Ron Oostdam

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ron Oostdam plays a role.


van Batenburg, Eline, Ron Oostdam, Amos van Gelderen, Ruben Fukkink and Nivja de Jong 2020 The effects of instructional focus and task type on pre-vocational learners’ ability in EFL oral interactionITL - International Journal of Applied Linguistics 171:2, pp. 153–190 | Article
Little is known about the effect of diverging pedagogies on the development of interactional oral skills in a foreign language. In a controlled study, we evaluated three newly developed instructional programmes that were situated in the same training context, but that differed in instructional… read more
Dale, Liz, Ron Oostdam and Marjolijn H. Verspoor 2018 Juggling ideals and constraints: The position of English teachers in CLIL contextsCLIL and Bilingual Education in the Netherlands, Mearns, Tessa and Rick de Graaff (eds.), pp. 177–202 | Article
In bilingual streams in the Netherlands, school subjects are taught in an additional language so that pupils learn both subject content and the target language by using language meaningfully. Teachers of English in bilingual streams (TEBs) are often expected to collaborate with subject teacher… read more
Oattes, Huub, Ron Oostdam, Rick de Graaff, Ruben Fukkink and Arie Wilschut 2018 Content and Language Integrated Learning in Dutch bilingual education: How Dutch history teachers focus on second language teachingCLIL and Bilingual Education in the Netherlands, Mearns, Tessa and Rick de Graaff (eds.), pp. 156–176 | Article
This small-scale observational study explores how Dutch bilingual education history teachers (BHTs) focus on the L2 component in their CLIL-lessons. We observed and rated eight BHTs on five language teaching categories. Results show that Dutch BHTs focus more strongly on using the L2 to teach… read more
Oostdam, Ron en Gert Rijlaarsdam 1996 Strategie-Onderwijs in Mondelinge TaalvaardigheidSpreken in moedertaal en vreemde taal, pp. 93–102 | Article
It is assumed that language education can gain considerable profit when more attention is given to the process of language learning and processing. In other words, it is not enough to look at what pupils are doing, but also at how they are doing it. More attention to the process means a shift… read more