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Sevim, Oguzhan; Veyis, Fatih – Online Submission, 2020
The purpose of this study is to develop a scale to measure the level of avoidance of foreign language learners towards the target culture. The study group consisted of 500 freshmen at Atatürk University who study in education, science, social and health sciences. In the study, an item pool consisting of 69 questions was prepared as a data…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries
Go Silk, Byron B.; Medriano, Ramon S., Jr.; Dela Cruz, Sonny Boy C.; Deran, Jerry James C.; Alieto, Ericson O.; Abdon, Marites M.; Rillo, Richard M.; Lucas, Irene Rochelle G. – Online Submission, 2020
This quantitative investigation involved 1,054 pre-service teacher respondents with mean age = 20.21 (SD=3.124). This cross-sectional study gathered data through the creation of four research tools validated and pilot tested. Moreover, three of the research tools (AChavQ, AFilQ, AEngQ) were determined to be of 'excellent' reliability, while one is…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Case Studies
Adarkwah, Michael Agyemang; Zeyuan, Yu – Online Submission, 2020
The English language has become an essential means for communication and studies for international students globally. With the increasing number of international students trooping to China to study diverse courses which are taught in the English medium, there is a need to address challenges faced by international students from non native English…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Dalimunthe, R. Nadia R. P.; Nurwanti, Dahlya Indra; Muhtar, Siti Nuraeni; Hilaliyah, Nurul – Online Submission, 2019
Mahasantri (an Islamic university students) is an agent for Islamic Higher Education Institution to face the Moderate Islam Malay Era. In Indonesia, for example, there is a university boarding school program for Mahasantri to improve their personality and competence. This study is trying to find out whether the program has been aligned with their…
Descriptors: Islam, College Students, Higher Education, Religious Education
Khaleel Mohammad Abdul-Ghafa, Abdul-Qader; Alrefaee, Yasser – Online Submission, 2019
This study investigated the relationship between language learning strategies and achievement among Yemeni EFL university students. It also identified the differences between high and low achievers in using language learning strategies. Seventy students were randomly selected from the fourth level on the basis of their university scores as high…
Descriptors: Correlation, Learning Strategies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Gerencheal, Berhane; Mishra, Deepanjali; Tesfay, Ataklti – Online Submission, 2019
The study was conducted on 38 University EFL major students and on their 10 EFL teachers to examine their belief towards the role of using Technology Assisted Language Teaching (TALT-Hereafter) in minimizing students' FLA. The data were gathered using both qualitative and quantitative methods. The quantitative data was collected using by GBM and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Second Language Instruction
Omar, Youssif Zaghwani – Online Submission, 2019
Studies and research reveal that most English language learners (ELLs) encounter challenges when they write an academic paper in English due to lack of grammar. As most international universities require passing international tests as TOEFL, IELTS, GMAT, GRE, and other tests with high level, most international students fail to achieve this…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Grammar, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Abdulhady, Saad E. S.; AL-Darraji, Othman O. A. – Online Submission, 2019
Translating linguistic terms has taken little concern from translation researchers and scholars. This research paper discusses the attempts made by senior students of the English department, University of Benghazi, at EL-Marj Campus when they translate linguistic terms (or names of their department courses). In order to examine their translations,…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Translation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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
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Kiliçkaya, Ferit – Online Submission, 2019
The current study aims to determine the effect of multiple-choice, matching, gap-fill and word formation items used in assessing L2 vocabulary on learners' performance and to obtain the learners' views regarding the use of these types of items in vocabulary assessment. The convenience sampling method was selected, and the participants of the study…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Multiple Choice Tests
Cesur, Kürsat; Özi?sler, Narin – Online Submission, 2019
Undoubtedly, foreign language teaching intends to make students obtain the required competence so as to get the linguistic knowledge needed in a foreign language. With this respect, a textbook should supply to the users as much as possible, be satisfactory to fit into the syllabus, and meet all the needs and expectations of the students during the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
Abdala, Ayman Hamad Elneil Hamdan; Elnadeef, Elsadig Ali Elsadig – Online Submission, 2019
This study investigates English language anxiety and stress among Saudi students in the First Year in College of Sciences and Arts in Dharan Aljanoub who study an English intensive course. It demonstrates the major causes of language anxiety and stress in English class. The study is based on descriptive analytical approach. The researchers used a…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Anxiety, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Correa-Pérez, Roxanna; Sanhueza-Jara, María Gabriela – Online Submission, 2019
Autonomy in language learning is recognized as a basic skill language learners need to develop. This study describes the autonomous work activities university students carry out in a first-semester course of an English teaching program, and the amount of time they invest in each of these activities. Moreover, it describes the teachers' perspective…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Kilickaya, Ferit – Online Submission, 2019
The current study comprises the views of the pre-service English language teachers on the process of coursebook evaluation and creating supplementary activities for the coursebook written for the fifth graders at middle schools in Turkey. The participants included seniors in the Department of Foreign Language Education at a state university in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)
Yaman, Ismail – Online Submission, 2019
This qualitative study aims to reveal pre-service English language teachers' perceptions concerning 'teaching English to young learners' through metaphors. It has been carried out with the participation of 83 4th grade undergraduate students attending the English Language Teaching Programme at Ondokuz Mayis University. The data have been collected…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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