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Kazykhankyzy, Lazura; Alagözlü, Nuray – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The purpose of this study is to describe the development of the Intercultural Communicative Competence Scale (ICCS). Two different groups from Turkey and Kazakhstan constituted the sample. The Turkish group (N=258) participated in the piloting process to develop the scale. The Kazakhstani group (N=314) was used to confirm the structure validity of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Intercultural Communication, Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals)
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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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Martí, Otilia; Portolés, Laura – English Language Teaching, 2019
In line with van Kampen et al.'s (2018) research about specialist and practitioner perceptions on the goals for CLIL in the Netherlands, the present study addresses Hüttner, Dalton-Puffer and Smit's (2013) call for investigating teachers' beliefs about CLIL in European countries like Spain where this teaching approach is highly institutionalized.…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Course Content
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Tseng, Sheng-Shiang; Yeh, Hui-Chin – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
Project-based learning (PBL), a learning-by-doing practice, has been used for enhancing English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students' language skills. However, the extent to which and how EFL teachers develop or improve Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) competencies while experiencing PBL remain unexplored. For this study an 18-week PBL…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Tuncel, Ibrahim – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
It can be said that effective development of intercultural sensitivity depends on the regulations and practices in the curriculum. Integrated program implementations are seen as one of the ways of regulation. In the study, a nested integration model was used in a single discipline. In this context, scientific research methods are considered as a…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Scientific Research
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Lucero, Edgar; Roncancio-Castellanos, Katherin – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2019
This article discusses English language pre-service teachers' pedagogical practicum experiences. We compiled, from their teacher journals and group talks, the lived teaching experiences of a group of 34 pre-service teachers who were majoring in English language education at a private university in Bogota, Colombia. The analysis of their stories…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Private Colleges
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Yan, Chunmei; He, Chuanjun – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The lack of deep engagement in academic studies is strikingly noteworthy in current higher education; however, the problem of absenteeism has not yet received sufficient attention in the field of teacher education globally, in particular in the field of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teacher education at tertiary education level. The reasons…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Preservice Teachers, English (Second Language), Attendance
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Chein, Chen-Wen – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
This study explored 36 undergraduates' knowledge construction and implementation of pedagogical competence in pronunciation instruction. These undergraduates were language learners themselves, but they were trained to become language teachers receiving pronunciation instruction in an English Pronunciation Instruction course at a university in…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries
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Blume, Carolyn; Gerlach, David; Roters, Bianca; Schmidt, Torben – TESL-EJ, 2019
In light of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2007) as well as increased immigration and concomitant diversity, schools in Germany are addressing the challenge of educating learners in increasingly heterogeneous settings. Given the status of English as a foreign language (EFL) as a core school subject as…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Tajeddin, Zia; Alemi, Minoo – TESL-EJ, 2019
Despite the body of studies on different dimensions of effective teaching, the literature provides little evidence of research on effective teachers as persons. To narrow this gap, 50 pre-service and in-service English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers participated in this study to explore their beliefs about the attributes of effective…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
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Faez, Farahnaz; Karas, Michael – TESL-EJ, 2019
This article presents a case study that examined the perceptions of non-native English-speaking teachers (NNESTs) in relation to their experiences in a one-year study abroad TESOL program in Canada and its potential for enhancing their language proficiency. Sixty-nine novice teachers, originally from China, placed in four different cohorts,…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Feraria, Paulette Joyce, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
For many decades, English language educators across the world have been locked in a paradigm of ESL/EFL/ESD methods that have circumvented the growth of any pedagogical will for Immersion in English (IE) or the Sustained Use of English (SUE) in speech environments where other languages challenge English-in-use and the preparation of teachers of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Theories, Teaching Methods
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Telles Quezada, Nataly; Inostroza Araos, María-Jesús; Rosas-Maldonado, Maritza – HOW, 2019
This action research study aims to explore the contribution of the use of points of improvement as a reflective strategy to support eleven Chilean EFL pre-service teachers' ability to plan communicative-oriented lessons. Through questionnaires and a focus group, participants' responses were examined using thematic analysis. Findings yielded that…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Yüksel, Ilknur – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Different from other studies on the metaphor analysis of pre-service teachers and their cognition on teaching, the present study adopted a larger perspective and investigated their conceptualization of the dynamics of the practicum, namely teaching practice, mentors, supervisor, students, lesson plan and materials. 35 pre-service teachers were…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Figurative Language, Language Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Lavrenteva, Evgenia; Orland-Barak, Lily – Research Papers in Education, 2019
Situated in the context of English as a foreign language (EFL) pre-service teacher education in Israel, the study surfaces connections between student teachers' (STs) evolving beliefs about teachers and teaching, their experiences during teacher education and career intentions. Findings distinguish between three distinct student teacher profiles…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, English (Second Language), Student Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
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