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Lee, Icy – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2013
This article describes a university-school collaboration project that investigates six English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers' attempts to change conventional feedback approaches in three secondary schools of Hong Kong, indicating the benefits university-school collaboration can reap for both teacher educators and school teachers.
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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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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Carson, Lorna; Do, Eunjee – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2013
A growth in interest in Korean contemporary culture in Europe has benefitted Korean language studies in Higher Education. This article describes an innovative Korean language programme in the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Since its establishment as a pilot project in 2010, the Korean…
Descriptors: Korean, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction
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Freedman, Leora – Across the Disciplines, 2013
A reading-writing initiative began in 2011-12 at the University of Toronto as a partnership between an East Asian Studies (EAS) department and an English Language Learning (ELL) Program. In this institution, students are expected to enter into scholarly discussions in their first year essays, yet many (both native English speakers and non-native…
Descriptors: Reading Writing Relationship, Foreign Countries, Asian Studies, English (Second Language)
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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
Fortanet-Gómez, Inmaculada – Multilingual Matters, 2013
This book offers a unique view of multilingualism in higher education from a global perspective. It presents a contextualised case of a multilingual language policy which takes the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. The volume discusses various approaches to multilingual education including CLIL and then proposes guidelines…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, School Policy
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Halasa, Najwa Hanna; Al-Manaseer, Majeda – College Student Journal, 2012
This paper aims to study new techniques in second language learning involving the active use of the mother tongue in classroom situations. Several teaching methods will be discussed such as The Alternating Approach, The New Concurrent Method, and Community Language Learning method. These methods of employing the first language recognise the link…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Communication Skills
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Kunioshi, Nilson; Noguchi, Judy; Hayashi, Hiroko; Tojo, Kazuko – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2012
Oral communication skills are essential for engineers today and, as they are included in accreditation criteria of educational programmes, their teaching and evaluation deserve attention. However, concrete aspects as to what should be taught and evaluated in relation to oral communication skills have not been sufficiently established. In this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Engineering, Web Sites
Stephens, Crissa – English Teaching Forum, 2012
Pre-service teachers around the world face a unique challenge: bridging the gap between traditional teaching focused on grammar translation and receptive skills, and communicative teaching aimed at well-rounded communication skills. Many new EFL teachers learned English in a traditional context that emphasized memorization and grammar, but after…
Descriptors: Action Research, Teaching Methods, Research Projects, English (Second Language)
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Carolan, Lynne; Wang, Lijuan – ELT Journal, 2012
Peer observation of teaching often occurs at a local level or national level, seldom internationally. Victoria University, Australia, and Chinese institutions Henan University and Central University of Finance and Economics have a transnational partnership involving local students studying courses originating in Australia and Chinese students who…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Observation, Foreign Countries, English Teachers
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Miller, Lindsay; Hafner, Christoph A.; Fun, Connie Ng Kwai – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
This article presents a new approach to English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course design. Situated in the context of an English-medium university in Hong Kong, the article describes an undergraduate course in English for science, which focused not only on traditional academic genres but also engaged students in the creation of a multimodal…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Video Technology, Student Projects, Student Attitudes
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Derince, Zeynep Mine – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2012
This paper seeks to picture the politically and ideologically-oriented power relations and inequalities that link to their social, economic, and cultural relations in the education system of Turkey. An in-class project is conducted with students learning English in a preparatory class in a state university that concentrates on scrutinizing the…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Class Activities, Foreign Countries, Teaching Experience
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Liou, Hsien-Chin – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2012
Various language learning projects using "Second Life" (SL) have been documented; still, their specific learning potentials, particularly in English as a foreign language (EFL) context, remain to be explored. The current study aims to add one piece of empirical evidence on how SL can be infused into a computer-assisted language learning…
Descriptors: Evidence, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Internet
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Griffiths, Carol – ELT Journal, 2012
This article begins with a brief overview of some of the salient issues that have impacted on teaching practice in recent years. In order to canvass teacher concerns regarding these issues, a questionnaire was given to a class of practising teachers studying for a Masters degree in ELT at a Turkish university asking them to rate a number of key…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Hawes, Thomas; Thomas, Sarah – Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 2012
If assignments are to present clear arguments that a reader may follow without confusion or rereading, learners need to master a range of thematic options and employ them in proportions appropriate to the target genre. This paper builds upon recent theoretical work on a) genre differences in terms of thematisation between two British newspapers,…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Foreign Countries, English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning
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