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Haghani, Nader; Kiani, Samira – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
The concept of text-oriented vocabulary exercises is based on Kühn's (2000) three-step model of vocabulary teaching--receptive, reflective and productive vocabulary exercises--which focuses on working with texts. Since the production is in principle more exhausting than the reception--as can be seen from the Levels of Processing Effect--one can…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Skills, Retention (Psychology), Hypothesis Testing
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Mousavi, Khorshid; Alavinia, Parviz; Gholami, Javad – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The present study investigated the comparison between short and long-term effectiveness of input-providing and output-prompting negotiation strategies on mastering the target structures. To this end, the participants were divided into three groups, namely two experimental groups who had a special kind of treatment, and one control group without…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Negari, Giti Mousapour; Azizi, Aliye; Arani, Davood Khedmatkar – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The present study attempted to investigate the effects of audio input enhancement on EFL learners' retention of intensifiers. To this end, two research questions were formulated. In order to address these research questions, this study attempted to reject two null hypotheses. Pretest-posttest control group quasi-experimental design was employed to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Quasiexperimental Design
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Mohamadi, Zohre – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2018
As a response to the advancement of technology into every aspect of human life especially education and the need for more involvement on the side of learners advocated by learner-centered approaches towards education, this study aimed at investigating comparative effect of project-based (PBL) learning and electronic project-based learning (EPBL)…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Electronic Learning, Comparative Analysis
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Hatami, Sarvenaz – Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquée, 2018
Learning style matching is a neglected factor that may affect the complex process of second language (L2) incidental vocabulary acquisition through reading. The purpose of the current study is to investigate whether there is any difference in L2 incidental vocabulary acquisition and retention through reading when learners' perceptual learning…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Incidental Learning
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Ghorbani, Mohammad Reza – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
In an attempt to facilitate and foster idiom retention and recall, this study investigated the effect of pictorial and etymological treatments on Iranian undergraduate students' idiom learning. The paired-samples experimental design was used to study 26 students who had registered for the Use of Idioms course at the University of Bojnord (UB). One…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Pretests Posttests, Figurative Language
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Hatami, Sarvenaz – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2017
This study compares the impact of second language (L2) reading and listening on the incidental acquisition and retention of five dimensions of vocabulary knowledge--spoken form, written form, part of speech, syntagmatic association, and form-meaning connection--at the level of recognition (form-meaning connection was measured also at the level of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Indo European Languages
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Nematollahi, Shirin; Maghsoudi, Mojtaba – English Language Teaching, 2015
In this current study the researchers have tried to investigate the possible effect of authentic and non-authentic texts on Iranian EFL learners' vocabulary retention. Despite the great deal of studies conducted in the area of EFL/ESL learning, the effect of authentic versus non-authentic texts have almost gained little attention and been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Mansouri, Vahid – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
When it comes to language learning, vocabulary learning is the main activity focused on. Vocabulary learning is the main problem and also the goal of new language learners. It is one of the major problems that language learners encounter during learning a new language. Krashen (1989) (cited in Tokac, 2005) points out the role of vocabulary in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Marefat, Hamideh; Shirazi, Masoumeh Ahmadi – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2014
This study concerns the effect of letter position on the retention of words by EFL learners. Given the fact that everyone has a mental lexicon, we would suggest that words are possibly organized in alphabetical order, then it would be likely for the learners to retain the words easily when exposed to the first letters of given words. The study…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Retention (Psychology)
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Pourshanazari, A. A.; Roohbakhsh, A.; Khazaei, M.; Tajadini, H. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2013
The rapid improvements in medical sciences and the ever-increasing related data, however, require novel methods of instruction. One such method, which has been given less than due attention in Iran, is problem-based learning (PBL). In this study, we aimed to evaluate the impact of study skills and the PBL methods on short and long-term retention…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, Problem Based Learning, Conventional Instruction
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Sarayani, Amir; Rashidian, Arash; Gholami, Kheirollah; Torkamandi, Hassan; Javadi, Mohammadreza – Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 2012
Introduction: Weight management is a new public health role for community pharmacists in many countries. Lack of expertise is one of the key barriers to counseling obese patients. We evaluated the comparative efficacy of three alternative continuing education (CE) meetings on weight management. Methods: We designed a randomized controlled trial…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Public Health, Cost Effectiveness, Vignettes
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Ghabanchi, Zargham; Ayoubi, Elham Sadat – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
This study is an attempt to compare the effect of four reading conditions on incidental vocabulary learning and recall of intermediate EFL learners. A sample population of 120 Iranian intermediate students read two short passages in one of four reading conditions: 1) L1 Marginal Glosses (MG1--provision of L1 translations of unknown words), 2) L2…
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Incidental Learning, Vocabulary Development, Recall (Psychology)
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Alemi, Minoo; Sarab, Mohammad Reza Anani; Lari, Zahra – International Education Studies, 2012
Mobile phones as new addition to information and communication technologies have created new ways to help learners in the process of foreign language learning. Given the importance of academic vocabularies for university students, this study tried to investigate the effectiveness of SMS on Iranian university students' vocabulary learning and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Word Lists, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning