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Private one-to-one language education via video/audio conferencing (LEVAC) in Russia

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posted on 2022-03-28, 13:39 authored by Olga Kozar
The thesis comprises seven stand-alone, but interrelated studies, aligned toward the same goal : to shed light on the social, ideological, and pedagogic practices of private online language tutoring in Russia.


Table of Contents

Chapter one. Introduction -- Chapter two. Private tutoring in Russia (Paper one) -- Chapter three. A new kid on the block (Paper two) -- Chapter four. 'Language barrier' in private online tutoring - from an inocuous concept to a neoliberal marketing tool (Paper three) -- Chapter five. Discursive practices of private online tutoring websites (Paper four) -- Chapter six. Customers (Paper five) -- Chapter seven. Text chat during video/audio conferencing lessons (Paper six) -- Chapter eight. Coding for Chapter nine (Paper seven) -- Chapter nine. Language education via audio/video conferencing (LEVAC) : a discursive investigation (Paper seven) -- Chapter ten. Discussion.


Bibliography: pages 262-198 Thesis by publication.

Awarding Institution

Macquarie University

Degree Type

Thesis PhD


PhD, Macquarie University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Linguistics

Department, Centre or School

Department of Linguistics

Year of Award


Principal Supervisor

David Hall

Additional Supervisor 1

John Knox


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Russia. Russian Empire. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics


1 online resource (xviii, 359 pages) illustrations

Former Identifiers

mq:54986 http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1146290