English Language Learning: Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing in English

Research Applies to: Raz-Plus, Raz-Plus ELL

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Raz-Plus ELL by Learning A-Z was developed with research-based best practices at its foundation. Its resources help English language learners develop speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar skills in English, along with both general and academic vocabulary. Reading A-Z and Raz-Plus, while not specifically targeting English language learners, also include a wide range of resources to support English language learning, including learning vocabulary, discussing readings, answering questions, and reading and listening to English in a variety of genres.


This white paper includes sections about research on the following areas of English language learning:

  • Academic language acquisition
  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar


Learning A-Z (2019). English language learning: Helping students with speaking, listening, reading, and writing in English. Tucson, AZ: Author.

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