NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20194
Since 201817
Since 2015 (last 5 years)49
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
No Child Left Behind Act 20011
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 49 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Karimi, Fatemeh; Chalak, Azizeh; Biria, Reza – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This study examined the effects of two types of pre-listening activities: bottom-up and top-down on Iranian elementary EFL learners' listening comprehension performance. By TOFEL (PBT) test, 90 learners were selected as elementary ones for this study. They were randomly assigned to two experimental and one control groups each consisting of 30…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Listening Comprehension
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lenkaitis, Chesla Ann; Calo, Stephanie; Venegas Escobar, Salvador – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2019
This study qualitatively investigated students from a Mexican university and a U.S. university and how their intercultural competence (IC), the ability to appropriately and effectively communicate with others from countries and cultures other than one's own, was affected by a five-week telecollaborative exchange. To examine the ways in which…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Intercultural Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Payant, Caroline; Kim, YouJin – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
Despite a growing amount of research on collaborative dialogue during task performance, little attention has been given to the occurrence of collaborative dialogue across task modality and its impact on language development. To expand our current understanding of task modality effects on learning opportunities, we examined the process of engaging…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Cooperative Learning, Second Language Learning, Multilingualism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Crossley, Scott A.; Kim, YouJin – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2019
The current study examined the effects of text-based relational (i.e., cohesion), propositional-specific (i.e., lexical), and syntactic features in a source text on subsequent integration of the source text in spoken responses. It further investigated the effects of word integration on human ratings of speaking performance while taking into…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Syntax, Oral Language, Speech Communication
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Shabani, Karim – Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research, 2018
The present study was designed to test a group-based format of dynamic assessment (G-DA) in the context of writing over a time span of twelve weeks of instruction. A cohort of 60 students took a homogeneity test and based on the results, 44 students were selected to participate forming the two groups of experimental (N = 22) and control (N = 22).…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Cohort Analysis, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Yashima, Tomoko; MacIntyre, Peter D.; Ikeda, Maiko – Language Teaching Research, 2018
Recently, situated willingness to communicate (WTC) has received increasing research attention in addition to traditional quantitative studies of trait-like WTC. This article is an addition to the former but unique in two ways. First, it investigates both trait and state WTC in a classroom context and explores ways to combine the two to reach a…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Staples, Shelley; Biber, Douglas; Reppen, Randi – Modern Language Journal, 2018
One of the central considerations in the validity argument for the TOEFL iBT is the relationship between the language on the exam and the language required for university courses. Corpus linguistics has recently been shown to be an effective way to explore this relationship, which can also be considered as an aspect of authenticity. Applying…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Computer Assisted Testing, English (Second Language), Language Tests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Mohammadi, Mohammad; Enayati, Bayez – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The present study aimed at investigating the effects of learning lexical chunks on the speaking fluency of EFL Iranian learners (between the ages of 13 and 17) and at the same time taking into consideration the examining participants' use of lexical chunks and their knowledge of them. To this end, after administrating the Quick Placement Test…
Descriptors: Language Fluency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kitajima, Ryu – Applied Language Learning, 2018
The field of L2 pragmatics demonstrates the effect of instructional intervention on the development of L2 learners' pragmatic competence. Nevertheless, effective instruction requires knowledge of pragmatic performances of L2 learners in naturally occurring conversations, in comparison to those of the target community speakers. This study, using a…
Descriptors: Japanese, Second Language Learning, Classroom Communication, Pragmatics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Liaghat, Farahnaz; Biria, Reza – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study aimed at exploring the impact of mentor text modelling on Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners' accuracy and fluency in writing tasks with different cognitive complexity in comparison with two conventional approaches to teaching writing; namely, process-based and product-based approaches. To this end, 60 Iranian EFL…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Lubis, Azhar Aziz; Sulistyo, Gunadi Harry – Dinamika Ilmu, 2018
This factorial quasi-experimental 2 x 2 study aimed to corroborate the effect of PRWR strategy, compared to Translation and Reading Aloud, on students' academic content-area reading comprehension as observed from their English proficiency. This study also examined the interaction between the strategy and English proficiency. Data were obtained…
Descriptors: Evidence, Evidence Based Practice, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Innovation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hamdan, Jihad M.; Al-Hawamdeh, Rose Fowler – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2018
This empirical study examines the extent to which 'face', i.e. (audio visual dialogues), affects the listening comprehension of advanced Jordanian EFL learners in a TOFEL-like test, as opposed to its absence (i.e. a purely audio test) which is the current norm in many English language proficiency tests, including but not limited to TOFEL iBT,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Advanced Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Karimi, Somayeh; Dastgoshadeh, Adel – Cogent Education, 2018
This study aimed at investigating the effect of strategy-based instruction on undergraduate students' reading performance and reading autonomy in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) context. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) reading comprehension tests and learner autonomy questionnaire in EAP reading were utilized to collect data.…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kafipour, Reza; Mahmoudi, Elaheh; Khojasteh, Laleh – Cogent Education, 2018
As task-based language teaching focuses on real word tasks and the learners need to complete these tasks in the process of learning a foreign or second language, it helps target language fluency and student confidence. That is why second and foreign language teachers and researchers have shown interest in TBLT. This study attempts to investigate…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Task Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ahern, Jeri; Litt, Eve Nora – CATESOL Journal, 2018
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is the standard in the college admissions process, leading to the inclusion of preparation classes in Intensive English Program (IEP) curricula. But does preparing for the TOEFL in isolation yield optimal results for IEP college hopefuls? In this article, we will share information about the…
Descriptors: Language Tests, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Intensive Language Courses
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4