This chapter explores some common issues faced by students during their foundation year. It highlights some innovative, blended learning approaches used to support the often thorny development of a student’s personal academic voice.


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  • Megan Bruce
    • 1
  • Simon Rees
    • 1
  • Julie Wilson
    • 1
  1. 1.Foundation CentreUniversity of DurhamDurhamUK

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