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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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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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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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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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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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Hoa, Truong Minh; Trang, Tran Thi Thuy – Anatolian Journal of Education, 2020
In order to evaluate the success of integrating the Interactive Whiteboard into vocabulary lessons in terms of developing the fifth graders' vocabulary achievement, retention and learning attitudes, the thirteen-week quasi-experimental study was conducted in two classes with the participation of 40 fifth graders as the control group and another 40…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Educational Technology, Vocabulary Development, Retention (Psychology)
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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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Feng, Yanxue; Webb, Stuart – Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 2019
This study used a pretest-posttest-delayed posttest design at one-week intervals to determine the extent to which written, audio, and audiovisual L2 input contributed to incidental vocabulary learning. Seventy-six university students learning EFL in China were randomly assigned to four groups. Each group was presented with the input from the same…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Prior Learning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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Alemi, Minoo; Bahramipour, Shirin – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2019
The present case study investigated the probable effect of applying a humanoid robot as a teacher-assistant for learning and retention of English vocabulary among 10 Iranian foreign language learners with intellectual disabilities, more specifically Down syndrome. This method is a new trend in using technology to teach classes called Robot…
Descriptors: Robotics, English (Second Language), Intellectual Disability, Down Syndrome
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Ma, Xingxing; Yodkamlue, Butsakorn – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2019
This study investigated the effects of a self-developed mobile app on Chinese university EFL learners' vocabulary learning and retention. Their perceptions of the mobile app were also explored. Data were collected using mixed methods. The results can be summarized as follow: firstly, the students using the mobile app could learn more words than…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Computer Software, Asians, College Students
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Okyar, Hatice; Çakir, Abdulhamit – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
This study investigated whether encountering the target language words in variety of reading texts would have positive effects on vocabulary development or not. The participants of the study were 55 EFL learners from a state university in Turkey, and two classes were randomly assigned to a control (n=27) or an experimental (n=28) group. 58 English…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Howe, Eric E. – International Dialogues on Education: Past and Present, 2019
The study of art, especially perspective, involves the use of specialized vocabulary words which can be difficult to learn. Metacognitive reflection (MR) offers a method to improve student learning of academic language. Teacher feedback on students' reflections provides additional benefits. This quasi-experimental study measured the influence of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Art Education, Vocabulary Development, Academic Language
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van de Ven, Marco; Segers, Eliane; Verhoeven, Ludo – Language Learning, 2019
This longitudinal randomized trial study investigated the effects of phonological specificity training on second language (L2) vocabulary learning. Eighty-six Dutch secondary-school students participated in one of two experimental conditions or in an animacy judgment (active control) condition. Participants in the phonological specificity training…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Phonology, Pretests Posttests
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Rukholm, Vanessa Natale; Helms-Park, Rena; Odgaard, Eric C.; Smyth, Ron – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2018
The effects of song and elaboration were assessed on the acquisition and retention of lexical items by beginner learners of Italian. Lexical acquisition investigated through an incidental learning experiment based on the premise that growth in L2 vocabulary can be facilitated by subvocal rehearsal and elaborate processing of lexical items.…
Descriptors: Singing, Italian, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development
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