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Iwata, Jun; Clayton, John; Saravani, Sarah-Jane – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
English has become increasingly important for Japanese medical professionals in Japan. However, the curricula at medical schools in Japan are so extensive that the time allocated for English classes is usually very limited, which means those classes often do not have the depth or scope to improve the English communication skills of medical…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Medical Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Ntombela, Berrington X. S. – English Language Teaching, 2013
This paper outlines the theory of the six-step method developed by personnel in the Language and Learning department at Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman. The paper further illustrates the application of this method in teaching Project, Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking & Debate at Foundation level. The assumption in applying the…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Jian, Shi – English Language Teaching, 2013
Under the circumstances of economic globalization and educational internationalization as well as against the background of the improved requirements in the new High School English Syllabus (HSES), the Chinese college English teaching (CET) nowadays is confronted with great pressure and unprecedented challenges with the decrease of school-aged…
Descriptors: Educational Change, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kareva, Veronika; Echevarria, Jana – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2013
In this paper we present a comprehensive model of instruction for providing consistent, high quality teaching to L2 students. This model, the SIOP Model (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol), provides an explicit framework for organizing instructional practices to optimize the effectiveness of teaching second and foreign language learners.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Espitia Cruz, Martha Isabel; Kwinta, Anna – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2013
Recent technological development has created new pedagogical practices in the EFL classroom to maximize the time for students to use the language by considering online tools. Whilst working in a pedagogical context with new technologies, some educators were concerned with how online interaction in EFL content-based classes could be effectively…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Anae, Nicole – English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2013
This paper presents a theorised classroom-based narrative discussing the author's interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of English dramatic literatures--in particular, Sophocles' "Oedipus the King" and Shakespeare's "Macbeth"--to i-Taukei, Indo-Fijian and Pacific Islander tertiary students at a South Pacific university.…
Descriptors: Literature, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
Porcaro, James W. – English Teaching Forum, 2013
Recognizing the relevance of English for Specific Purposes, this article outlines an approach for using authentic readings in a course in Engineering English. The article describes the importance of needs analysis, rhetorical focus, and reading for content; it suggests content for 15 lessons and provides a sample worksheet and other suggestions…
Descriptors: English for Science and Technology, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Prince, Peter – Language Teaching Research, 2013
The listening comprehension skill is frequently cited by both teachers and learners of a second language (L2) as perhaps the most difficult to deal with in any systematic way. One possible approach is to use the dictogloss task. This involves learners reconstructing a short text they have listened to. Originally developed to draw learners'…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Grammar
Malu, Kathleen F. – English Teaching Forum, 2013
This article presents a theoretical framework to support the use of children's picture storybooks in teaching EFL to adults and adolescents. The author presents ways to use these books, addresses the twin goals of teaching mechanics and culture, and includes a list of books and a wide variety of activities that EFL teachers can use to effectively…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Picture Books, Adult Learning, Adolescents
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Lee, Icy – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2013
This article describes a university-school collaboration project that investigates six English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers' attempts to change conventional feedback approaches in three secondary schools of Hong Kong, indicating the benefits university-school collaboration can reap for both teacher educators and school teachers.
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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Zashchitina, Galina – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
The given article intends to focus on some approaches to teaching English as a second language at an advanced or proficient level. The paper primarily deals with the ways in which stylistic aspect of newspaper language can be put to use by university students thus becoming an integral part of their classroom discourse. The study aims at presenting…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Second Language Learning, Newspapers, News Reporting
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Watson, Kevin; Agawa, Grant – JALT CALL Journal, 2013
The importance of a structured learning framework or interrelated frameworks is the cornerstone of a solid English as a foreign language (EFL) computer-assisted language learning (CALL) curriculum. While the benefits of CALL are widely promoted in the literature, there is often an endemic discord separating theory and practice. Oftentimes the…
Descriptors: Language Skills, Integrated Curriculum, English (Second Language), Computer Assisted Instruction
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Freedman, Leora – Across the Disciplines, 2013
A reading-writing initiative began in 2011-12 at the University of Toronto as a partnership between an East Asian Studies (EAS) department and an English Language Learning (ELL) Program. In this institution, students are expected to enter into scholarly discussions in their first year essays, yet many (both native English speakers and non-native…
Descriptors: Reading Writing Relationship, Foreign Countries, Asian Studies, English (Second Language)
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Fajaria, Indah – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2013
There are such myriad ideas upon English teaching-learning process. Everybody can share each fabulous idea through various media. One of fun English learnings that can motivate EFL students' eagerness to practice English easily is an outdoor class activity. This project could sometimes deals with an outbound activities which provide the numerous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Outdoor Education, Class Activities
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Halasa, Najwa Hanna; Al-Manaseer, Majeda – College Student Journal, 2012
This paper aims to study new techniques in second language learning involving the active use of the mother tongue in classroom situations. Several teaching methods will be discussed such as The Alternating Approach, The New Concurrent Method, and Community Language Learning method. These methods of employing the first language recognise the link…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Communication Skills
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