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Khan, Jalal Uddin – Online Submission, 2019
Having hardly learnt any English or having at best learnt wrong English (which is worse than no English) during their junior and secondary school years and having little or no exposure to English outside their classrooms, and partly due to certain weaknesses and shortcomings in what the teachers teach and how they teach, college students in some…
Descriptors: Grammar, Spelling, Pronunciation, English (Second Language)
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Chong, Sin Wang – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Recent literature on the use of exemplars in the context of higher education has shown that exemplar-based instruction is implemented in various disciplines; nevertheless, how exemplar-based instruction can be implemented in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) writing classrooms in higher education institutions remains under-explored. In this…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Canagarajah, Suresh; Dovchin, Sender – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2019
This paper seeks to expand the translingual tradition through a stronger focus on 'the political implications' -- a way to understand the ordinariness of everyday resistance. When people engage in linguistic resistance in everyday life, it might have mixed motivations; it might not be theoretically informed; it might draw from their cultures of…
Descriptors: Politics, Code Switching (Language), Social Media, Language Usage
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Kong, Shan – English Language Teaching, 2019
Online open course has a significant impact on college English teaching, which brings about huge changes in college English teaching concepts, teaching modes, and teaching evaluations. This paper introduces and discusses the construction and application of college English online open course in a vocational college in China. And it also points out…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Online Courses
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Byrne, Jason; Furuyabu, Mariko – Teaching English with Technology, 2019
This paper aims to provide teachers with a practical guide to working in an IT enabled classroom. The paper outlines four central practical examples, with teacher reflections, of what was required in starting an actual IT enabled English listening & speaking program. The classroom environment described is board-less, meaning the teacher's…
Descriptors: Troubleshooting, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Macdonald, Shem – CATESOL Journal, 2018
An exploration of pronunciation tutorials designed for speakers of English as an additional language (EAL) in a university context in Australia suggests that developing abilities to speak clearly involves more than just focusing on the sounds that are uttered. Students' comments and observations collected during pronunciation tutorials highlight…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pronunciation Instruction, Tutorial Programs, Comprehension
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Gimeno-Sanz, Ana; Sevilla-Pavón, Ana; Martínez-Sáez, Antonio – Research-publishing.net, 2018
This paper focusses on the (re)design and conversion process of small-scale English as a Foreign Language (EFL) online courseware into a Massive Open Online (Language) Course -- or LMOOC, as it is commonly termed -- for upper-intermediate learners of English offered on edX, one of the most popular MOOC platforms. It stems from the "InGenio…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Cote, Robert A. – English Teaching Forum, 2018
With the increasing number of English language learners in global classrooms, it has become more and more difficult for teachers to maintain their role as the primary communicator with students via one-on-one interactions. As a result, teachers often assign duties to their students. This change of power may be difficult for teachers and students…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, English (Second Language), College Students, Foreign Countries
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LaScotte, Darren Keith – English Teaching Forum, 2018
In preparation for the academic rigor of higher-education institutions and the high standards of international businesses across the English-speaking globe, students must learn "to use language in more sophisticated ways: arguing, evaluating evidence, analyzing complex texts, and engaging in academic discussions." In order to give…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Language Skills, English (Second Language), Anxiety
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Griffith, Mary; Lechuga, Clotilde – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This paper presents specific reference tools to provide institutional language integrated support with a specific language plan for a bilingual programme at the University of Malaga. This follows experts' opinions that claim the need of such a plan. While studies show the importance of language support in bilingual instruction, they rarely address…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Language Planning, Second Language Learning, College Faculty
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Ren, Junhong; Wang, Na – English Language Teaching, 2018
Absence of critical thinking skills is perceived to be a growing problem among many university students. The production-oriented approach, an initiative to college English instruction reform in mainland China, may offer a better solution to this problem. To cultivate critical thinking skills under this approach, reforms have to be implemented in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, English (Second Language)
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Maiullo, Jonathan – English Teaching Forum, 2018
In cultures where there is a danger of losing face by making a mistake, students prefer activities in which their errors may not be so apparent. The speaking skill is challenging for language learners, necessitating activities that support oral interaction in the classroom. The adaptable radio drama activities presented in this article promote…
Descriptors: Speech Skills, Speech Communication, Second Language Learning, Radio
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Hussin, Anealka Aziz – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Almost everyone is talking about the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). The 4IR wave is so strong that change is inevitable, including within the education setting, making Education 4.0 the famous buzzword among educationists today. What is Education 4.0? Do educators really understand it or they simply follow what others are doing. Education 4.0 is…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teaching Skills, Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning
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Aaron, Ron; Cedeño, Carmen; Gareis, Elisabeth; Kumar, Lalit; Swaminathan, Abhinaya – Journal of International Students, 2018
The lack of meaningful interaction between domestic and international students is a persistent concern in international higher education. Conversation partner programs are a promising measure to promote the rich and repeated contact necessary for the development of intercultural relationships and communication skills. This article describes the…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Partnerships in Education, College Students, Foreign Students
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Paiz, Joshua M. – TESL-EJ, 2018
As the disciplinary focus on learner agency and autonomy increases, a space for online writing labs (OWLs) is reemerging. OWL services represent an opportunity for writing centers to expand their reach both on and off campus, assisting student writers where they are at and in a way that allows them to take increased agency over their compositional…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Laboratories
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