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Dewaele, Jean-Marc; Magdalena, Andrea Franco; Saito, Kazuya – Modern Language Journal, 2019
The present study explores the relationship between Foreign Language Enjoyment (FLE) and Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety (FLCA) and a number of teacher-centered variables within the Spanish classroom context. Participants were 210 former and current learners of English as a foreign language (EFL) from all over Spain who filled out an online…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Teacher Characteristics
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Jordano de la Torre, María – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The last five years have been witnessing the publication of two crucial documents in the field of language teaching and technology: 'CEFR: Companion Volume with New Descriptors' (Council of Europe, 2018) and 'DigCompEdu' (Punie & Redecker, 2017). These publications will be decisive for the design of new study plans aimed at the training of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Language Teachers, Information Technology
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Basterrechea, María; Leeser, Michael J. – Language Awareness, 2019
Research on form focused instruction has provided support for the use of collaborative tasks in which learners focus their attention on formal aspects of language and consciously reflect on their own language use (i.e. produce language-related episodes or LREs). A strand of research on LREs in different educational contexts examines the effect of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency, Language of Instruction
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Fondo, Marta; Jacobetty, Pedro; Erdocia, Iker – Research-publishing.net, 2018
Videoconferences are a perfect scenario for autonomous Foreign Language (FL) and intercultural speaking practices. However, it is also a threatening context as learners communicate in an FL, often with a stranger and about personal information and experiences. That may lead to increase Foreign Language Anxiety (FLA) among participants, affecting…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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Melchor-Couto, Sabela – ReCALL, 2018
In recent years, a considerably high number of research studies have looked into the use of virtual worlds (VWs) for language learning. A number of authors have hypothesised about the effects of anonymity when foreign language interactions are conducted via VWs. This study addresses the effect that the anonymity experienced in VW interaction may…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Computer Simulation, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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Llanes, Àngels; Tragant, Elsa; Serrano, Raquel – Language Learning Journal, 2018
The present study examines the effects that a 3-week study-abroad (SA) experience and a set of individual differences have on the foreign language (FL) development of a group of 64 Catalan/Spanish speakers, learners of English as an FL. Moreover, the present study attempts to account for the outcome differences between successful and less…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Study Abroad
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Núñez, Juan L.; Bolaños-Medina, Alicia – Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 2018
Translation as a decision-making process, associated with problem-solving activity, has been approached by a relatively long tradition of scholars and is still at the core of process-oriented research in translation studies. After reviewing the main contributions on this subject, the concepts of 'competence' and 'intrinsic motivation' are analysed…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Problem Solving, Translation, Student Attitudes
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Lasagabaster, David – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
This paper describes a two-month longitudinal study in which five secondary education students learning English as a foreign language at school will be interviewed in order to analyse how their motivation varies during this period and what variables affect their motivational changes. The emphasis will thus be on motivation's dynamicity and…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Systems Approach, Secondary School Students, Learning Motivation
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Cáceres-Lorenzo, M-Teresa; Salas-Pascual, Marcos; Afonzo-de-Tovar, Isabel-Cristina; Vera-Cazorla, M-Jesús; Santana-Alvarado, Yaiza; Santana-Quintana, Cristina – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This article investigates 292 postgraduate students of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain), through a Likert-scale questionnaire. This inquiry was about private, educational actions and learning valuation of a foreign language and its relation with the learning of one or several foreign languages. The analysis of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Likert Scales
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Villafuerte, Jhonny; Romero, Asier – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
This work aims to study learners' attitudes towards practicing English Language on Social Networks Sites (SNS). The sample involved 110 students from the University Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabi in Ecuador, and the University of the Basque Country in Spain. The instrument applied was a Likert scale questionnaire designed Ad hoc by the researchers,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish
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Santos, Alaitz; Cenoz, Jasone; Gorter, Durk – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2017
The present study focuses on the link between three factors, proficiency, language certificates and bilingualism, and levels of communicative anxiety in the third language (English) in two groups of adult users, university students and young professionals. The first group consisted of 217 university students who were enrolled at the University of…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Anxiety, Questionnaires, English (Second Language)
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Barros-del Río, Maria A. – English Language Teaching, 2016
In an attempt to overcome the fragmentation of theoretical and practical post-structuralist strands applied to the teaching of EFL, this article explores how critical and feminist perspectives can inform the TESOL practice through the inclusion of the voices and experiences of those who have been excluded from dominant discourses according to the…
Descriptors: Feminism, Language Variation, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
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Lasagabaster, David – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2016
English-medium instruction (EMI) is considered to be one of the main instruments to internationalize universities all over the world. Due to its recent implementation, research on linguistic outcomes is on the increase, whereas non-linguistic outcomes have been neglected. In fact, research on motivation in traditional English as a foreign language…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language of Instruction, International Education
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Cubillos, Jorge H.; Ilvento, Thomas – Foreign Language Annals, 2012
This article reports the findings of an investigation into the impact of study abroad experiences on self-efficacy perceptions among foreign language (FL) learners. Thirty-nine American college students taking part in both short-term and semester-long academic programs in France and Spain completed self-efficacy surveys at the beginning and at the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Statistical Analysis, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
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