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Parsi, Gholamreza – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The present study intended to investigate the possible difference between EAP and EFL learners' beliefs concerning learning and teaching of language components, namely, vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar. Furthermore, this study examined the association between EAP and EFL learners' beliefs and their language components' development. To this…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ahmad, Waqar; Ali, Zuraina; Sipra, Muhammad Aslam; Taj, Imtiaz Hassan – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
Smartboards, which are now widely used in the teaching and learning process in Saudi Arabia, have turned the traditional environments of the classrooms, especially the EFL classrooms to be more interesting and encouraging. Literature reviews suggest that Saudi students usually lack motivation for studying English as a foreign language. This study…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Bhatti, Nasreen; Memon, Shumaila – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
This quantitative study aims to investigate the perceptions of English Language Learners on Language learning Anxiety in EFL classroom. Participants of the study were 145 Intermediate level students of different public colleges of Hyderabad, Sindh who are learning English as a foreign language. The data was collected through the modified form of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Language Learners, Anxiety, Statistical Analysis
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Sha, Isolde Hon Pei; Kalajahi, Seyed Ali Rezvani; Mukundan, Jayakaran – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2014
Videos are very versatile. They can act as a tool for listening that enhances listening experience for our students. Other than that, the actions, gestures, emotions, settings, etc, that is observed by students in a video can provide significant visual stimulus for the practice and production of the English language. The study also considers the…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), Gender Differences, Video Technology
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Naeeini, Sara Kashefian; Riazi, Abdolmehdi; Salehi, Hadi – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2012
In order to meet the demands of the changing world, students should become endowed with the ability to learn perpetually and regard learning as a life-long enterprise. This study investigated those learners belief which showed learners' predispositions toward autonomy and some social factors such as gender, academic achievement, marital status and…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Second Language Learning, Student Attitudes, Statistical Analysis
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Anthony, Margreat Aloysious; Ganesen, Sree Nithya – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2012
According to Horwitz (1987) learners' belief about language learning are influenced by previous language learning experiences as well as cultural background. This study examined the English Language Learning Strategies between local and international Chinese students who share the same cultural background but have been exposed to different…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Foreign Students, Learning Experience, Foreign Countries
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Badib, Ayesha Abdullah Najieb; Guru, Subhatra – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2011
The Malaysian government is rigorously drawing up strategies to increase the already existing 60,000 foreign students currently studying in the country (The Star, 2009). With the influx of more foreign students and with English as the medium of instruction in local higher education, it is felt that a study to investigate international students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)