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Girgin, Ufuk – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
This empirical study investigates the effectiveness of using corpus-based activities on 70 Turkish upper-intermediate level teacher candidates' learning of 40 phrasal-prepositional verbs, verb + particle + preposition combinations. The purpose of the study is to determine whether six-hour instruction via corpus-based activities is effective with…
Descriptors: Phrase Structure, Computational Linguistics, Teaching Methods, Figurative Language
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Karim, Abdul; Shahed, Faheem Hasan; Rahman, Mohammad Mosiur; Mohamed, Abdul Rashid – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
The ubiquity with regard to technology and availability of social media offered an unorthodox avenue to impart education. Concerning language teaching and learning, the meticulous use of such online platforms has been overtly observed. They become didactic concerning the issue that typical classrooms often exert gaps in terms of students'…
Descriptors: Online Courses, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Suwantarathip, Ornprapat – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Hybrid learning is becoming a crucial part of education in the 21st century. It is one of the most popular methods that has been accepted and used in many educational institutions all over the world. Therefore, hybrid learning was adopted in an intermediate English course at a private university in the first semester of the 2017 academic year.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Gender Differences, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Tratnik, Alenka; Urh, Marko; Jereb, Eva – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
Over the last decade, online learning has grown to become an important part of higher education. However, despite the considerable volume of research in this area, many educators are still concerned about how online learning can be used in an effective way. This paper presents the results of research which set out to evaluate the efficacy of an…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Electronic Learning, Synchronous Communication, Business English
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Borg, Simon; Alshumaimeri, Yousif – Language Teaching Research, 2019
This questionnaire study examined the beliefs, practices and constraints related to learner autonomy reported by 359 teachers (mainly expatriate) working on an English Preparatory Year Programme (PYP) at a university in Saudi Arabia. The teachers associated learner autonomy primarily with notions of independence and control and saw it as the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Personal Autonomy, Teacher Attitudes
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Martínez-Adrián, María; Gallardo-del-Puerto, Francisco; Basterrechea, María – Language Teaching Research, 2019
The use of communication strategies (CSs) in oral and written second language (L2) production has been widely investigated (e.g. Muñoz, 2007). As for content and language integrated learning (CLIL) settings, learners seem to resort to the first language (L1) less often than in traditional foreign language instruction (e.g. Celaya & Ruiz de…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Communication Strategies, English (Second Language)
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Meguro, Yoichi – Language Teaching Research, 2019
The present study investigates whether textual enhancement had any effects on grammar learning (tag questions) and reading comprehension, and whether the types of tag question contributed to the benefits of textual enhancement. The study employed a pretest--posttest design with three treatment sessions. The target forms were English tag questions,…
Descriptors: Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests, Multiple Choice Tests
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Malicka, Aleksandra; Gilabert Guerrero, Roger; Norris, John M. – Language Teaching Research, 2019
Needs analysis (NA) has long been argued to be the prerequisite for the design of language curricula or syllabi and the selection of tasks. According to Long (2005), a one-size-fits-all approach should be substituted by a careful examination of learners' needs in a particular domain or learner community. Despite the increasing practice of carrying…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Course Descriptions, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Hlas, Anne Cummings; Neyers, Krista; Molitor, Sarah – Language Teaching Research, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate student attention lapses in second language classrooms at the university level. In 17 classes, 274 undergraduate students reported the frequency and duration of their attention lapses during 50- and 75-minute classes at various levels. Students' beliefs regarding their attention and the pedagogical…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Attention Control, Teaching Methods
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Sampson, Richard J. – Language Teaching Research, 2019
As a compulsory classroom subject in an environment in which it is rarely used, English as a foreign language might seem to have very little connection to students' present or future lives. There may be a disconnect between various circulating messages about English, and experiences of little day-to-day English use. This article presents…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Science Education
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Kahramanoglu, Recep; Aslan, Emre; Yilmaz, Islim Derya; Odabas, Ceyla; Tekerek, Suleyman; Oflaz, Okkes – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this study is to identify the target needs of preparatory classes for undergraduate programs which teach in foreign languages, in English. The differences between the target needs and the current level of the students constitute the subject of this study. The discrepancy model has been used as the need identification approach. In the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Engineering Education
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Contreras-Soto, Amanda; Véliz-Campos, Mauricio; Véliz, Leonardo – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Language tests are widely used in education as the primary mode of assessing students' learning. These, however, more often than not, generate high levels of anxiety in students, which, in turn, obscures the observed learning behaviours. The present study aimed to determine whether or not 6th graders' levels of test anxiety could be reduced…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Second Language Learning, Portfolios (Background Materials), Writing (Composition)
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Murai, Harold; Berta-Ávila, Margarita; Figueróa-Ramírez, Karina – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2019
In 2007, the Multilingual/Multicultural Teacher Preparation Center, a teacher education program, was featured in a "Teacher Education Quarterly," 34(4), special issue on diversifying the teaching workforce. Though this center has since ended due to the disbandment of the Bilingual/Multicultural Education Department, this commentary…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Cultural Pluralism, Teacher Education Programs, Diversity (Faculty)
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Arifani, Yudhi; Suryanti, Sri – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Teachers' creativity becomes a perpetual issue in an educational setting. This study aimed to investigate the influence of teachers' creativity on learners' learning involvement between English for specific purposes (ES), teachers' creativity toward ESP learners' learning involvement and to seek whether there was any significant difference between…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Structural Equation Models
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Benitez-Correa, Carmen; Gonzalez-Torres, Paul; Vargas-Saritama, Alba – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This study had the purpose of testing two methods for teaching grammar in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) class: the deductive and inductive approaches in terms of effectiveness and rapport. This research was conducted in a public high school in Ecuador. Seventy students enrolled in the second year of senior high school participated. One…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Pretests Posttests, Teaching Methods, Grammar
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