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Chen, Hsueh Chu – English Language Teaching, 2018
This study (a) conducted a feature analysis of the spoken data of Chinese university students in pronunciation, grammar, and discourse, (b) investigated the contributions of the discrete linguistic features to the perceptual ratings on foreign accent, comprehensibility, delivery, and general language use. Ten university learners were selected from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, College Students
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Gardner, David; Yung, Kevin W. H. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
This paper reports on the findings of a study looking at students' motivation to engage in self-access language learning (SALL) while taking an English for Academic Purposes course which contains a substantial integrated SALL component. To-date there has been limited research into the motivation of such students but it is an important area of…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Independent Study, Questionnaires, Surveys
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Gao, Xuesong – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
Research has confirmed that supportive social networks and associated resources play a critical role in the adaptation of migrating international students to host communities. Access to such social networks and resources requires migrating students to invest in and make efforts at academic socialisation, as mediated by various social processes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Socialization, Social Networks
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Li, Citing; Gao, Xuesong – Language Awareness, 2017
This article reports on a study that investigated the role of metapragmatic awareness of L2 learners in Hong Kong, and the impact it has on language choices when addressing requests in English. Simulated open role-plays and retrospective interviews were used to explore the ways in which mainland Chinese undergraduates assess, plan and produce…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Pragmatics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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To, Jessica – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2016
Exploring students' perspective on feedback is high on the research agenda following the comparatively lower satisfaction scores for assessment and feedback in the National Student Survey. However, limited research examines how teachers and students perceive the same feedback events in the post-secondary context. This case study fills the gap by…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Beliefs, Postsecondary Education, Conflict
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Kember, David; Ho, Amaly; Leung, Doris Y. P. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2016
There is a need for a questionnaire designed specifically to evaluate taught postgraduate (TPg) awards for quality assurance or enhancement purposes. Comparison of undergraduate and TPg awards suggests that as the former have broadened their ambit to better nurture generic graduate attributes, TPg awards have concentrated on advanced specialised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes
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Cheng, Annie Y. N.; Tang, Sylvia Y. F.; Cheng, May M. H. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
Understanding student teachers' development of conceptions of teaching and learning is critical for teacher educators. Drawing from the findings of a four-year longitudinal study in Hong Kong, this paper examines the trajectories of the student teachers' changing conceptions of teaching and learning approaches throughout their undergraduate…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Longitudinal Studies, Instruction, Learning Processes
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Ma, Anne; Wong, Ruth M. H.; Lam, Wendy Y. K. – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2015
This paper addresses a niche in studies on immersion programmes for English as second language learners. While studies on the impact of the experience of studying abroad are replete with reports about the enhancement of participants' language proficiency or intercultural skills, the present study investigates the types of language and culture…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Student Teachers, Language Teachers, Study Abroad
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Lai, Chun; Gu, Mingyue; Hu, Jingjing – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2015
Legitimate teacher authority is fundamental to effective teaching, but is often a thorny issue that teachers need to grapple with when teaching in cross-cultural teaching contexts. By interviewing 18 pre-service Chinese language teachers on their understanding of legitimate teacher authority throughout teaching practicum at international schools…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Centered Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Kim, Koomi J.; Ng, Patrick; Fahrenbruck, Mary L. – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2015
This study investigates how university students in the US and Hong Kong perceive themselves as literate and biliterate beings. All the participants in Hong Kong are biliterate in at least two languages (including Cantonese, Mandarin, and English), whereas only 40% of the U.S. participants are biliterate in at least two languages (including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Self Concept, Literacy
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Gu, Mingyue; Benson, Phil – Language Teaching Research, 2015
Drawing on insights from Communities of Practice and critical discourse theory, this study investigates how teacher identities are discursively constructed in course of teacher education and under the influence of social structure. The participants were seven Hong Kong and nine mainland Chinese pre-service teachers. Two focus group interviews and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Preservice Teachers
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Gan, Zhengdong; Stapleton, Paul; Yang, Chi Cheung Ruby – Applied Language Learning, 2015
A much under-researched issue in higher education is the extent to which English-medium university courses help students improve their English proficiency in an ESL context. Adopting a longitudinal, mixed methods design in which quantitative and qualitative data were collected and analyzed, the current study tracked English language improvement,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Longitudinal Studies
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Corrigan, Paul C. – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2015
English as the Medium of Instruction (EMI) is gaining ground as an internationalizing policy at universities in countries where English is normally used as a second language. However, EMI as developed pedagogy in support of such a policy is yet to establish itself at many such institutions. In a country such as the United States, on the other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Preservice Teacher Education
Tsui, Eric; Sabetzadeh, Farzad – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
This paper describes the feedback from the configuration and deployment of a Personal Learning Environment & Network (PLE&N) tool to support peer-based social learning for university students and graduates. An extension of an earlier project in which a generic and PLE&N was deployed for all learners, the current PLE&N is a…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Social Networks, Individual Needs, Knowledge Management
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Bei, Gavin Xiaoyue – English Language Teaching, 2013
This paper reports on a focused investigation into the immediate effects of oral narrative task repetition by two adult EFL learners of intermediate and high proficiency. Two participants performed a narrative speaking task after watching a cartoon video clip and repeated their performance three times, followed by a retrospective report in an…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Video Technology, Language Proficiency
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