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McLain, Terrill Reid – Teaching English with Technology, 2019
Today's students -- a generation electronically connected since birth -- are trying new innovative technology before they reach university. Integrating technology tools in classes has never been more accessible. Research supports using social media in the classroom to boost student engagement and is a good idea for many different subjects…
Descriptors: Social Media, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration, Learner Engagement
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Wernicke, Meike – TESL Canada Journal, 2019
In English-majority contexts such as British Columbia, French second language (FSL) teachers are increasingly encountering students who are also learning French in addition to English and their home languages. Research findings show that dual language learners are successfully supported through multilingual pedagogies that acknowledge and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Multilingualism, French
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Posada-Ortíz, Julia; Garzón-Duarte, Eliana – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2019
This article contains a description of a research project carried out with a group of English Language Pre-service Teachers (ELPTs) of a state University in Bogotá, Colombia. The purpose of the study was to portray the experiences, feelings and insights the ELPTs went through as English language learners. Autobiographies was the instrument to…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Granda, Carmen – Hispania, 2019
: Bookmapped storytelling, a pedagogical approach designed by Terence W. Cavanaugh and Jerome Burg (2011), allows students to trace a character's trajectory on a digital map. The use of this digital tool in foreign language education and its effectiveness in helping students reach proficiency remains little studied. In this article I explore the…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency
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Cohen, Anat; Ezra, Orit – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2018
Contextualised mobile assisted language learning (MALL) has been known for its potential in language learning rooted in social constructivism theories. However, a consistent approach to constituents of contextualised MALL, in addition to a quantitative tool to evaluate it, is missing in reported case studies. The present research, drawing upon…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Telecommunications
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Larion, Daniela; Albulescu, Andra-Cosmina – Romanian Review of Geographical Education, 2018
The study of English language as a foreign language for the Geography students in the universities of Romania has an important role in students' professional development and in the integration of Romanian academic education in the international context. The implementation of the Bologna Process' international programmes in "Alexandru Ioan…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Students
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Engelking, Tama Lea – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
The development of intercultural competence and foreign language skills in study abroad and the foreign language (FL) classroom is often seen as an either/or proposition due to lack of time, training or the availability of materials in the target language. The Critical Incident method (CI) provides an example of an intercultural training tool that…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Critical Incidents Method, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication
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Freiermuth, Mark R. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
In this project, 10 female Japanese students in the "Advanced Interpersonal Communication" course at a Japanese university used smartphone technology and a downloaded application to search for containers (called caches or geocaches) that had been hidden near the university campus by their instructor. The instructor placed different…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Telecommunications
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Ferrer, Erica; Staley, Kendra – CATESOL Journal, 2016
This article details the design and implementation of a reading program in a university EFL setting as a strategy to encourage creativity, critical thinking, collaborative learning, and reading for enjoyment (Anderson & Krathwohl, 2001; Richards & Renandya, 2002). This student-centered project challenged ELLs to address issues such as…
Descriptors: Program Design, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Vekemans, Herlinda – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2016
In the last few decades the medical community has increasingly underlined the necessity for medical students and healthcare professionals to acquire adequate and patient-friendly medical language and communication skills. Although teachers of foreign languages for medical purposes are usually not medically trained, their learners present them with…
Descriptors: Medical Education, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Edwards, Viv – TESOL in Context, 2015
In this paper, a series of vignettes is used to explore important current challenges in TESOL. These vignettes are drawn from many different settings, including Bengali-, Pahari- and Chinese-speaking children in UK primary schools, speakers of Aboriginal English in Australia and Chinese teachers of English on courses in Higher Education. A number…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Fajaria, Indah – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2013
There are such myriad ideas upon English teaching-learning process. Everybody can share each fabulous idea through various media. One of fun English learnings that can motivate EFL students' eagerness to practice English easily is an outdoor class activity. This project could sometimes deals with an outbound activities which provide the numerous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Outdoor Education, Class Activities
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Fortanet-Gómez, Immaculada – Across the Disciplines, 2011
After the harmonization process carried out in Spanish higher education following the Bologna Declaration, many universities have decided to introduce English as the language of instruction for some studies. From 2010, the new study programmes have been implemented, and there is an urgency to define what is meant by "teaching in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language of Instruction, Course Content
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Danchenko, Nonna – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2011
This paper describes an experiment carried out at International Pacific College (IPC) as part of an EAP (English for Academic Purposes) paper taught in year one of the BA programme. The trial was aimed at instilling students with the motivation to self-monitor their pronunciation, attempting to raise it to an internationally acceptable level of…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Student Motivation, Metacognition, Pronunciation