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Brittain, Elise – English Teaching Forum, 2019
When you want to learn about teacher training in Namangan, everyone knows--ask Mamura. Mamura Alimova is a senior teacher in the English Philology Department at Namangan State University, located in the beautiful Fergana Valley of eastern Uzbekistan. Ms. Alimova, through her involvement in countless projects, has established herself as an…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Xu, Bo – English Language Teaching, 2019
Recently, many local normal universities have been carrying out transformation and development project. Leshan Normal University, a local normal university, is prone to change traditional talents cultivation mode. By taking LSNU as an example, this paper attempts to make an exploration on constructing application-oriented talents training system…
Descriptors: Talent Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ren, Junhong; Wang, Na – English Language Teaching, 2018
Production-oriented approach may provide us with a brand new perspective to our current college English reading instruction. Under this approach, teaching reforms need to be initiated in respects of teaching objectives, teaching materials, teaching methods and assessment. Instructors are required to design appropriate output tasks to stimulate…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tabaro, Cyprien – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2018
Since its insertion in 1998, Kigali Institute of Education, currently known as College of Education under the University of Rwanda, henceforth "The University of Rwanda-College of Education (UR-CE)?, it`s first mission has been training and producing teachers for secondary schools in Rwanda. To a certain extent, bearing in mind that Rwanda…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Competency Based Education, Foreign Countries, Schools of Education
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Zhu, Yan; Shu, Dingfang – Language Teaching, 2017
As one of the two "educational special zones" in China, Shanghai is launching a new round of curriculum reforms centring on "lide shuren," viz. "fostering integrity and promoting rounded development of people" (Hu 2012). Apart from piloting a new plan for "Gaokao," the national college entrance examination…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Maseko, Pam; Vale, Peter – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2016
In this interview, African Language expert Pam Maseko speaks of her own background and her first encounter with culture outside of her mother tongue, isiXhosa. A statistical breakdown of South African languages is provided as background. She discusses Western (originally missionary) codification of African languages and suggests that this approach…
Descriptors: African Languages, Language Role, Universities, Teaching Methods
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Brine, John; Kaneko, Emiko; Heo, Younghyon; Vazhenin, Alexander; Bateson, Gordon – Research-publishing.net, 2015
In 2014, the University of Aizu was accepted for participation in Japan's national TOP Global University (TGU) initiative. In this paper, we describe our use of video interviewing to prepare Japanese students for our Global Experience Gateway study abroad TGU project. Our university specializes in computer science education at undergraduate and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Interviews, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Jellick, Matthew – English Teaching Forum, 2015
This article describes the teaching experiences of Dawit Negeri, a teacher in the English Department at Ambo University for the past five years. With a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Mr. Negeri is familiar with the subject, using his knowledge to share with students the importance of…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Mansfield, Gillian – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2014
This article intends to show how situation comedies may be used in the English language classroom to develop awareness-raising activities aimed at soliciting an understanding of essentially pragmatic and cultural aspects of everyday language. After a brief overview of studies on pragmatic teachability (Rose and Kasper 2001, 2002) and learnability…
Descriptors: Grammar, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Ward, Lisa-Jane – Victorian Journal of Music Education, 2014
Music departments in Chinese universities incorporate Western musicology and instruments as part of their undergraduate or graduate courses (or both). However, many of these students may have had limited exposure to Western classical music and English, as a medium of communication. Furthermore, these courses are predominantly offered in Chinese.…
Descriptors: Chinese, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Bilingual Education
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Zashchitina, Galina – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
The given article intends to focus on some approaches to teaching English as a second language at an advanced or proficient level. The paper primarily deals with the ways in which stylistic aspect of newspaper language can be put to use by university students thus becoming an integral part of their classroom discourse. The study aims at presenting…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Second Language Learning, Newspapers, News Reporting
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Kettle, Margaret – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2011
This paper joins growing interest in the concept of practice, and uses it to reconceptualise international student engagement with the demands of study at an Australian university. Practice foregrounds institutional structures and student agency and brings together psychologically- and socially-oriented perspectives on international student…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Education Courses, Teaching Methods, Models
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Galetcaia, Tatiana; Thiessen, Loreena – TESL Canada Journal, 2010
Besides language competence, international students must develop a systematic approach to processing information and follow up with co-construction of the knowledge acquired. Critical thinking is a crucial principle commonly required in North American universities for evaluating academic texts. This practice may present certain difficulties for…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Educational Environment
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Baurain, Bradley – TESOL Journal, 2010
In this article, the author talks about a diary project that arose from a situation that was both an opportunity and a challenge. While teaching in Vietnam in the spring of 2004, the author received an invitation from the national university in Hanoi. The letter asked him to teach there and specifically to develop a postgraduate course called…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Diaries, English (Second Language)
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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
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