chapter  17
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Susan Feez Curriculum Evolution in the Australian Adult Migrant English Program

T HIS CHAPTER TRACES THE DEVELOPMENT OF curriculum and syllabusdesign in the Australian Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). The AMEP is an English-language programme offered by the Australian government to all immigrants of non-English speaking background. Many people believe that the AMEP has been an important element in the successful integration of the thousands of people from diverse backgrounds who have migrated to Australia since the Second World War.