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Lanvers, Ursula – Language Learning Journal, 2020
In the context of the UK language learning crisis, several studies have aimed to influence student attitude towards languages via school interventions, with mixed results. A six-session tacking diverse metalinguistic issues (e.g. cognitive benefits of language learning, world languages) was carried out in three secondary schools in England, using…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Modern Languages, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Cahill, Peter; Cleave, Patricia; Asp, Elissa; Squires, Bonita; Kay-Raining Bird, Elizabeth – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2020
Background: Complex syntax is affected by developmental language disorder (DLD) during the school years. Targeting areas of syntactic difficulty for children with DLD may yield useful assessment techniques. Aims: To determine whether wh-movement can be measured in language samples from typically developing mono- and bilingual school-aged children,…
Descriptors: Syntax, Developmental Disabilities, Language Impairments, Foreign Countries
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Davis, William S. – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the self-determination theory (SDT) relationship between basic needs satisfaction and intrinsic motivation within the context of American high school (secondary) foreign language learners. Participants were 156 American high school students studying Spanish, French, or German as a foreign language.…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, High School Students, Student Satisfaction, Learning Experience
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Guèvremont, Anne; Kohen, Dafna – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
The importance of learning an Aboriginal language has been documented, yet associations with positive educational outcomes are inconclusive. Previous research in the area has been limited by small sample studies, lack of comparison groups, and the omission of the consideration of socio-demographic factors and cultural activity participation. This…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, American Indian Languages, Outcomes of Education, American Indian Reservations
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Trent, John; Nguyen, Chinh Duc – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2021
Set against a background of international concern about teacher stress and attrition, this paper reports the results of a qualitative study which investigated the experiences of one group of primary school English language teachers in Vietnam. Drawing upon positioning theory and Bakhtin's dialogism, results suggest that the professional…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Elementary School Teachers
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Walters, Jessica – Journal of Catholic Education, 2017
This article describes the author's adaptation of Gallagher's (2009) Article of the Week approach to teaching students literacy skills using current events. The use of this unique instructional routine within the context of a Catholic middle school language arts classroom has proven successful for supporting students in developing critical…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Secondary School Students, Current Events, Literacy
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Bouabré, Catherine K. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2019
This study surveyed heads of schools of U.S. K-12 Christian Schools concerning foreign language instruction in the 2016-2017 school year. The purpose was to determine 1) the number of schools that offered foreign language instruction, 2) the languages those schools offered, 3) the grade levels in the elementary and middle schools in which…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Christianity, Private Schools, Religious Education
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Sinclair, Paul; Blachford, Dongyan – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2020
This paper examines a remarkable artifact of international business education, a four-book business Chinese language series published in Shanghai from 1916 to 1933 by a Japanese business school. Language-centered business education, they concluded, could break Japanese dependence on intermediaries and provide a significant competitive advantage…
Descriptors: International Trade, Business Administration Education, Chinese, Second Language Learning
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Zhang, Xiaowan; Winke, Paula; Clark, Shaunna – Language Learning, 2020
Answering calls to map college-level proficiency development (Modern Language Association, 2007) and longitudinally chart language learning (Barkaoui, 2014; Ortega & Byrnes, 2008), we mapped the oral proficiency growth of 1,922 lower-division college students of Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish (in the second, third, or fourth semester of…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Language Proficiency, College Second Language Programs, College Students
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Kautto, Anna; Jansson-Verkasalo, Eira; Mainela-Arnold, Elina – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2021
Purpose: While most of the children who are identified as late talkers at the age of 2 years catch up with their peers before school age, some continue to have language difficulties and will later be identified as having developmental language disorder. Our understanding of which children catch up and which do not is limited. The aim of the…
Descriptors: Delayed Speech, Children, Inhibition, Language Skills
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Smith, Nichole L.; Williams, Brian K. – Reading Psychology, 2020
In this study, language arts teachers in one middle school participated in ongoing professional development. As part of this professional development, participants engaged in face-to-face professional development sessions, observations/classroom walk-throughs and reflections. Researchers examined the participants' pre- and post- professional…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Faculty Development, Language Arts, Program Effectiveness
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García, Ofelia – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2017
Translanguaging pedagogies are considered here as mechanisms that work against the normalizing ideology of monolingual and monoglossic school language. In so doing, we consider how this restrictive view of school language and of language education policy has served to minoritize bilingual students and act as an instrument to exert…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Code Switching (Language), Self Concept, Second Language Learning
Kaya, Suat; Ok, Ahmet – Online Submission, 2020
In this study, which utilized survey as the research design, it was aimed to find out the teachers' perceptions of the middle school English language curriculum which was developed in 2012 and revised in 2016. Target population of this study included all teachers working in Turkish public middle schools in Ankara, while the sample was composed of…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Curriculum Development
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Peters, Elke; Noreillie, Ann-Sophie; Heylen, Kris; Bulté, Bram; Desmet, Piet – Language Learning, 2019
This cross-sectional study investigated the impact of length of instruction, out-of-school exposure to foreign language input, and gender on learners' receptive vocabulary knowledge in two foreign languages: French (first foreign language) and English (second foreign language). The findings suggest that, although length of instruction correlated…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Linguistic Input, Structural Equation Models
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Armon-Lotem, Sharon; Restrepo, M. Adelaida; Lipner, Minna; Ahituv-Shlomo, Peer; Altman, Carmit – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the effect of bilingual narrative intervention on vocabulary gains in Hebrew (school language) and English (home language) among English-Hebrew bilinguals, using a block design (one language at a time), and to determine whether there was cross-linguistic transfer to the language that was…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Semitic Languages, English, Bilingual Students
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