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Fang, Fan (Gabriel); Baker, Will – Language Teaching Research, 2018
With the status of English as a global lingua franca (ELF), English is no longer the sole property of its Anglophone native English speakers (NES) problematizing the current dominance of Anglophone cultures and NES in the field of English language teaching (ELT). The notion of intercultural citizenship education offers a critical alternative model…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Intercultural Communication
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Gan, Zhengdong; Nang, Honghan; Mu, Kejuan – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
While different theoretical frameworks have been proposed to characterise the nature of feedback and the conditions under which feedback contributes to student learning, few empirical studies have examined the usefulness of these theoretical frameworks to understand student feedback experiences in classrooms particularly in a pre-service context.…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Classroom Techniques, Feedback (Response), Student Motivation
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Wilken, Jayme Lynn – CALICO Journal, 2018
Learner perceptions toward and utilization of L1 glossed feedback in an automated writing evaluation (AWE) program were investigated in an Intensive English Program (IEP) class. This small case study focused on two Chinese students who responded to weekly surveys, semi-structured interviews, and screen capture videos of their revisions over a…
Descriptors: Writing Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Case Studies, Student Surveys
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He, Ping – English Language Teaching, 2018
Relevance Theory from the perspective of cognitive psychology argues that human communication is an ostensive-inferential process, and emphasizes the function of the optimal relevance for communication. In this sense, reading comprehension could be considered as a kind of communication in which the writer manifests his/her communication intention…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Zeng, Zhengping – English Language Teaching, 2018
Student Teachers' beliefs and their teaching behaviors are interactive and closely related. Student teachers' any adoption of teaching methods in micro-teaching or teaching practicum is largely hidden behind their beliefs. In this paper, starting with the origin and changes of methods in language teaching method era, the author explains certain…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Teaching Methods, Microteaching
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Lu, Hangyan – Gender and Education, 2018
While there is abundant scholarship discussing gendered discourse on care in early childhood and compulsory education, little exploration has been made to explore whether care might also be gendered in higher education. This article, based on data from a year-long narrative study, examines the conceptualisation of care and its effects on teaching…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Caring, College Faculty, College Students
Qu, Wanling – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The emergence of transnational joint venture universities provides a new model of education internationalization where the stakes are high and where the opportunities to study the under-researched field of student intercultural engagement are multidimensional and compelling. Since their institutional mission statements often involve language about…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, International Education
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Orsini-Jones, Marina, Ed.; Smith, Simon, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2018
This book presents a snapshot of innovative blended learning practices that either stem from the affordances of web 2.0 technologies--Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)--or illustrate the re-purposing of 'older' ones, like the creation of tailor-made virtual learning environments, to set up…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Second Language Learning, Telecommunications
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Teng, Feng – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
This study compared the effects of the reading-while-listening condition and the reading-only condition on English as a foreign language (EFL) learners' acquisition of the four dimensions of vocabulary knowledge: form recognition, grammar recognition, meaning recall, and collocation recognition. Accordingly, 24 words within four frequency groups…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reading Comprehension, Foreign Countries
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Zhang, Lili; Kim, Sukwoo – English Language Teaching, 2018
Through literature study of researches on critical thinking, this paper gives an analysis of the present situation and existing problems of critical thinking cultivation in Chinese college English classes, probes into the rationale for critical thinking cultivation and discusses how to cultivate students' critical thinking in Chinese college…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Lei, Jiang; Lin, Yuewu – English Language Teaching, 2018
Mediation theory facilitates teachers and students to tackle the barriers in English teaching and learning process. It offers a sound systematic theoretical fort on which teachers could rely, redefines teachers' roles and functionings in the process of learners' cognitive development and growing self-regulations. The famous psychologist Lev…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Duan, Shiping – English Language Teaching, 2018
Enhancement Techniques are conducive to incidental vocabulary learning. This study investigated the effects of two types of enhancement techniques-multiple-choice glosses (MC) and L1 single-gloss (SG) on L2 incidental learning of new words and retention of them. A total of 89 university learners of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) were asked to…
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Liu, Xiaokai – English Language Teaching, 2018
Writing as one of essential skills in English learning is attached more and more importance. English writing involves not only the application of lexicon and grammar, but also the construction of the text and the expression of the thought. For Chinese EFL learners, the common problem in English writing is that they tend to apply the Chinese…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Kong, Shan – English Language Teaching, 2018
Teacher professional development is essential to English teaching reform in vocational colleges. Community of practice presents a new way for professional development of ESL teachers in vocational colleges in China. This paper introduces and discusses the process of creating and exploring ESL teacher community of practice in a vocational college.…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Vocational Education, College Second Language Programs, English (Second Language)
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Zeng, Yajun; Goh, Christine C. M. – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
The role of self-regulation in general learning has been investigated for some time now. Its significance and contribution to second language (L2) listening, however, has yet to be discussed extensively with empirical support. This article reports a case study involving four college EFL students in China over a six-month period of self-regulated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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