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Shafie, Latisha Asmaak; Yaacob, Aizan; Singh, Paramjit Kaur Karpal – English Language Teaching, 2016
This qualitative research investigates the practice of lurking among English as a second language (ESL) learners in a Facebook group discussion. Lurking is a term used to describe the activity of following and observing any online discussions or activities without contributing to the discussions. Lurkers are often accused of being invisible and…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction
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Murugaiah, Puvaneswary – Teaching English with Technology, 2016
In computer-assisted language learning (CALL), technological tools are often used both as an end and as a means to an end (Levy & Stockwell, 2006). Microsoft PowerPoint is an example of the latter as it is commonly used in oral presentations in classrooms. However, many student presentations are often boring as students generally read from…
Descriptors: Oral Language, College Students, Interviews, Focus Groups
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Al-Shujairi, Yasir Bdaiwi Jasim; Buba, Jamila AbdulAzeez; Ya'u, Mohammed Sani – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
An increasing body of studies suggests that bilingual persons are better than monolinguals on a variety of cognitive measures. Thus, the present study investigates the relationship between the onset age of bilingual and the development of cognitive control among Nigerians. 10 bilingual students studying at University Putra Malaysia have been…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Bilingualism, Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency
Kommers, Piet, Ed.; Issa, Tomayess, Ed.; Sharef, Nurfadhlina Mohd, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference on Educational Technologies 2013 (ICEduTech 2013), which has been organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and co-organised by the Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur,…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Web Sites
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Rahim, Mia Emily Abdul; Rahim, Emma Marini Abdul; Ning, Chia Han – English Language Teaching, 2013
The study aimed to investigate the distribution patterns of the English grammar articles (a, an, and the) as well as the distributions of their colligation patterns in written compositions of English among Malaysian ESL learners. This paper reports the results of a corpus-based study on articles used by these learners. The method used in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Kader, Mohamed Ismail bin Abdul; Begi, Neda; Vaseghi, Reza – English Language Teaching, 2013
This study attempts to examine the use of English modals in terms of their frequency and functions. For this purpose, Form 4 and College students' argumentative compositions were extracted from the Malaysian Corpus of Students' Argumentative Writing (MCSAW). In order to analyze the data, this study employed discourse analysis and some descriptive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, College Students
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Suryani, Ina; Hizwari, Shafiq; Islam, Md. Aminul; Desa, Hazry – Higher Education Studies, 2012
This study looks at the correlation of the English learning which is by using weblog and the adaptation for international students at Universiti Malaysia Perlis. The study was conducted on the first batch of International students. There were 37 students from three countries with the majority from China followed by Indonesia and Sudan. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Hassan, Sharifah Zakiah Wan; Hakim, Simon Faizal; Rahim, Mahdalela; Noyem, John Francis; Ibrahim, Sueb; Ahmad, Johnny; Jusoff, Kamaruzaman – English Language Teaching, 2009
This study explores Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Sarawak graduating students' oral proficiency, focusing on grammatical accuracy. Oral proficiency in English has always been the benchmark of language proficiency, and in the context of UiTM's language teaching curriculum, efforts to enhance students' oral proficiency are implemented through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning