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Nader, Alison – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Institution-Wide Language Programme (IWLP) modules are a popular option for international students at the University of Reading. Student feedback and module results show that some of these students face particular challenges in relation to their peers. In this paper, we describe how a team teaching Beginners French -- Common European Framework of…
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Li, Miao – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The present paper discusses ways of incorporating two digital tools, Desire2Learn (D2L) and Google Docs, in language teaching and learning. Data were collected from four French language modules offered at the University of Calgary. Through the analysis of the tutor's observations and module evaluations, this paper explores the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Computer Software, Second Language Learning
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Goria, Cecilia, Ed.; Guetta, Lea, Ed.; Hughes, Neil, Ed.; Reisenleutner, Sandra, Ed.; Speicher, Oranna, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This volume examines many of the complex issues regarding the language skills and professional competencies acquired by students studying Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at universities in the United Kingdom and across Europe. It also outlines the innovative pedagogical strategies, methods, and resources employed by language academics to help…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Language Teachers
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Brick, Billy; Cervi-Wilson, Tiziana – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Coventry University Institution Wide Language Programme (IWLP) offers beginners language learning modules to approximately 3,000 students. Each module is taught over 11 weeks for a total of one hour and 40 minutes and two of the weeks are used for in class tests, so tutors generally agree that students need to practise their skills outside the…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, French
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Gabauda, Odette; Nocchi, Susanna – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Despite a rapid growth of Open Educational Resource (OER) availability, Thoms and Thoms (2014) note that few empirical studies examine the impact of OERs on foreign language learning and teaching. This paper presents an action research study investigating the embedding of selected components of DigiLanguages, an OER for Digital Literacies (DLs)…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational Change
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Comas-Quinn, Anna; Fuertes Gutiérrez, Mara – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This project aimed to explore how online open communities and resources could be used for language learning in a higher education context. Advanced language learners were introduced to translation and subtitling, and the use of open content to maintain their language skills post-graduation whilst engaging in a meaningful activity, namely sharing…
Descriptors: Speeches, Translation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Liakin, Denis; Cardoso, Walcir; Waddington, David; Liakina, Natallia – Research-publishing.net, 2018
This study explores the pedagogical use of "Astronautes Français Langue Seconde (Astronautes FLS)", a cooperative digital game, in second/foreign language (L2) French teaching. It has two goals: (1) to introduce "Astronautes FLS" and its conceptualization, and (2) to report the results of a feasibility study in which we…
Descriptors: French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency
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Rosell-Aguilar, Fernando, Ed.; Beaven, Tita, Ed.; Fuertes Gutiérrez, Mara, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2018
This edited volume contains 11 short papers selected from the 2017 Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University conference (InnoConf), which took place on the 16th of June at The Open University. The theme of the conference was "Integrating Informal Learning into Formal Language Education." The aim of the conference was to…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Van Marsenille, Anne – Research-publishing.net, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate and compare the informal learning activities which French-speaking higher education students in Brussels engage in while learning English and Dutch. The informal learning of English was investigated in 2012, while the informal learning of Dutch was studied in 2015 and then compared to the informal…
Descriptors: Informal Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Indo European Languages
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Sarré, Cédric, Ed.; Whyte, Shona, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2017
This volume intends to address key issues related to research in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) teaching and learning by bringing together current research at the intersection of the theoretical and practical dimensions of ESP. Readers will discover a treasury of information they will find useful to their own understanding of research into…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Needs Assessment
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Fries, Marie-Hélène – Research-publishing.net, 2017
The objective of this chapter is to explore the relevance of cognitive linguistics for teaching [noun] + [noun] constructions to French learners of English for Specific Purposes (ESP), and more specifically, for process engineering. After a review of research on Compound Nouns (CNs) and explicit versus implicit learning, three basic tenets of…
Descriptors: Grammar, Morphology (Languages), Syntax, English for Special Purposes
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Koglbauer, René; Andersen, Elizabeth; Stewart, Sophie – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This case study introduces a final year undergraduate module in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University. The module offers a model for embedding careers in modern languages teaching into the curriculum, and thereby enhancing student employability. The case study gives an insight into the various strands of activity undertaken by the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Modern Languages, Teaching Methods
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Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi, Ed.; Bradley, Linda, Ed.; Thouësny, Sylvie, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
The 23rd EUROCALL conference was held in Cyprus from the 24th to the 27th of August 2016. The theme of the conference this year was "CALL Communities and Culture." It offered a unique opportunity to hear from real-world CALL practitioners on how they practice CALL in their communities, and how the CALL culture has developed in local and…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Ali, Saandia – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This paper reports on the early stages of a locally funded research and development project taking place at Rennes 2 university. It aims at developing a comprehensive pedagogical framework for pronunciation training for adult learners of English. This framework will combine a direct approach to pronunciation training (face-to-face teaching) with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Pronunciation, Pronunciation Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Burston, Jack; Georgiadou, Olga; Monville-Burston, Monique – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This article describes the use of instructional technology to promote, through a combination of behaviorist/structuralist and communicative/action-based methodologies, correct pronunciation of French as a Foreign Language (FFL) to native Greek-speaking false-beginner-level learners. It is based on the analysis of a teaching programme, complemented…
Descriptors: French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Questionnaires
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