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Kung, Fan-Wei – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
The past decade has witnessed a plethora of research in teaching second language reading, and how to teach with efficiency has gradually gained ground in the field of Second Language Acquisition. Even though empirical studies have revealed that there is a positive correlation between students' learning motivation and learning outcome for effective…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Strategies
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Bakla, Arif – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
It is often argued that current generations use digital technologies in different ways than older ones do. In response to the need for research on how younger generations use new technologies, this paper surveys identifiable patterns of technology use in EFL (English as a foreign language) and ESL (English as a second language) learners in daily…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Correlation
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Sauro, Shannon; Sundmark, Bjorn – ReCALL, 2019
This paper critically examines the integration of online fanfiction practices into an advanced university English language classroom. The fanfiction project, The Blogging Hobbit, was carried out as part of a course in the teacher education program at a Swedish university for students who were specializing in teaching English at the secondary…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cartoons
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Sundqvist, Pia – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
The purposes of this study are to examine the relation between playing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) games in the wild and L2 English vocabulary and to offer comparisons with non-gamers' vocabulary. Data were collected from two samples of teenage L2 English learners in Sweden, Sample A (N = 1,069) and Sample B (N = 16). Questionnaires and…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chan, Vivien Nga Man – ECNU Review of Education, 2019
Purpose: This article examines how individual, school, and social factors shape the perceptions of students in Senior Secondary Three (SS3; in some schools called Form Six [F6]) toward English private tutoring in Macao. Design/Approach/Methods: This is a comparative study of two F6 classes of an English-medium secondary school and four SS3 classes…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Secondary School Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Savchuk, Nataliya M.; Sichkar, Svitlana A.; Khlystun, Iryna V.; Shuliak, Svitlana A.; Avramenko, Valentina I. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of the study is to examine and evaluate the impact the the multimedia textbook-based interactive, based on ICT model learning environment provides for the learning styles of the university students majoring in Philology. The study sought to identify tangible (seemingly measurable) and intangible (difficult to measure) gains this…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Information Technology
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Liu, Chenchen; Sands-Meyer, Sarah; Audran, Jacques – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
Flipped classes are well-known for reversing the typical in-class lecture and out-of-class homework structure by instructing students to learn by themselves from on-line learning materials and inviting them to ask questions based on their individual difficulties in class. Many attempts at integrating this teaching method into English as a foreign…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chien, Chi-ying – English Language Teaching, 2019
The study of teaching translation has always been influenced by the theory of foreign language teaching, regardless of the theoretical or practical approaches the researchers used. In the classroom, students are frequently bored with translating grammar because they are seldom taught how grammar works. In view of this teaching gap, this study…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yu, Baohua – Educational Studies, 2019
This study examined (1) differences in background, integrative/instrumental motivation, learning approach, leaning strategy and proficiency in second language (L2) and (2) the determinants of learning outcomes between Hong Kong and Mainland (Chinese) students. To achieve this, a questionnaire survey was distributed to 773 s language learners…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Learning Strategies, Curriculum Design, Language Proficiency
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Ahmed, Abdelhamid; Ibrahim, Ahmed Fathy – Arab Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2019
Translation constitutes a problem for many students worldwide and Arab students in particular due to the ineffective approaches to the teaching of translation. The current study aimed at measuring the effect of a proposed blended learning programme on developing Egyptian secondary students' translation skills from English into Arabic; and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Blended Learning, Translation
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Alsmari, Nuha Abdullah – English Language Teaching, 2019
The present study sought to investigate the effect of using Edmodo, a Web 2.0 tool, as a supportive blended learning tool in developing EFL Saudi students' paragraph writing skills at Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz University, KSA. Eighty students majoring in English at the college level one participated in the study. The participants were randomly…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Motivation
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Hirotani, Maki; Fujii, Kiyomi – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2019
Telecollaboration has been considered to have great potential for the development of L2 learners' intercultural communicative competence (ICC), so an examination of what benefits L2 learners receive through telecollaboration is necessary. Also, L2 learners' use of culturally specific expressions, such as proverbs, has not been adequately…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, Proverbs, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Bagheri, Mehdi; Hadian, Bahram; Vaez-Dalili, Mehdi – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The present study intended to examine the effectiveness of the Vaughan method for the development of EFL learners' speaking skill. The Vaughan method was compared with two other methods, namely the Audiolingual method and communicative language teaching with regard to the development of learners' speaking skill. In a quasi-experimental design,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Ma, Xingxing; Yodkamlue, Butsakorn – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2019
This study investigated the effects of a self-developed mobile app on Chinese university EFL learners' vocabulary learning and retention. Their perceptions of the mobile app were also explored. Data were collected using mixed methods. The results can be summarized as follow: firstly, the students using the mobile app could learn more words than…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Computer Software, Asians, College Students
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Saffari, Narges – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Metacognitive knowledge is a comparatively constant information show how human beings learn and process information in general and individual. It is also considered as a significant element in learners' achievement inside and outside the classroom. The purpose of this paper is to understand the knowledge and beliefs L2 learners bring to writing…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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