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Bonelli, Nadezhda; Nibbs, Anna – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This paper presents an innovative project-based learning activity meant to support language beginner students to develop, via their core curriculum, five enterprise capabilities ("authentic problem-solving;" "innovation and creativity;" "risk-taking;" "taking action;" and "true collaboration"),…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, High School Students
Khan, Jalal Uddin – Online Submission, 2019
Having hardly learnt any English or having at best learnt wrong English (which is worse than no English) during their junior and secondary school years and having little or no exposure to English outside their classrooms, and partly due to certain weaknesses and shortcomings in what the teachers teach and how they teach, college students in some…
Descriptors: Grammar, Spelling, Pronunciation, English (Second Language)
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Gao, Linghui – English Language Teaching, 2019
College English writing is one of the four basic skills in English learning, which can objectively reflect students' language ability. Whereas, English writing is considered to be the most difficult part to improve. As we can see, in the essays of the Chinese college students, there often appears Chinglish, correct in grammar but unauthentic in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Phrase Structure
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Larsen-Freeman, Diane – Language Teaching, 2017
In this "First Person Singular" essay, the author describes her education, teaching experience, and interest in understanding the learning of language. Anyone reading this essay will not be surprised to learn that the author's questions about language learning and optimal teaching methods were only met with further questions, and no…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Education
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Ponomareva, Lyubov Dmitrievna; Churilina, Lyubov Nikolaevna; Buzhinskaya, Darya Sergeyevna; Derevskova, Elena Nikolayevna; Dorfman, Oksana Vyacheslavovna; Sokolova, Elena Petrovna – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Emphasis on universal learning activities of each student rather than acquisition of ready knowledge, as well as on how an individual masters a language necessitate the development and application of innovative technologies promoting functional-semantic and textual approaches. In the modern context, Russian language teachers, along with knowledge…
Descriptors: Russian, Computational Linguistics, Learning Activities, Language Teachers
Abdallah, Mahmoud M. S. – Online Submission, 2015
"Special education" has become a prominent field that needs some attention in pre-service teacher education programmes offered by educational and teacher training institutions (e.g. Egyptian colleges of education at university). Like normal students, students with special educational needs (e.g. physical and mental disabilities, learning…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Special Needs Students
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Kwon, Oh-Woog; Lee, Kiyoung; Kim, Young-Kil; Lee, Yunkeun – Research-publishing.net, 2015
This paper introduces a Dialog-Based Computer-Assisted second-Language Learning (DB-CALL) system using semantic and grammar correctness evaluations and the results of its experiment. While the system dialogues with English learners about a given topic, it automatically evaluates the grammar and content properness of their English utterances, then…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Semantics, Grammar, Teaching Methods
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Bobkina, Jelena; Domínguez, Elena – English Language Teaching, 2015
Bilingual Education is a must in Spain nowadays. Its implementation during the past ten years has involved a meaningful change in teaching methodology. For the first time now our students have the chance to speak and to listen to the target language before they start mastering grammar. As part of this process, English literature is being…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Bilingual Education
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Dixon, Edward M.; Hondo, Junko – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2014
This paper will describe pedagogical approaches for re-purposing an open educational resource (OER) designed and produced by the Deutsche Welle. This free online program, "Deutsch Interaktiv," consists of authentic digital videos, slideshows and audio texts and gives a contemporary overview of the culture and language in Germany, Austria…
Descriptors: Open Education, Educational Resources, German, 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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Prince, Peter – Language Teaching Research, 2013
The listening comprehension skill is frequently cited by both teachers and learners of a second language (L2) as perhaps the most difficult to deal with in any systematic way. One possible approach is to use the dictogloss task. This involves learners reconstructing a short text they have listened to. Originally developed to draw learners'…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Grammar
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Rybicki, Jan-Mikael; Nieminen, Juhana – Research-publishing.net, 2012
As a part of language learning at schools and universities, students write a variety of texts, such as essays, short compositions and reports, which are then read by teachers who typically comment on the content and grammar of these texts to help the students improve their skills as writers. Although teachers can simply use pen and paper, or a…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Feedback (Response), Writing Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Abrar-Ul-Hassan, Shahid – CATESOL Journal, 2010
Independent lexical development initiatives empower and equip language learners with skills to boost their lexical repertoires. Language instructors can train learners to be autonomous word learners. A sample activity, namely word of the day, is presented in this article. The activity is an independent lexical learning task, which aims to develop…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction