Guidance on writing accessible summaries

Guidance for writing OASIS summaries

Template for OASIS Summary

Annotated examples of how to write accessible summaries

Two exemplar summaries 1 and 2

 

Materials for journal editors considering adopting accessible summaries

Draft proposal for editorial boards

The proposal for OASIS - a PowerPoint presentation from the Editors' Symposium

 

Terms used in the OASIS database 

These are the key words that are currently available to tag your summary when you upload.

These terms can also be used to search the OASIS database. You may use any combination of these terms for your search. Please note, using one or more terms to search will only 'find results' if those terms are currently used to label a summary.

Topic

 

Acquisition
Aptitude
Attrition
Autonomy
Bilingualism
Community or heritage languages
Complexity
Comprehension
Computer-assisted language learning
Conversation
Cross-linguistic influence
Cultural identity
Culture
Discourse
Effectiveness of teaching
Error correction / Corrective feedback
Figurative language (metaphor)
Fluency
Grammar
Identity
Implicit learning
Immersion
Interaction
Learner attitudes
Learner silence
Learner strategies
Learning style
Learning
Linguistic identity
Meta-analysis
Motivation
Multilingualism
Native / Non-native
Phonology
Pragmatic competence
Processing
Production
Proficiency
Pronunciation
Prosody
Research methods
Self-efficacy
Sentence processing
Study abroad
Tasks
Teacher cognition
Teacher education
Teaching materials and curriculum (syllabus, textbook design)
Teaching methods (style, approach, technique)
Teaching policy
Testing
Vocabulary
Working memory
Other

 

Participant type

 

Artificial language learners
Bilinguals
First language attriters
First language learners
Foreign language learners
Heritage speakers
Language users
Monolinguals
Native speakers
Parents
Policy-makers
Second language learners
Teacher educators / CPD providers
Teacher trainees
Teachers
Other

 

Language feature

 

Animacy
Figurative language
Interfaces
Lexis (vocabulary)
Morphology
Grammar (morphosyntax)
Nonwords
Phonetics
Phonology
Pragmatics
Quantifier
Semantics
Syntax
Other

 

Age of learners

 

Young learners
Adolescent learners
Adult learners

 

Proficiency of learners

 

Complete beginner
Near beginner
Pre-intermediate
Intermediate
Intermediate/advanced
Advanced
Near native
Native
Bilingual since infancy
CEFR
ACTFL
TOEFL
IELTS
Oxford Placement Test
Other

 

Context of language use

 

Academic
Higher Education
Home
Residence abroad
School - language instruction only
School - subject(s) other than language
With friends
With wider family
Work
Other

 

Of likely interest to...

 

Language learners
Parents
Policy-makers
Professional development providers/Teacher educators
Teachers
Curriculum / material developers
Test developers
Researchers
University students
Other