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Bakum, Zinaida; Savchak, Iryna; Kostiuk, Svitlana; Zhumbei, Marianna; Poznanskyy, Roman – Arab World English Journal, 2021
The professional development of future specialists has to meet global and domestic standards. Cultural competence is essential for future professionals as it makes it easier to collaborate with foreign professionals, improve their competitiveness in the world labor market and increase the specialist's ability to solve professional challenges. The…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Professional Education, Linguistics, Teaching Methods
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Wen, Chua Hui; Ying, Lin Chia; Huat, Ang Thiah; Azlan, Mohammad Affiq Bin Kamarul; Shy, Fan Pik; Baoshun, Shan – International Journal of Language Education, 2021
This study investigates the effects of Task-based Language Teaching (TBLT) and the Audio-Lingual Teaching Approach (ALTA) on learning motivation among non-native Mandarin learners in the Teaching of Mandarin as a Third Language (TMTL). The TBLT applied is an adaptation of Willis's TBL Framework, while the ALTA applied is an adaptation of…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Mandarin Chinese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Cheng, Yu-Lin – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2018
In this study, EFL learners who listened to four short context-rich audio files each delivered in an unfamiliar English accent were required to produce best-attempt transcriptions and accent imitation recordings. Results indicate that exposure alone does not suffice to eliminate accent impact on EFL listeners. Importantly, results from one-way…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Dialects, Pronunciation
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Koondhar, Mansoor; M.A., Elizabeth; Siming, Insaf A.; Umrani, Tariq H. – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This is a conceptual paper based on the existing literature related to three famous language learning theories; Audio-lingual Method, Communicative method and the hypotheses of Stephen D. Krashen. These three schools of thought are not usually seen as similar or it is not common to find much literature regarding these theories having any common…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Audiolingual Methods, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Lee, Sheng-Hsun – Classroom Discourse, 2020
How do language instructors fulfill institutional mandates while also nurturing students' interest? What becomes of this process when it unfolds not in one class meeting but in a series of pedagogical events? Classroom research has suggested the importance of integrating authentic, conversational, and rapport-building talk with instructional…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
Vigil, Kathleen Murray – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study explored the potential benefits and barriers of using quick response (QR) codes as a means by which to provide audio materials to middle-school students learning Spanish as a foreign language. Eleven teachers of Spanish to middle-school students created transmedia materials containing QR codes linking to audio resources. Students…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Middle School Students, Preservice Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education
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Nangimah, Musrifatun – Journal of English Teaching, 2020
English as an international language (EIL) deals with the use of English in wider communication, both global and local contexts. In an EIL context, people with different mother tongue (L1) use English to share ideas and culture. That is why intelligible English which should be no longer normbound is needed. Teaching pronunciation for EIL,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Pronunciation, Dialects
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Bagheri, Mehdi; Hadian, Bahram; Vaez-Dalili, Mehdi – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The present study intended to examine the effectiveness of the Vaughan method for the development of EFL learners' speaking skill. The Vaughan method was compared with two other methods, namely the Audiolingual method and communicative language teaching with regard to the development of learners' speaking skill. In a quasi-experimental design,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Al Darwish, Salwa – International Education Studies, 2017
Kuwait, an Arabic-speaking country in which English serves important functions, has adopted so many methods in teaching EFL in public schools which in 1993 started with the Grammar-Translation and continued until 2005 the eclectic method was applied. In 2005 the emphasis on communicative techniques and almost entirely through listening and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Implementation, Elementary Schools, Public Schools, Foreign Countries
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Finneran, Rosette Bambino – Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics, 2015
Why should second and foreign language teachers tune into instructed second language acquisition (ISLA)? There are many reasons, several of which have already been addressed in this forum. This paper examines one important benefit of keeping abreast of the field, namely, the opportunity for classroom instructors to extract pedagogical insights…
Descriptors: Grammar, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Samawiyah, Zuhrotun; Saifuddin, Muhammad – Dinamika Ilmu, 2016
Phonetic symbols present linguistics feature to how the words are pronounced or spelled and they offer a way to easily identify and recognize the words. Phonetic symbols were applied in this research to give the students clear input and a comprehension toward English words. Moreover, these phonetic symbols were applied within audio-lingual method…
Descriptors: Phonetics, Action Research, Audiolingual Methods, Teaching Methods
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Wangru, Cao – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Vocabulary is an indispensable part of language and it is of vital importance for second language learners. Wilkins (1972) points out: "without grammar very little can be conveyed, without vocabulary nothing can be conveyed." Vocabulary teaching has experienced several stages characterized by grammatical-translation method, audio-lingual…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Semantics, English, Chinese
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Sritulanon, Apisara; Chaturongakul, Panna; Thammetar, Thapanee – Arab World English Journal, 2018
This study is developmental research attempting to explore a practical model to teach English speaking in distance courses via videoconferencing technology. Therefore, the Dick and Carey instructional model design is used as guidelines in developing a proposed English Speaking Teaching Model (ESTM). The research was divided into four phases. The…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Sanjaya, Dedi; Rahmah; Sinulingga, Johan; Lubis, Azhar Aziz; Yusuf, Muhammad – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2014
Methods of teaching reading skill are not the same in different countries. It depends on the condition and situation of the learners. Observing the method of teaching in Malaysia was the purpose of this study and the result of the study shows that there are 5 methods that are applied in classroom activities namely Grammar Translation Method (GTM),…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
Yu, Xia – Peter Lang Bern, 2012
In China, a widespread learning practice for foreign languages are reading, reciting and memorising texts. This book investigates this practice against a background of Confucian heritage learning and western attitudes towards memorising, particularly audio-lingual approaches to language teaching and later largely negative attitudes. The author…
Descriptors: Negative Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction
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