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Yang, Liu; Tong, Yang; Siyuan, Xu – International Education Studies, 2019
This research aims to verify the effectiveness and practicability of Liulishuo, an English-learning APP, in improving college students' oral English. The research adopts different student groups according to their different listening levels, and compares the scores of the pre- and post-practice tests of the control groups and the feedback analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Wang, Xianghua; Li, Wenxiu – International Education Studies, 2016
The foreign students' education has a great influence on the internationalization of higher education and the reputation of university. Since the 21st century, the foreign students' education has developed rapidly and has been extending continuously in Shandong Province. However, a series of problems still exist, such as the imperfect of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Asians, International Education, Foreign Countries
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Lu, Jinjin; Jiang, Han – International Education Studies, 2016
A considerable number of studies have investigated students' learning in class and outside of class across subjects such as English, mathematics, and physical education in China and other countries. Scholars have found that students' activities in class and outside of class are closely related to their learning outcomes, self-regulated learning…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Correlation
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Liu, Xianghu – International Education Studies, 2014
Computer technology provides students with an opportunity to interact with native speakers in many different forums and therefore enables them to practise and develop their listening skills. Furthermore, video and audio have been developed for use in a wide range of classroom activities. With regards to listening skills in language learning, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Listening Skills, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Zhao, Zhongbao – International Education Studies, 2014
This paper investigated the current situation of oral English teaching, learning, and assessment at the tertiary level in China through needs analysis and explored the implications for the development of a diagnostic speaking test. Through random sampling, the researcher administered both a student questionnaire and a teacher questionnaire to over…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Tests
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Zheng, Jianfeng – International Education Studies, 2013
In order to have a clear understanding of the differences between tuition-free students and non-tuition-free students in the strategies they employ and to prepare for the conduction of the Language Learning Strategy Course to the two groups of students, the author decided to conduct a survey as to the students' current use of language learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Majors (Students), College Students, English (Second Language)
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Yu, Aiju – International Education Studies, 2012
This paper explores the problems of EFL classroom writings in the Chinese college teaching context from the perspective of textual organization and pragmatic strategy. Influence of their native cultural thought pattern causes the problem of discourse pattern and cohesion; lack of sufficient pragmatic strategy renders students' unawareness in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Yang, Wei-dong; Dai, Wei-ping – International Education Studies, 2012
The findings of the study indicate that students prefer to engage in the vocabulary learning strategies that would be most appealing to them and that would entail less manipulation of the language. Of the four vocabulary memorizing strategies cited in the study (rote repetition, structural associations, semantic strategies, and mnemonic keyword…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Vocabulary Development, Learning Strategies
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Zhang, Ling; Atkin, Chris – International Education Studies, 2010
As learning is seen to be a social process as well as an intellectual activity in which teachers work in active partnership with students, "Teaching by Joint Presentation" (TJP) project sought to investigate what a humanistic concept of teacher-student joint presentation and critical inquiry can evoke in the language classroom within…
Descriptors: Humanism, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Context
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Ma, Tsinghong – International Education Studies, 2009
In the traditional ELT in China, much emphasis has been put on the students' mastering vocabulary and grammar. Language form was regarded as the content of teaching. And listening skill has been ever neglected for a fairly long time in ELT in China. Recent years, more and more attention has been drawn to learners' listening ability. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Yang, Chunmei – International Education Studies, 2009
This paper presents a study on the metacognitive strategies employed by English listeners in an EFL setting. The results of the study reveal that the subjects used directed attention most frequently and they used monitoring least frequently. Besides, there are differences in the use of metacognitive strategies between successful and unsuccessful…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Listening, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Jiang, Yongmei – International Education Studies, 2009
After a brief introduction, this paper dwells on the merits of group work, and then suggested the evaluation methods of group work. The author also mentioned the Demerits of group work and how to avoid them.
Descriptors: College Students, Skill Development, Oral Language, English (Second Language)
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Su, Tiping; Wu, Jun – International Education Studies, 2009
This paper has investigated the distinctive features of the English Corner at Renmin University of China. The popularity of the English Corner at RUC is firstly attributed to its physical advantage: the location of the university ensuring convenient transportation; the location of the English Corner easy to be found; and the timing on Friday…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Informal Education
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Liu, Zhihui – International Education Studies, 2009
This paper tries to probe the influence of the organizational culture on language classroom at a newly-established local college. It firstly reviews the knowledge of the organizational culture and finds out its features, and then discusses how the organizational culture was greatly influenced by the host educational environment. On the basis of…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction