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Bachelor, Jeremy W.; Barros García, María Jesús – Online Submission, 2019
The present study sought to evaluate the pragmatic competence of heritage learners of Spanish in regard to compliment sequences and the impact that pragmatic lessons would have on these students. To this end, pre and post tests to assess pragmatic recognition in regard to Spanish compliments were designed by the researchers and completed by the…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish
Tavarez DaCosta, Pedro – Online Submission, 2019
The following work consists of a comparative research of two of the most outstanding immersion programs for foreign languages (Russian/English) that Dominican college students have ever undergone. The first one, happened decades ago in the cold distant Union of Soviet Socialist Republic where thousands of our students were sent as scholarship's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Russian
Champlin, Matthew C. – Online Submission, 2019
This IPP combines a literature review and a materials development project. The literature review outlines and supports the approach taken throughout the curriculum and the materials that were developed. First, it lays out the nature of Turkish universities' ELPPs [English Language Preparatory Programs]; then, it deals with the basic philosophy of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Curriculum
Tejada Reyes, Venecia – Online Submission, 2019
The teaching and learning of a foreign language is a complex process; since there has been a change in the pedagogy of the foreign language from a specific foreign language method to the measurement of linguistic performance and competence. In all areas of learning, motivation is essential to succeed. The aim of this study is to analyze the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Modern Languages, College Students
AlTarawneh, Mohammad Qasim; AlMithqal, Eyad Ahmad – Online Submission, 2019
This study aimed at investigating the perceptions of using first language (Arabic) in the ESP classroom from the viewpoints of both students and teachers of the Preparatory Year Department at an applied medical college in Saudi Arabia. It also intended to find out if there were significant differences in perceptions according to variables like…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, English for Special Purposes, Medical Students
Torres, Joel Mayo; Alieto, Ericson Olario – Online Submission, 2019
Using the Grammatical and Lexical Acceptability Questionnaire (GLAQ), the study aims to contextualize the extent of acceptance of PhE grammatical and lexical items among 400 pre-service basic education teachers in state universities in Luzon and Mindanao. It further determined the difference on the participants' extent of acceptability when…
Descriptors: Grammar, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
DerKhachadourian, Liza – Online Submission, 2019
Many university undergraduates consider writing assignments an overwhelming requirement. Traditional instructions rarely provide students with clear directions of how to use the Internet to search for authentic material and complete a task. The aim of this study was to scaffold the competence of EFL university students in writing an informative…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Kara, Ferda; Eker, Merve; Benzer, Semra – Online Submission, 2018
Today, technology has been developing rapidly. Especially in the last 20 years, the races to produce technology among developed countries and the madness of consumption have increased. Turkey, as a major developing country is not yet at the desired level and needs to change this situation. For this purpose, it is imperative that our children, whom…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Siu, Fiona Kwai-peng – Online Submission, 2018
Different approaches have been used to teach EFL students summary writing, including a genre-based approach (Chen & Su, 2012), implementing key words and question generation (Chou, 2012), and automatic scaffolding and concept mapping (Yang, 2015). This study aims to explore the effectiveness of another approach--one that might be more…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Generalization
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Irgatoglu, Aydan – Online Submission, 2018
This paper reports an action research study which aimed to avoid the use of mother tongue in reading comprehension activities. To this end, an action research study was designed and conducted with 30 elementary level students studying at the Preparatory school of Baskent University. The study was conducted in the first term of 2016-2017 academic…
Descriptors: Native Language, Reading Comprehension, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Diab, Abeer Ali Mahmoud; Abdel-Haq, Iman Muhamad; Aly, Mahsoub Abdel-Sadeq – Online Submission, 2018
This study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of using the CLIL approach to develop student teachers' EFL receptive skills. The study followed a pre-post experimental one group design. The participants were 38 third year students enrolled in English Language section, Faculty of Education, Benha University. To determine the most important and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Pretests Posttests, Language Teachers
Abdallah, Abdallah A. – Online Submission, 2018
This study conducted to assess the effectiveness of peer observation on enhancing teacher competence among teacher trainees during teaching practice: A case study of Mwenge Catholic University. The study used a cross-sectional design whereby the target population included first, second and third year education students, lecturers, and TP from…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Case Studies
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Ustuk, Özgehan – Online Submission, 2018
This study investigated how important Turkish EFL teachers perceive the ELT motivational strategies that are implemented in adult EFL teaching. 52 EFL instructors working in preparatory schools of foreign languages in four state universities in Turkey participated in the current study. The perceived importance of ELT motivational strategies was…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
Westbury, Laury A. – Online Submission, 2018
The Institute of Medicine (2012) and Benner, Sutphen, Leonard, and Day (2010) suggested a radical change within nursing education programs to move toward the goal of optimal patient care and to expand technologies and innovation. The World Health Organization (2011) supports the concept that health professionals must receive adequate education at…
Descriptors: Health Services, Simulation, Nursing Education, Patients
Zalzadeh Borazjani, Ashraf – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate how learner variables, including language proficiency, motivation, effort, and family background affect Iranian language learners' EFL vocabulary strategy use? Subjects in this study were 450 EFL students (N = 450) at Payam e Noor University, Borazjan, Iran. After a placement test, they were grouped into…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language)
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