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Helmy Abd Al Galil, Marwa Abd Al Galil – Online Submission, 2019
The study aimed to examine the effect of using reflective listening on developing EFL adults' oral fluency. The study begins with a review of literature and previous studies dealing with reflective listening and oral fluency. The researcher prepared a list of oral fluency components as a guide for the design of the instruments. The researcher also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Listening Comprehension, Reflection, Second Language Learning
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Turnbull, Blake – Bilingual Research Journal, 2019
Foreign language (FL) writing has undergone a number of key evolutions over the past 50 years. But despite attempts toward a reframing of FL learners as emergent bilinguals, bilingual languaging strategies such as translanguaging are still rarely seen in most FL education contexts, and bilingual composition strategies are yet to become integrated…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Academic Language, Creative Writing, English Language Learners
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Arslan, Gülçin; Kafes, Huseyin – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2021
This study investigates the relationship between Turkish EFL learners' beliefs about language learning and learner features, such as gender, age, and language proficiency level. The study was conducted at Anadolu University, School of Foreign Languages, with the participation of 242 Turkish prep school EFL students with different levels of English…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Preparation
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Liu, Yuanyuan – English Language Teaching, 2020
Writing anxiety is one of the most essential factors influencing language learning. The current study is to explore the effect of sentence-making practice on reducing writing anxiety of two classes of adult EFL learners, one in low-intermediate level (LI learners), the other in high-intermediate level (HI learners). Two classes received two-week…
Descriptors: Writing Apprehension, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Michalopoulou, Theologia – Research-publishing.net, 2020
The paper investigates Greek online students' and instructors' beliefs on the role that online English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers play in synchronous online courses delivered through Skype. Fifty-six online teachers and 93 online adult learners participated in a quantitative research project answering two different online questionnaires.…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Educational Change, Online Courses, Teacher Attitudes
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Chi, Pham Kim; Loi, Nguyen Van – Language Learning & Technology, 2020
Online English language teaching can now be facilitated by communication technology, which allows easy access to interaction with native speakers. Nevertheless, this industry subscribes to an assumption that native speaker English teachers (NESTs) are the gold standard of language whereas the non-native speaker English teachers (NNESTs) are…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Synchronous Communication, Dialogs (Language)
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Ibrahim, Mahmoud – English Language Teaching, 2018
There is a strong belief among language teachers that intensive exposure to language alone can lead to acquisition. The present study is a qualitative- quantitative research design that used a quasi-experimental design to compare between the effectiveness of intensive exposure to language versus phonological awareness explicit instruction on adult…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Aydin, Fatma – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
The present study investigates the relationship between L2 metalinguistic knowledge and L2 achievement among intermediate-level adult Turkish EFL learners studying at a large scale Turkish university. Metalinguistic knowledge refers to the ability to correct a grammatically incorrect structure in English and explain why it is incorrect, and…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Knowledge Level, Adults, English (Second Language)
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Shahrokni, Seyyed Abdollah – TESL-EJ, 2009
This empirical study investigates the effect of online textual, pictorial, and textual pictorial glosses on the incidental vocabulary learning of 90 adult elementary Iranian EFL learners. The participants were selected from a pool of 140 volunteers based on their performance on an English placement test as well as a knowledge test of the target…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Vocabulary Development, Incidental Learning, Pictorial Stimuli
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Azkarai, Agurtzane; Oliver, Rhonda – Language Learning Journal, 2019
Research on task repetition in second language (L2) learning has shown the benefits of this practice for subsequent L2 learning. However, as with much L2 research, most studies on task repetition have focused on adults and there is a dearth of research in this area involving young children. This study examines the effect of task repetition on two…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yasuda, Toshinori – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2019
One of the major issues in L2 learning and cognitive styles is the ambiguity of these concepts. A solution to this issue should involve the following two aspects. First, studies of factorial validity should be conducted with empirical data, and with an appropriate analysis using a theoretically well-developed scale. Second, such studies should…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Erarslan, Ali – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
Social media platforms have gained an exceptional popularity especially in the last ten years and become an important part of human lives. Among the popular social media platforms, Instagram is used by millions of people every day especially by the young adults. Given this significance, social media platforms have been used for educational…
Descriptors: Social Media, Photography, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Jalili, Shahriar; Khalaji, Hamidreza; Ahmadi, Hossein – Teaching English with Technology, 2020
The emergence of flipped instruction has provided new opportunities to improve English language learning. The present study attempted to investigate the effects of flipped learning strategy on enhancing the vocabulary knowledge of Iranian EFL learners. To this end, the authors assigned 26 learners from an English institute to the flipped and…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Flipped Classroom, Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices
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Cheng, Ya-Wen; Wang, Yuping; Yang, Yu-Fen; Yang, Zih-Kwan; Chen, Nian-Shing – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2021
This study aims to design an authoring system of robots and IoT-based toys for creating a scenario-based interactive learning environment for young English as a Foreign Language learners. This study adopts a design-based research approach to investigate the pedagogical needs, the critical features and usability of such a authoring system. Twelve…
Descriptors: Robotics, Design, Toys, Teaching Methods
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Goundar, Prashneel Ravisan – English Language Teaching, 2019
Learning a new language entails various challenges, one of these is grasping the vocabulary of the language. A significant way to tackle the problem is to motivate students to become independent learners during the progression of second language (L2) vocabulary learning. Thus, this study intended to explore the use of different vocabulary learning…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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