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Walls, Laura C. – Foreign Language Annals, 2018
This study investigated the dynamics between matched heritage language learner (HLL) dyads, second language learner (L2L) dyads, and mixed HLL-L2L dyads in the Spanish L2 classroom. Data come from 15-minute video recordings of 16 dyads, including four HLL-HLL, four L2L-L2L, and eight HLL-L2L dyads that were collected during collaborative writing…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Heritage Education, Collaborative Writing, Community Colleges
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Peace, Meghann M. – Foreign Language Annals, 2015
Other-orientation (Linell, 2009) is an essential element of language in that all speakers dialogue with an "other" when communicating. They take into consideration the other's assumed perspective, knowledge, and needs, and manipulate their language in response to these assumptions. This study investigated the extent to which…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar
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Romeo, Kenneth; Bernhardt, Elizabeth B.; Miano, Alice; Leffell, Cici Malik – Foreign Language Annals, 2017
Despite the foreign language community's historical interest in employing technology to support language learning, few research studies have linked its use to instructional outcomes and most have failed to address whether technology enhancements lead to increased proficiency gains. This article examines the relationship between technology use and…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish
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Tocaimaza-Hatch, C. Cecilia – Foreign Language Annals, 2015
Orientation is defined as the way in which individuals view a task and the means they devise to fulfill it (Appel & Lantolf, 1994; Roebuck, 2000). This study investigated the orientation of twelve learners enrolled in a fourth-semester Spanish L2 university course through the analysis of their interactions during a collaborative…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Students
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Dracos, Melisa; Henry, Nick – Foreign Language Annals, 2018
The acquisition of verbal morphology presents challenges for many second language (L2) learners, in part because they do not readily process those forms during sentence comprehension. Instead, L2 learners rely on lexical-semantic cues (e.g., temporal adverbs and explicit subjects). This study investigated the role of task-essential training in…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Language Processing, Spanish, Second Language Learning
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Pascual y Cabo, Diego; Prada, Josh; Lowther Pereira, Kelly – Foreign Language Annals, 2017
This study examined the effects of participation in a community service-learning experience on Spanish heritage language learners' attitudes toward their heritage language and culture. Quantitative and qualitative data from heritage language learners demonstrated that engagement in community service-learning activities as part of the Spanish…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Learning Experience, Spanish, Second Language Learning
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Muller, Mareike – Foreign Language Annals, 2013
This article aims to reconceptualize pronunciation teaching and learning according to the tenets of the 2007 MLA Report and its call for translingual/transcultural competence. The critical discussion of current teaching and research practices shows that the realm of pronunciation has benefitted little from debates on intercultural language…
Descriptors: Pronunciation, Multilingualism, Pronunciation Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Clark, Allen; Minami, Nathan – Foreign Language Annals, 2015
This article discusses five college students' experiences in a simulated full-immersion, Arabic-speaking language village and the impact of that experience on learners' beliefs about the power of collaborative learning, the critical importance of cultural awareness, the efficacy of learning languages within a functioning community of practice, and…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Study Abroad
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Allen, Linda Quinn – Foreign Language Annals, 2006
Studies indicate that group work accompanied by the cooperative learning elements of individual accountability and structured independence among group members enhances student achievement. This article illustrates the implementation of a specific type of cooperative learning project called group investigation. The project is based on Slavin's…
Descriptors: Culture, Cooperative Learning, Academic Achievement, Program Implementation
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Isabelli-García, Christina; Lacorte, Manel – Foreign Language Annals, 2016
Second language acquisition research on the immersion context has focused primarily on study abroad, revealing the extent to which that context promotes learners' developing linguistic and intercultural competence. However, little research has examined linguistic development in intensive, domestic immersion contexts. This study investigated the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Surveys, Questionnaires, Accuracy
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Peker, Hilal; Regalla, Michele; Cox, Thomas D. – Foreign Language Annals, 2018
Studies have documented the contribution of vocabulary knowledge in second language acquisition and have shown the benefits of repetition, creating context, and the use of multimodal instruction across visual and verbal modalities. This study examined instructional strategies used to teach French vocabulary in an inclusive, prekindergarten foreign…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Learner Engagement, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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Moeller, Aleidine J.; Abbott, Martha G. – Foreign Language Annals, 2018
How close are we to the reality of all students having the opportunity to learn another language and gaining support for these efforts from the general public? The answer has a long history, which we point out by referencing articles that span the 50-year history of "Foreign Language Annals." From the 1979 President's Commission on…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Access to Education, Educational History
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He, Yunjuan; Qin, Xizhen – Foreign Language Annals, 2017
This small-scale study reported American students' perception of the effect of their internship conducted in a study abroad program on their development of Chinese language proficiency, intercultural competence, and professional knowledge. The results indicate that a self-evaluated successful internship allows interns with intermediate-level…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Internship Programs, Foreign Countries, North Americans
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Kim, Jeong-eun; Park, Hyunjin; Jang, Mijung; Nam, Hosung – Foreign Language Annals, 2017
This study investigated the cognitive effects of the flipped classroom approach in a content-based instructional context by comparing second language learners' discourse in flipped vs. traditional classrooms in terms of (1) participation rate, (2) content of comments, (3) reasoning skills, and (4) interactional patterns. Learners in two intact…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Homework
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Moeller, Aleidine J.; Osborn, Sarah R. Faltin – Foreign Language Annals, 2014
This article analyzes and synthesizes the major theoretical frameworks for building intercultural communicative competency (ICC) within the domain of the foreign language classroom. Researchers used a pragmatist orientation as a venue for the translation of theoretical models into usable, accessible guidelines for classroom teachers in order to…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Communicative Competence (Languages), Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
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