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Selçuk, Merve; Yöntem, Ece Genç – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2019
Becoming a teacher of English language requires both knowledge of theory and practice. Teacher candidates at the faculties of education in BA programs in Turkey practice teaching through observing real classrooms and doing micro-teachings in real schools during their four-year teacher training. This study was conducted at a foundation university…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Xue, Gong; Lingling, Liu – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This paper first based on the theory of cooperative learning research. It analyses the characteristics and advantages of cooperative learning under the multimedia network environment. And then take China Three Gorges University and Taiwan I-Shou University English major students for example, using questionnaires and interviews to investigate the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cooperative Learning, Cognitive Style, Feedback (Response)
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Demir, Yusuf – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This meta-summary set out to provide an overarching comprehension of the metaphorical conceptualizations with regard to Turkish EFL teachers' roles. Following the searches in a large number of international and national databases, and the setting of specific criteria for inclusion, eight research papers remained for investigation. The data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Figurative Language, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Egorova, Liudmila A. – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
Popular science sphere of communication is acquiring new features of virtuality, globality, mosaic structure and social orientation, which are essential in fulfilling its functions in modern society. Based on the examination of 92 podcasts, the study deals with podcasting research identifying typical characteristics of the podcast and factors…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Audio Equipment, Hypermedia, Science Education
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Sultana, Zakeya – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
Feeling of anxiety is exceedingly experienced by the English language learners throughout the world. Though the impact of anxiety on learning and performing in English has been widely studied in United States, Canada, Japan, Taiwan and many other countries; this present study, in contrast, tries to find out the reasons of anxiety in learning and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Anxiety
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Nabhan, Salim; Hidayat, Rahmad – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This study attempts to investigate the literacy practices of EFL teaching and learning in higher education level from multiliteracies and multimodal perspective. Mixed methods were used: questionaires to the students, interviews with both teachers and students, focus group discussion with students, observation, and documents. The study was focused…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Multiple Literacies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Salam, S. – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The purpose of this research was to describe the need of development of "Reading Comprehension" teaching materials to students and lecturers of Indonesian Language and Literature Education Department, Gorontalo. This research is included in the research and development to develop educational products in the form of teaching materials.…
Descriptors: Indonesian, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Instructional Materials
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Fard-Kashani, Alireza; Jahromi, Abdol Hossein Zahedi; Javadi, Ali; Fallahi, Ali Mohammad – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
The current study aimed at diagnosing the language needs of Iranian undergraduate students of computer engineering in order to find out whether there is any significant difference in perceptions between the students and their ESAP (English for Specific Academic Purpose) teachers, concerning their Reading skill needs. To conduct the intended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Computer Science Education, Engineering
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Zhafarghandi, Amir Mahdavi; Barekat, Behzad; Homaei, Sepideh – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2014
This study intends to deal with attitudes of teachers and learners toward authentic listening materials at pre-intermediate level. Studies have indicated the positive effect of authentic listening materials on motivation and listening comprehension ability in learners of English as a foreign language (Nuttall, 1996; Peacock, 1997; Miller, 2005;…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Sheema, Fatima – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2013
The present paper attempts to deal with the present scenario of teaching English for Undergraduate students at AMU. The researcher has tried to analyze the needs, materials and the teaching trends as well as learning strategies of the students, at the Undergraduate level. It also illuminates the difference in study skills between groups of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Ali, Holi Ibrahim Holi – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2012
This study is set to investigate students' and teachers' perceptions and assumptions about newly implemented CALL Programme at the School of Foundation Studies, Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman. Two versions of questionnaire were administered to 24 teachers and 90 students to collect their beliefs and assumption about CALL programame. The…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction