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Keser, Kubra; Yavuz, Faith – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Different ideas and different perspectives on classroom management have long been debated. This study opens a new horizon in classroom management issue by shedding light on the classroom management problems and strategies to overcome these problems by student-teachers at teaching practice courses. The research was designed with a mixed method by…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Alipour, Shahram – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Teacher's motivation plays a key role in their career success. Recognising the factors which impede an ideal performance in teaching helps curriculum developers and instructional managers to resolve the issue as much as possible. This is not valueless to investigate and deploy possible solutions from which are being experienced in different types…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sanchez, Alfonso Corbacho; Magro, Luis Javier Conejero – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This article proves statistically the effectiveness of humour in the teaching of English and German to Spanish students of foreign languages. The referred lexicon is particularly troublemaking because of the difficulties that such vocabulary poses for Spanish learners of not-Latin-originated languages. The approach followed is a quantitative and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Humor
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Syunina, Anastasia S.; Yarmakeev, Iskander E.; Pimenova, Tatiana S.; Abdrafikova, Albina R. – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The aim of this study is to monitor, analyse and assess the effectiveness of using idioms in mastering students' vocabulary knowledge and improving speech in EFL class. The leading research method was a three-stage experiment. To successfully conduct the experiment, there were compiled a list of an active vocabulary and a list of English idioms…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Language Patterns, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Demirci, Cavide; Yavaslar, Erhan – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Active learning strategy has an important role in helping students gain twenty-first-century skills such as creativity, collaboration, responsibility and effective communication. By being more active and free in classrooms, students take their own learning responsibility. In this study, we wanted to see the active learning strategy through…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Abdolrezapour, Parisa – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Over the last three decades, emotional intelligence (EI) has received considerable empirical attention especially in academic context. Following this line of research, the study reported in this paper investigated the relationship between trait EI and EFL learners' second language (L2) oral performance. A sample of 102 Iranian EFL students, all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Emotional Intelligence
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Nejati, Ebrahim; Jahangiri, Amir; Salehi, Mohammad Reza – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This study examines the effect of computer-assisted language learning on the vocabulary learning of Iranian EFL learners, in which 40 pre-intermediate and intermediate students enrolled at Iran Language Institute, Urmia, Iran were selected as participants. The participants were randomly assigned to two experimental groups and two control ones. The…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Experimental Groups
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Kaymakamoglu, Sibel Ersel – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
Since contemporary views of learning and teaching place learners in the center of learning process, most of the researchers and practitioners have directed their attention to understanding what goes on in the mind of the learners during the process of learning and teaching. In the area of English language learning and teaching this perspective…
Descriptors: Guidance, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Student Attitudes
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Zamani, Gerannaz; Ebadi, Saman – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2016
The structure of the conclusion sections in Research Papers (RPs) is of significance in academic writing. The conclusion section in spite of providing an outline of the article, states other essential components, such as recommendations, implications and statements of possible lines of future research. This paper analyses the conclusion parts of…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Indo European Languages
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Gozcu, Emine; Caganaga, Cagda Kivanc – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2016
This paper aims to find out how games are important and effective when used in EFL classrooms. Two different kinds of qualitative research methods: semi-structured interviews and observation were conducted in this study. Multi-method triangulation is used throughout the study. The data was carried out through audio-recorded interview and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students
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Hursen, Cigdem; Salaz, Dursun – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2016
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of authentic childhood games in teaching English. The study group of the research consists of 43 5-year-old kindergarten students. The study was carried out in the first semester of 2014-2015 academic year. An experimental method was used in this study to state the effects of teaching English…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Educational Games, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Abdolrezapour, Parisa; Fallah, Elahe – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2015
This study has sought to explore the effect of reflective teaching on learner autonomy and the intrinsic motivation of Iranian upper-intermediate female learners. The subjects included 60 adult upper-intermediate EFL learners chosen out of ninety, based on the scores obtained through administration of the TOEFL exam. They were randomly assigned to…
Descriptors: Reflective Teaching, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Personal Autonomy