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Hbaci, Ilham A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The primary purpose of this quantitative survey research with supplemental qualitative data was to evaluate issues related to the integration of technology into Libyan higher education from Libyan educators' perspectives. All participants were Libyan educators who worked at the main universities in Eastern Libya (Benghazi and Omer Al-Moktar). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration
McCrostie, James – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2007
Previous research has found that native English speakers can judge, with a relatively high degree of accuracy, the frequency of words in the English language. However, there has been little investigation of the ability to judge the frequency of high and middle frequency words. Similarly, the accuracy of EFL teachers' frequency judgements remains…
Descriptors: Word Frequency, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Native Speakers
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Hancioglu, Nilgun; Neufeld, Steven; Eldridge, John – English for Specific Purposes, 2008
This article describes two complementary research projects into lexical patterning and frequency in general and academic English. The research suggests that treating current popularly used wordlists such as the General Service List (GSL) and the Academic Word List (AWL) as distinct constructs is of questionable merit. Rather, there are strong…
Descriptors: Word Lists, Word Frequency, English (Second Language), Academic Discourse
Hinrichs, Ronald W. – Elementary English, 1975
Spelling programs will be most effective if centered around high frequency lists and incorporate an efficient teaching method with an effective learning procedure. (JH)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Instruction, Learning Modalities, Self Evaluation
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Pao, Miranda Lee – Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 1978
Describes a method of selecting index terms directly from a word frequency list, an idea originally suggested by Goffman. Results of the analysis of word frequencies of two articles seem to indicate that the automated selection of index terms from a frequency list holds some promise for automatic indexing. (Author/MBR)
Descriptors: Automatic Indexing, Comparative Analysis, Experiments, Indexing
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Wipf, Joseph – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2004
Although a number of word-frequency lists exist in German, there is an absence of studies investigating the relative frequency with which various grammatical structures are used. Traditionally, extended modifiers have been most prevalent in written German. Based on an analysis of authentic radio news broadcasts, this article makes the case that…
Descriptors: Sentence Structure, Grammar, News Reporting, German
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Read, John – International Journal of English Studies, 2007
This paper surveys some current developments in second language vocabulary assessment, with particular attention to the ways in which computer corpora can provide better quality information about the frequency of words and how they are used in specific contexts. The relative merits of different word lists are discussed, including the Academic Word…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Programs, Vocabulary, Educational Development
DuBay, William H. – Online Submission, 2004
The principles of readability are in every style manual. Readability formulas are in every writing aid. What is missing is the research and theory on which they stand. This short review of readability research spans 100 years. The first part covers the history of adult literacy studies in the U.S., establishing the stratified nature of the adult…
Descriptors: Readability, Adult Literacy, Readability Formulas, Reading Achievement
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SCHERER, GEORGE A.; AND OTHERS – 1965
A LIST OF THE MOST FREQUENTLY USED WORDS IN MODERN GERMAN SHORT STORIES WAS COMPILED. AN ANTHOLOGY OF 702 RECENTLY PUBLISHED, GERMAN SHORT STORIES WAS OBTAINED AND USED FOR A WORD COUNT, INVOLVING THE RANDOM SELECTION OF 4 WORDS IN EVERY 100-WORD PASSAGE. TWO INDEPENDENT RANDOM SAMPLES OF ABOUT 80,000 WORDS EACH WERE DRAWN FROM NEARLY 2 MILLION…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Computer Programs, German, Language Guides
Cunningham, Patricia – Instructor, 1997
Presents three activities for teaching the 120 words that primary students use and need most. The high frequency word list (120 words) is included. (SM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Primary Education, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Tussing, Marjorie; Zimmermann, Jon – Unterrichtspraxis, 1977
Vocabulary in first-year high school and college level German texts was studied. It was suggested that textbook authors use published word frequency lists to develop teaching materials that are practical, useful, and relevant to the process of communication. A word list occurring in 12 textbooks is presented in descending frequency. (SW)
Descriptors: German, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction
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Rogalla, Hanna; Rogalla, Willy – Zielsprache Deutsch, 1976
Discusses a German frequency list of 1,500 to 2,000 scientific words, which is being developed, and the importance of learning word-building principles. Substantive and adjective suffixes are listed according to frequency, followed by remarks on copulative compounds, with examples and frequency ranking, and, finally, prefixes. (Text is in German.)…
Descriptors: German, Morphemes, Morphology (Languages), Structural Analysis
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Valdes, Guadalupe; And Others – NABE: The Journal for the National Association for Bilingual Education, 1984
Discusses how current procedures for selecting/constructing equivalent texts may lead to error because of their specific limitations; proposes the utilization of micro-propositional analysis coupled with word-frequency lists and readability formulas for constructing "matching" texts; presents some procedures which researchers working in…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Difficulty Level, English, Multilingual Materials
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Pufahl, John – Journal of Teaching Writing, 1986
Describes a teaching strategy using Apple IIe computers in a sequence of individual conferences. Includes asking questions while scrolling through the paper, showing students how to elaborate ideas by entering suggested changes and prompts in capital letters during the conference, and using a spelling checker to prompt revision (e.g., by compiling…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware, Freshman Composition
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Walz, Joel – French Review, 1981
Discusses problems encountered in teaching French relative pronouns and proposes norms for grammatical presentations at three levels of learning: elementary, intermediate, and advanced. Selection of the relative pronouns to be taught at each level is based on an analysis of frequency lists, on students' age and aptitude, and course goals. (MES)
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, French, Grammar, Introductory Courses
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