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Faramarzi, Sajad; Tabrizi, Hossein Heidari; Chalak, Azizeh – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Video podcasting technology or vodcasting is a burgeoning technological advancement which can make computer assisted language learning more convenient. Video technology is extensively used in traditional L2 classrooms. Yet, video podcasting together with the application of meaningful, logical, reasonable, and challenging tasks is rarely used in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Gilakjani, Abbas Pourhosein; Sheikhy, Reihaneh; Montashery, Iraj; Alizadeh, Mitra – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This mixed study investigates the attitudes teachers in English institutes have about computer pronunciation software in teaching English pronunciation. Pronunciation Power 2 was used for this purpose. First, a survey was used as the quantitative method. 55 teachers from 5 English institutes took part in this research and these institutes were…
Descriptors: Pronunciation Instruction, Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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Gilakjani, Abbas Pourhosein; Rahimy, Ramin – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study examined the factors that influenced Iranian teachers' use of computer-assisted pronunciation teaching (CAPT) in teaching English pronunciation. Iranian teachers have serious problems in teaching pronunciation such as lack of enough time, knowledge, experience, training, and suitable pronunciation materials. In this study, the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Pronunciation Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Haghighi, Hamzeh; Jafarigohar, Manoochehr; Khoshsima, Hooshang; Vahdany, Fereidoon – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2019
With the emergence of innovative mobile-based tools, new opportunities have been made to enhance the quality of language learning. Keeping this in mind, the current study aimed to investigate the impact of a flipped classroom on enhancing EFL learners' pragmatic competence. To this end, 60 EFL learners from two universities in Iran were assigned…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Mohammadzadeh, Ahmad; Sarkhosh, Mehdi – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The current study attempted to investigate the effects of self-regulatory learning through computer-assisted intelligent tutoring system on the improvement of speaking ability. The participants of the study, who spoke Azeri Turkish as their mother tongue, were students of Applied Linguistics at BA level at Pars Abad's Azad University, Ardebil,…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Turkish, Native Language, Applied Linguistics
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Mohammadian, Amir; Saed, Amin; Shahi, Younes – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
With the development of educational technology, the concept of technology-enhanced multimedia instructions is using widely in the educational settings. Technology can be employed in teaching different skills such as listening, reading, speaking and writing. Among these skills, reading comprehension is the skill in which EFL learners have some…
Descriptors: Video Technology, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Mohammadhasani, Nasrin; Fardanesh, Hashem; Hatami, Javad; Mozayani, Naser; Fabio, Rosa Angela – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Gaining the attention is the first key step to enhance learning. In Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as the most prevalent deficit in school age, the learners face some impairment in attention that requires appropriate intervention. An environment that embedded Pedagogical Agent in computer-assisted instruction (CAI) has been…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teaching Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology
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Rassaei, Ehsan – Language Teaching Research, 2018
The current study examined the effects of first language (L1) textual and audio glosses along with the moderating effect of learners' visual and auditory perceptual style on second language (L2) vocabulary learning. The participants were first divided into two groups of auditory and visual learners based on their scores obtained from a learning…
Descriptors: Native Language, Vocabulary Development, Audio Equipment, Auditory Perception
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Nejati, Ebrahim; Jahangiri, Amir; Salehi, Mohammad Reza – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This study examines the effect of computer-assisted language learning on the vocabulary learning of Iranian EFL learners, in which 40 pre-intermediate and intermediate students enrolled at Iran Language Institute, Urmia, Iran were selected as participants. The participants were randomly assigned to two experimental groups and two control ones. The…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Experimental Groups
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Ebadi, Saman; Weisi, Hiwa; Monkaresi, Hamed; Bahramlou, Khosro – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2018
Lexical inferencing has not led to substantial vocabulary gains. In previous studies, the learners were not obliged by design to notice the unfamiliar words and static approaches to assessment were adopted. In this quasi-experimental study, we adopted dynamic assessment (DA) approach and took measures to ensure noticing of the new words. Through…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ebadi, Saman; Bashiri, Saba – Teaching English with Technology, 2018
This study investigated EFL learners' perspectives about their vocabulary learning experiences via a smartphone application. An online demographic questionnaire was used for recruiting 50 EFL learners from a language teaching channel in Telegram messenger required to use a smartphone application called Vocabulary Flashcards 2016 for a month. After…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Telecommunications
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Alian, Jalal ed-din; Khodabandeh, Farzaneh; Soleimani, Hassan – Teaching English with Technology, 2018
In modern language teaching institutions and schools, the proficient language teachers apply different kinds of tasks to teach some skills and sub-skills. In the current study, the researcher investigated the effect of two different tasks, namely Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)-based tasks and written questions tasks on students'…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Ebadi, Saman; Asakereh, Ahmad – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
The present study investigated the possible contribution of Voice Thread (VT) website to the Iranian EFL learners' speaking accuracy in terms of using correct form of hypothetical conditional sentences. Moreover, the language learners' perception of the website was also explored. To this end, 18 English literature freshmen from a state university…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Ghoorchaei, Behrooz; Rahmani, Masoomeh – Asian Journal of University Education, 2018
Pronunciation has always been one of the most difficult parts of language learning. Since Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) seeks to make language learning easier, it can be found quite effective and helpful in teaching and learning pronunciation. So the present study aims at investigating the effect of using General English Training…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Learning Motivation
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Heidari, Jamshid; Khodabandeh, Farzaneh; Soleimani, Hassan – JALT CALL Journal, 2018
The emergence of computer technology in English language teaching has paved the way for teachers' application of Mobile Assisted Language Learning (mall) and its advantages in teaching. This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of the face to face instruction with Telegram mobile instruction. Based on a toefl test, 60 English foreign language…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Conventional Instruction, Teaching Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction