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Abdallah, Andira – International Journal on Social and Education Sciences, 2021
The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of parallel reading text (English and Arabic) on English as a Foreign language (EFL) Intermediate II level students? at Birzeit University in terms of reading comprehension, vocabulary retention, and sentence structure awareness. The sample for this study is 38 undergraduate students of the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Chen, Hao-Jan Howard; Hsu, Hsiao-Ling; Chen, Zhi-Hong; Todd, Andrew G. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2021
Many studies have found that computer video games can offer a facilitative vocabulary learning environment. Among different types of computer games, adventure games have received much attention because of their rich input and immersive learning environment. However, some researchers have indicated that because of the characters' fast-talking speed…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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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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Olagbaju, Oladotun O.; Popoola, Adeolu G. – International Journal of Technology in Education, 2020
Perennial poor performance in English language in public examinations has been linked to the proliferation of social media tools in the classroom. However, contrary to the general belief that social media hinders learning and distracts learners' attention, this study attempted to improve the quality of instruction through social media-supported…
Descriptors: Social Media, Outcomes of Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Grade 11
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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Albashtawi, Abeer Hameed; Jaganathan, Paramaswari; Singh, Manjet Kaur Mehar – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
This current quasi-experimental study examined the effect of the Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach (CALLA) on Jordanian EFL undergraduate RVK- recall and retention. 122 participants took part in this study. Quantitative data were collected by administering a pre, post and delayed vocabulary-reading test. The respondents were assigned…
Descriptors: Receptive Language, Vocabulary Development, Academic Language, Second Language Learning
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Sendurur, Emine; Dogusoy, Berrin; Yondemir Çaliskan, Neslihan – Interactive Learning Environments, 2020
This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of the subtitles embedded into either declarative or procedural video on non-native Turkish speakers' understandings of the content. In addition, their perceived difficulties about and eye behaviors during watching the two videos were explored. There were 40 volunteer international students from…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Turkish
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Kuhail, Ashraf Ahmed; Aqel, Magdy Saeed – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2020
This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of using interactive digital videos on developing sixth graders' English reading skills and vocabulary learning and its retention. To achieve this aim, the researcher adopted the experimental approach and recruited a sample of 82 6th grade EFL male learners. The researcher used 5 instruments to…
Descriptors: Interactive Video, Grade 6, Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Skills
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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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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
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Gordani, Yahya; Khajavi, Yaser – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Although there is a wide range of studies on the use of PowerPoint Presentations (PPP) in different fields, few studies have investigated the effects of different aspects of multi-modal PowerPoint presentation on the language comprehension of foreign language students. This study was conducted to investigate the effect of PowerPoint-supported…
Descriptors: Computer Software, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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Elekaei, Atefeh; Tabrizi, Hossein Heidari; Chalak, Azizeh – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2020
The advent of new technologies and rapid growth of online distance education have fostered interaction as well as collaboration among learners and created a true learning community. Moreover, forming synchronous and asynchronous learning networks utilizing the Internet have been simplified by new technologies. Since the importance of technology is…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Retention (Psychology), Electronic Learning, Distance Education
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