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Liu, Chen; Zhang, Jinjin – English Language Teaching, 2019
After thirty years of development, the teaching of interpreting in China has achieved a moderate scale giving the credit to the growing demand for interpreting talents, as well as the spread of interpreting teaching among universities. This study reviewed the papers on interpreting teaching research published for the past decade in China covered…
Descriptors: Translation, Foreign Countries, Talent, Second Language Learning
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Hughes, Neil; Lo, Lan; Xu, Sujing – Language Learning Journal, 2019
This paper addresses a number of questions in the emerging area of blended Chinese language learning design. First, what are the strengths and weaknesses of the extant literature? Second, how might insights from the wider blended and blended language learning literature advance the field? Third, how might these literatures be synthesised to…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Blended Learning
Hoang, Thinh – Online Submission, 2018
Teacher self-efficacy beliefs (TSE) are recognised as a key component of successful learning and teaching. However, this construct seems to be under-investigated in the field of language teaching. This systematic review aims to examine the state of English as a foreign language (EFL) TSE research published from 2002 to 2017. Twenty seven studies…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Carrió-Pastor, María Luisa; Martín Marchante, Beatriz – International Journal of English Studies, 2018
The work at hand is part of a wider study the aim of which was to determine what kind of factors influence failures in pragmatic items of an online adaptive placement test taken by a group of 34 Spanish students in their first year at university. A preceding analysis (Carrió & Martín, 2016) showed the type of personal factors, such as lack of…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Test Items, Language Tests, College Freshmen
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Macías, Diego Fernando – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2018
This review examines studies in the area of classroom management in foreign language education. It is organized into three large areas: The first area focuses on the distinctive characteristics of foreign language instruction that are more likely to impact classroom management in foreign language classes. The second area provides a description of…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Wurr, Adrian J. – Journal of Service-Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Research on service-learning with English Language Learners has blossomed over the last two decades, but the literature is not well known outside the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). This is unfortunate in a world where issues related to globalization and immigration are common in public discourses. This literature…
Descriptors: Service Learning, English Language Learners, Bibliographies, Meta Analysis
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Akiyama, Yuka; Cunningham, D. Joseph – CALICO Journal, 2018
Telecollaboration is a type of online learning arrangement between geographically distant participants for the development of language and intercultural competence. After two decades of research, it is an apt time to engage in a systematic review of previous studies in the form of a scoping review in order to illuminate the pedagogical practices…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Computer Mediated Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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Barrot, Jessie S. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2018
The increasing popularity of Facebook has prompted scholars and educators to explore its potentials as a learning environment for various fields of education. Along this line, several reviews of literature have been written about the educational use of Facebook; however, none of them have focused on a specific field of interest such as language…
Descriptors: Social Media, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Avgousti, Maria Iosifina – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2018
One of the goals of foreign language (FL) education is to produce intercultural speakers. Telecollaboration can act as a catalyst for promoting language skills development, intercultural communicative competence (ICC), and multiple literacies. The significance of multimodal communicative competence (MCC) on the success or failure of a…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication
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Al-Mashaqba, Nisreen Juma'a Hamed – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the extent to which the listening and speaking lessons which are presented in textbook entitled "Mosaic One Listening and speaking (Student's Book)" are characterized with appropriateness and meaningfulness in light of communicative competence and meet the Principles and features of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Textbook Content
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Wang, Ping – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2017
This article starts with definitions of bilingualism with a focus on the analysis of bilingual competence. Then the aims and types of bilingual education in developing bilingual competence are introduced with focus on analyses of immersion and content-based instruction. Subsequently, the contextual settings of the study are briefly presented.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Bilingualism
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Safipour, Jalal; Wenneberg, Stig; Hadziabdic, Emina – Journal of International Students, 2017
In this essay, we investigate the learning and teaching experiences in the international classroom from both the teachers and the students' perspectives. The findings of this study showed that language barriers are one of the difficulties, but academic cultural differences seem to play a more important role that can impact on the learning outcomes…
Descriptors: International Education, Educational Background, Foreign Students, Stereotypes
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Simsek, Meliha R.; Dündar, Esin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
The transformation of coursebook publishing into an industrial giant has brought about variety, choice, and difficulty of decision making. As coursebook selection profoundly influences the quality of foreign language instruction in Turkey, it is essential to investigate what kind of instruments are used, which method is followed, what criteria are…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Trend Analysis
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Alsowat, Hamad H. – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
This systematic review study sought to examine the teaching of English language skills in Saudi Arabia by systematically analyzing the previous studies on language skills which were published within the past ten years and identify the research areas to be bridged in the future. The study employed the systematic review approach. The search strategy…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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