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Khan, Muhammad Saleem – English Language Teaching, 2016
This paper strives to explore the impact of Native Language use on Foreign Language vocabulary learning on the basis of empirical and available data. The study is carried out with special reference to the English Language Programme students in Buraydah Community College, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia. The Native Language of these students is…
Descriptors: Native Language, Language Usage, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Benson, Susan D. – Language Teaching Research, 2016
Since the 1980s, task-based language teaching (TBLT) has enjoyed considerable interest from researchers of second language acquisition (SLA), resulting in a growing body of empirical evidence to support how and to what extent this approach can promote language learning. Although transferability and generalizability are critical assumptions for…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Multivariate Analysis
Rodriguez-Garcia, Luis Manuel – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This study explored the problem of student attrition in beginning courses of an Intensive English Program (IEP) that may affect the sustainability of the IEP. The purpose of the study was to understand the perceptions of continuing students and the factors that influenced their motivation and engagement to persist studying in the IEP.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Adult Students, English Language Learners
Reitan, Henry M., Ed.; Wolak, William J., Ed. – 1976
This report includes four papers presented at the fourth annual Conference on Compansatory/Remedial Education held by the Community College Development Center in 1976. Georgette Ioup reviews current issues in second language learning research and discusses their implications for the ESL (English as a Second Language) classroom. David Harrison…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Community Colleges
Kunschak, Claudia – Journal of Intensive English Studies, 1998
Presents a brief introduction to current models of curriculum development and evaluation, analyzes their relevance to curriculum practice based on a case study of the curriculum process in English-as-a-Second-Language program at a multistate community college in the Southwest, and suggests implications for future development based on current…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends
Brickman, Bette; Nuzzo, Richard – Journal of Intensive English Studies, 1999
Describes an academically-oriented English-as-a-Second-Language program at an urban community college in the Southwest that aggressively recruited international students, particularly from the Pacific Rim. Discusses the differences between immigrant and international students, such as attitudes and motivation toward learning English and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Community Colleges, English (Second Language), Foreign Students
CATESOL Journal, 1996
This English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) journal periodically devotes entire issues to specific themes. The theme of this issue is "Intersegmental Articulation" (especially in California schools). Articles include: "Why Is ESL a Burning Issue?" (Robby Ching, Anne Ediger, Debbie Poole); "Challenges Facing California ESL…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Articulation (Education), Classroom Techniques, College Bound Students
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Tamarkin, Toby – Hispania, 1988
Describes an adaptation of an intensive language (Spanish) program to suit the needs of two-year community college, resulting in student enthusiasm, increased enrollment, and more comprehensive coverage of material. (CB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Higher Education, Immersion Programs, Instructional Development