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Byrne, Jason; Furuyabu, Mariko – Teaching English with Technology, 2019
This paper aims to provide teachers with a practical guide to working in an IT enabled classroom. The paper outlines four central practical examples, with teacher reflections, of what was required in starting an actual IT enabled English listening & speaking program. The classroom environment described is board-less, meaning the teacher's…
Descriptors: Troubleshooting, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Iino, Atsushi; Thomson, Ron I. – Research-publishing.net, 2018
In English as a Foreign Language (EFL) situations, it is important for educators to improve learners' sound recognition skill due to the variation of English found in the world. Furthermore, perceptual skill is a foundation leading to intelligibility in production. This study examined the effects of using High Variability Phonetic Training (HVPT)…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Phonetics
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Milliner, Brett – JALT CALL Journal, 2017
Many research studies into Extensive reading (ER) have recognized its potential for improving language learners' reading proficiency and other language skills. However, some recent reviews of ER research (e.g., Waring & McLean 2015; Nakanishi, 2015; Mori, 2015) have argued for more refinement in research design so that ER research can be more…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Pagel, James W.; Lambacher, Stephen G. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
As part of a longitudinal study on learner and instructor attitudes and patterns of computer and mobile device usage, we have attempted to identify how language instructors and students value their use in L2 learning. During the past five years at Aoyama Gakuin University (AGU) in Tokyo, we have surveyed both students and instructors annually in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Toyoda, Etsuko – The EUROCALL Review, 2016
There is cumulative evidence suggesting that hyper-glossing facilitates lower-level processing and enhances reading comprehension. There are plentiful studies on electronic dictionaries for English. However, research on e-dictionaries for languages with no boundaries between words is still scarce. The main aim for the current study is to…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Dictionaries, Japanese, Second Language Instruction
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Lockley, Thomas – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2015
This article uses the conceptual framework of second language willingness to communicate (L2 WTC), and in particular the contributory construct of international posture (IP; Yashima, 2002), to report on a content and language integrated learning (CLIL) course taught in the Japanese university context. The research follows up an exploratory,…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Banks, Sachie – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2014
This study explores the effectiveness and challenges of a collaborative drama project conducted in a beginner-level Japanese language university class. The project had two main objectives: firstly, it encouraged students to focus on linguistic elements during the process of writing, examining and editing the scenario, and to embed it in an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Linguistics, Drama, International Educational Exchange
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Hamilton, Robert – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2010
Online technology and streaming video have the potential to generate tremendous interest and motivation in ESL/EFL students. Unfortunately, as the basis for a task-based language teaching (TBLT) program, such technology often places students in a passive position and limits inter-student communication. This paper describes a successful TBLT course…
Descriptors: Video Technology, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction