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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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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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Kartal, Galip; Korucu-Kis, Saadet – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Although there is an increasing interest in educational microblogging and findings regarding its effectiveness on the language learning, relevant research, especially on the use of microblogging for the learning of pronunciation, is rather limited. This issue becomes even more apparent in countries like Turkey where English is taught as a foreign…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology, Social Media, Pronunciation Instruction
Bangir Alpan, Gülgün; Akin Mart, Özlem – Online Submission, 2020
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of Visual Literacy (VL) activities on primary school students in English teaching. In the quantitative part of the study, where the mixed method and exploratory sequential pattern were used, the quasi-experimental design with pre-test and post-test control group; in the qualitative part, case…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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O'Connor, Rollanda E.; Sanchez, Victoria M.; Jones, Brian T.; Suchlit, Luisana; Youkhana, Valencia; Beach, Kristen D.; Widaman, Keith – Grantee Submission, 2020
In this multi-year study, we taught English/Language Arts teachers of students with Learning Disabilities in middle school to incorporate 15 minutes of daily vocabulary activities with students in their intact special education English/Language Arts classes. During Year 1, teachers taught 48 words to their sixth grade students, who learned and…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Middle School Students, English, Language Arts
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Dagdeler, Kübra Okumus; Konca, Mustafa Yavuz; Demiröz, Hakan – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2020
The aim of this study was to identify the effectiveness of a mobile application in vocabulary knowledge improvement of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners. This study adopted a quasi-experimental research design consisting of an experimental and a control group with 73 participants studying at two state universities in Turkey. During the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Telecommunications
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Ünal, Kerim; Yelken, Tugba Yanpar – English Language Teaching, 2020
The aim of this study was not only to help pre-service English language teachers (PS-ELTs) to design vocabulary learning materials for a web-supported situated learning (SL) environment but also to have them learn the vocabulary they used to prepare those materials in the web-supported SL environment. Also, the effects of this process on the…
Descriptors: Situated Learning, Content Analysis, Self Esteem, Vocabulary Development
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Ayar, Zulal; Kiziltan, Nalan – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2020
The impetus behind the design of this current research is to check the influence of cartoons on vocabulary learning strategies of students who have been exposed to three classics from English literature, "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson, "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens, and "Romeo & Juliet" by…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Wang, Zhuo; Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Yin, Zhaoyi; Ma, Yongjun – Educational Technology & Society, 2020
Vocabulary mastery is critical to English as Foreign Language students. Mobile technologies enable students to learn vocabulary without space and time limitations. However, existing mobile-assisted vocabulary learning research often employed teacher-directed activities that increased instructors' workload, undermined student motivation or targeted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Electronic Learning, Vocabulary Development
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Teng, Feng – Language Teaching Research, 2020
This article examines the influence of different reading conditions (i.e. reading only and reading with first language marginal glosses), number of word encounters (one, three, and seven) while reading, and combinations of these two variables on new word retention. This study considered a total of six possible combinations. Six groups of Chinese…
Descriptors: Native Language, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Rashtchi, Mojgan; Yazdani, Parisa – English Language Teaching Educational Journal, 2020
Nowadays, vocabulary as an influential domain in mastering second/foreign languages has encouraged researchers to put forth conceptualizations that can substantiate the successful learning of words. This study used WhatsApp to investigate the different impacts of two input modalities (voice messages vs. written texts) on EFL learners' intentional…
Descriptors: Intentional Learning, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Uz Bilgin, Cigdem; Tokel, S. Tugba – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
The aim of this study was to investigate how the contextual vocabulary exploration processes of English as a Foreign Language learners can be facilitated in a mobile-supported situated learning environment. A Science and Technology Museum populated with interactive science experiments was chosen as the situated learning context. A mobile…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Computer Assisted Instruction, Telecommunications, Museums
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Sheridan, Robert; Tanaka, Kathryn M.; Hogg, Nicholas – TESL-EJ, 2019
Analysis of the different methods of teaching English has become increasingly important as the subject of global Englishes receives greater attention. In Asia, more educators have been using textbooks that are culturally specific in their design; however, a limited number of studies have been conducted that demonstrate their practical efficacy.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chen, Yi-chen – Language Learning Journal, 2019
The present study examines the effects of cognitive-based metaphoric mapping instruction (MMI) on English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners' retention and awareness of figurative language at different levels of English proficiency. Ninety-one Taiwanese EFL learners participated in the study, and were separated into a control group that received…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ahmad, Samah Zakareya – English Language Teaching, 2019
The present study attempted to investigate the effect of multimedia glosses on EFL students' vocabulary acquisition and retention. Forty-five EFL students were divided into two groups: control (n=22) and experimental (n=23). A vocabulary test was administered to both groups in order to ensure that they were equivalent. Then, all participants…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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