NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Advances in Language and…58
Publication Type
Journal Articles58
Reports - Research58
Tests/Questionnaires58
Education Level
Higher Education58
Postsecondary Education52
Secondary Education4
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 58 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Atlun, Suna – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2019
This study aimed to explore pre-service English language teachers` perceptions of code-switching (CS) in language classrooms and how their perceptions affect their teacher identity development. Three pre-service teachers from a private university in Istanbul, Turkey participated in the study. The data were collected through semi-structured…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Saglam, Asli Lidice Gokturk; Farhady, Hossein – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2019
This article reports on a mixed-method study that examined the washback of a local integrated theme-based high-stakes English language proficiency test that is used in a university English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program in Turkey. The assumption behind employing an integrated theme-based test, which resembles authentic language use, was that…
Descriptors: Testing Problems, English (Second Language), English for Academic Purposes, Language Tests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gamage, Sandamali – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2019
The present study seeks to find the students' performance towards the assigned tasks related to cartoons and their perceptions towards the use of it as an authentic, supplementary teaching tool to facilitate the process of speaking. A sample of thirty-five students was selected to involve in different tasks related to selected number of cartoons.…
Descriptors: Cartoons, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Shareef, Dilgash M.; Qyrio, Marina Isteefan; Ali, Chiman Nadheer – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
For the purpose of achieving a successful communication, issues such as the appropriateness of speech acts and face saving become essential. Therefore, it is very important to achieve a high level of pragmatic competence in speech acts. Bearing this in mind, this study was conducted to investigate the preferred refusal strategies Kurdish and…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Speech Acts, Native Speakers, Social Status
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Morgan, Gareth – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This study examines the effectiveness of the provision of specific input on the use of verb conjugation and tenses to preparatory students at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. This is a well-documented grammatical issue for native Arabic speakers, and was undertaken due to this factor, as well as the students under…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, Morphemes, Grammar, Semitic Languages
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Décuré, Nicole – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
French science students do not read much in English. Does this reflect their reading habits in their native language? A study in the form of online questionnaires was conducted at Toulouse university which compared their reading habits in French and in English. A further study examined the way one particular group of students conducted their…
Descriptors: French, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reading Habits
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gönen, Safiye Ipek Kuru – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
Poetry has often been neglected as a favorable tool for language teaching. What is more, its role to expand human experience and create language awareness has not been fully realized. As a reaction to often-underestimated value of including literature in the language class, this article proposes a poetry-teaching (POT) framework for language…
Descriptors: Poetry, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Oruç, Serif – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
In our study, we have put forward the argument that foreign language teaching, especially German language teaching has not been in the desired levels, and that German Teaching Departments are inadequate in training teachers. We have tried to prove our argument with numerical data in different aspects. First of all, we presented the list of order…
Descriptors: German, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Al Rdaat, Sadam Haza' – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
Conditional sentences are made of two clauses namely "if-clause" and "main clause". Conditionals have been noted by scholars and grammarians as a difficult area of English for both teachers and learners. The two clauses of conditional sentences and their form, tense and meaning could be considered the main difficulty of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, Arabs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ababneh, Sana' – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
This paper addresses itself to the outcomes of a field study which was carried out to identify Jordanian EFL students' attitudes towards using group work in EFL classrooms. The study sample consisted of 179 students enrolled in English 101, an elementary language skills course taught at Al- Huson University College, Al -Balqa' Applied University,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Alnamer, Sulafah Abdul Salam – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
This study measures the extent to which Arabic-speaking EFL learners are aware of polysemy in English. It also investigates whether the English proficiency level of Arabic-speaking EFL learners plays a role in their ability to distinguish between the various meanings of English polysemous words, and whether they face problems when they encounter…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Semitic Languages
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Alfallaj, Fahad Saleh Suleiman – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The trend in the Reading class in KSA has been what is called "Standards Based Proficiency" as opposed to the more desirable "Real World Reading Requirements". This is also where the greatest gap occurs. Whereas white collar jobs may require more reading, blue collar jobs may invariably involve reading of technical manuals and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Comprehension, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Alzubi, Ali Abbas Falah; Singh, Manjet Kaur Mehar; Pandian, Ambigapathy – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
This paper explores the current practices of learner autonomy among Saudi undergraduates at Preparatory Year, Najran University. The Short List questionnaire developed by Dixon (2011) was administered to measure the use of autonomous learning in English as a foreign language (EFL) context. Quantitative data were gathered from 208 male students in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sabet, Masood Khalili; Babaei, Hamid Reza – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The challenge for many teachers teaching in academic English programs is, on the one hand, to actualize the objectives of their course and on the other hand, prepare their students for the important international tests such as IELTS and TOEFL. The current study seeks to reconcile this challenge by drawing on the relationship between the IELTS…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Language Tests, Second Language Learning
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4