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Ortega, Gerardo; Özyürek, Asli; Peeters, David – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2020
When learning a second spoken language, cognates, words overlapping in form and meaning with one's native language, help breaking into the language one wishes to acquire. But what happens when the to-be-acquired second language is a sign language? We tested whether hearing nonsigners rely on their gestural repertoire at first exposure to a sign…
Descriptors: Hearing (Physiology), Second Language Learning, Sign Language, Brain Hemisphere Functions
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Kaufeld, Greta; Ravenschlag, Anna; Meyer, Antje S.; Martin, Andrea E.; Bosker, Hans Rutger – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2020
During spoken language comprehension, listeners make use of both knowledge-based and signal-based sources of information, but little is known about how cues from these distinct levels of representational hierarchy are weighted and integrated online. In an eye-tracking experiment using the visual world paradigm, we investigated the flexible…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Cues, Morphology (Languages), Syntax
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Yoo, Isaiah WonHo; Shin, Yu Kyoung – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2020
It is well known that article usage is difficult for learners of English to acquire. Indeed, learner errors such as "*many of people" are not uncommon. A closer look at similar multiword sequences reveals why learners might have difficulty using articles properly in such expressions: No definite article is required in phrases like…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Davila, Liv T. – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2020
This article explores how peer and teacher-student interactions in linguistically diverse high school English as a Second Language (ESL) classrooms produce changes in learners' uptake of different languages and cultures. Data presented are from a 2-year ethnography of communication focusing on adolescent multilingual English learners' language use…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, High School Students, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Beiler, Ingrid Rodrick – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2020
Recent studies have demonstrated how teachers can draw on students' multilingual resources in teaching English writing, even in monolingually oriented policy settings. However, limited research has been conducted outside of countries where English is the majority language or in classes where few students share a language background. This article…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Macaro, Ernesto – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2020
English Medium Instruction (EMI) in universities continues to grow as an educational phenomenon and increasingly is attracting the attention of researchers, particularly researchers who are applied linguists. Starting with a definition of EMI and with the challenges that any working definition poses in the many contexts in which EMI is said to be…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language of Instruction, Course Content
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Kuteeva, Maria – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2020
Conceptualizations of English as standard, as a lingua franca, or as part of translingual practice form part of the discourses surrounding its use in EMI. While researchers generally agree that the 'E' in EMI should not stand for native varieties of standard English, the stakeholders' perceptions of English call for further research. This paper…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Native Language
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Dafouz, Emma; Haines, Kevin; Pagèze, Joanne – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2020
In the past decades, and as a result of the internationalisation processes experienced by higher education across the world, English-medium education (EME) has gained momentum in universities where well-established national and/or local languages had traditionally been the means of instruction. While this phenomenon is growing at a fast pace,…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Higher Education, International Education, English (Second Language)
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Inbar-Lourie, Ofra; Donitsa-Schmidt, Smadar – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2020
Though the relevance of language teachers' native/non-native (N/NN) background has been researched extensively, little is known about its applicability to cases where the lecturer uses English as the medium of instruction (EMI). This study's purpose, which was conducted in Israeli higher education institutions, was to elicit students' perceptions…
Descriptors: Jews, Native Language, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Roman Etxebarrieta, Gorka; Pérez-Izaguirre, Elizabeth; Langarika-Rocafort, Argia – Education Sciences, 2020
The literature reveals the difficulty of teaching minority languages in multiethnic and multilingual regions. Studies about teachers' perceptions when instructing a minority language might help stakeholders to design interventions to overcome this problem. The first aim of this study was to describe teachers' perceptions of type of issues, student…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Languages
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Choi, Naya; Kang, Sujeong; Sheo, Jiyeon – Education Sciences, 2020
In recent years, the ways in which to read English picture books to young children has become diverse in English as a foreign language (EFL) context. The present study examined the effect of parent-child interactions and digital pen use during English picture book reading in the child's interest in learning English. A total of 320 Korean mothers…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Picture Books, Parent Child Relationship
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Arvizu, Maria Nelly Gutierrez – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) has exponentially grown in the past decades as it has become part of the curricula from kindergarten to higher education. In many countries, governments have conducted initiatives that resulted in the implementation of English classes in public education settings. The use of narratives in language…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Native Language
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Bondarenko, Olga R. – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
This research is a multi-aspect exploratory investigation of Russian English institutional written discourse and highlights its features demonstrated by Russian native learners, tertiary students of English for the tourism and hospitality industry. The author approaches the theme from the perspectives of World Englishes and the pedagogical agenda.…
Descriptors: Russian, Pronunciation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Lee, Jang Ho; Levine, Glenn S. – Language Teaching Research, 2020
The present study examined the interaction effects between teachers' choice of language in lexical explanation and second language (L2) learners' proficiency level on the learning of phrasal verbs and listening comprehension in a meaning-focused listening activity. Undergraduate L2 learners with two different levels of proficiency (intermediate…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Undergraduate Students
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Tsai, Mei-Hsing – Language Teaching Research, 2020
This study investigates the relative effectiveness of two methods for teaching a set of English verb-noun collocations: form-focused instruction (FFI) and concept-based instruction (CBI). The sample comprised 73 Chinese-speaking learners of English taking intermediate English courses, who were randomly assigned to one of three groups: an FFI…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Pretests Posttests
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