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Author McGahan, Andrew.

Title The white earth / Andrew McGahan
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2004


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Description 376 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents 1. English: the language of higher education -- 2. English language entry standards -- 3. Models of English language programs -- 4. Integrating English language learning in the disciplines -- 5. Curriculum design and assessment of English language proficiency in the disciplines -- 6. Designing curricula to enhance interaction -- 7. English language development in offshore education -- 8. English language proficiency and workplace readiness -- 9. What does it take to ensure English language standards?
Summary In late 1992, 8-year-old William looked out from the back verandah of his home and saw the mushroom cloud of a nuclear explosion. There was no sound, but William was aware of the smell of burning.... Later, his father dead by fire and his mother plagued by demons of her own, William is cast upon the charity of his embittered uncle
Notes Novel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-181) and index
Notes Miles Franklin Literary Award, 2005 winner
Subject Families -- Fiction.
English language -- Acquisition.
Academic achievement.
English language -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Standards.
English language -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Foreign speakers.
Family problems -- Fiction
Nuclear explosions -- Fiction.
Inheritance and succession -- Fiction.
Australia -- Fiction.
Queensland -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Families fiction.
Didactic fiction.
Didactic fiction
Family fiction.
Author Baik, Chi
Richardson, Sarah.
Australian Council for Educational Research.
LC no. 2004463182
ISBN 1741141478 :