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Yeh, Aiden – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has fuelled the latest surge of anti-Asian hate. Raising Taiwanese university students' awareness about the dangers of racism has never been more important. This study draws on a class activity about media discourse, particularly on the representations of xenophobia and other forms of intolerance toward Asians during the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Student Attitudes
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da Costa, Dinis Fernando – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2021
Since 2002, which marks the end of the Civil War in Angola, a large multilingual and multicultural workforce from various corners of the world has entered the Angolan education system. This paper investigates language barriers experienced in the classroom of Spanish speaking lecturers by Portuguese speaking students. The study focuses on a group…
Descriptors: Barriers, Romance Languages, Spanish Speaking, College Faculty
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Tasçi, Samet; Öztürk, Yusuf – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2021
Post-predicate that clauses are one of the indicators of evaluative language which shows the attitude, position, and personal evaluation of the writers in academic discourse. Therefore, this study aims to investigate the distribution and frequently used controlling verbs of post-predicate that clauses controlled by verb (VTHAT) in academic…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Verbs
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Szczesniak, Konrad; Sitter, Hanna – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2021
We propose a previously unexamined factor instrumental in learning vocabulary accounting for the differences between learning a native and a foreign language: the development of critical thinking in adolescence. We hypothesize that the difficulties experienced in foreign vocabulary development result from the learner's readiness to question new…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Memory
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Ng, Elaine – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
By looking beyond their written products into what they do as they write, this mixed methods study offers insights into the writing process of writers who have mastered one language and those who have mastered two. It investigates the cognitive effects of bilingualism and biliteracy on the writing processes of years ten and eleven Sydney high…
Descriptors: Literacy, Monolingualism, Bilingualism, High School Students
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Peters, Hugues – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
This is a secondary research discussion paper on the issue of non-conforming gender-inclusivity or neutrality in foreign language teaching of gender-based languages. Australian universities welcome increasingly diverse populations of students. One source of diversity among the student population is characterised by the notion of gendered…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, LGBTQ People, Gender Issues
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Lochland, Paul – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
This paper investigates the phonology of L2 speech and its impact on intelligibility in English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) contexts. Many studies have considered speaker-related characteristics, such as speech styles and pronunciation features, that influence the intelligibility of L2 speech for both nonnative speakers (NNS) and native speakers…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Language Classification
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Demir, Cüneyt – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
Translation aims to transmit the original tone of the source text both syntactically and semantically accurate without losing the intent of a message. However, some syntactic considerations such as cases may pose a problem particularly if the source and target texts belong to different language typologies. Accordingly, this study investigated the…
Descriptors: Turkish, English (Second Language), Translation, Language Processing
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Saito, Akihiro – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
The aim of this study was to understand adult learners' strategy use in foreign language learning. It also explored how such strategy use relates to learners' sense of self-efficacy, self-regulated learning, and language proficiency. Two questionnaires were administered to obtain data from 90 education majors in a Japanese university. Differences…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Self Efficacy
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Bartlett, Kevin – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
In this paper, Japanese teachers' experiences under the new communicative course of study guidelines that became fully implemented in April 2016 in the new Japanese high school English Language curriculum, "Communicative Course of Study Guidelines" are examined. The study explored 21 high school teachers from a variety of schools, and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, High School Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Van Viegen, Saskia – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
Although host countries generally integrate refugees into public education, wide-spread and comprehensive understanding of teaching and learning with children and youth who have experienced forced displacement and migration remains an unmet goal within most education systems. This article explores the educational needs of these children and youth,…
Descriptors: Refugees, Code Switching (Language), Foreign Countries, Native Language
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Stickler, Ursula; Hampel, Regine; Emke, Martina – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
This article focuses on the need for teachers to develop online skills and describes how experiential, participant focused workshops can change the way in which language teachers can integrate technology into their teaching and help them to successfully implement these 21st century skills. It starts by briefly sketching the development of online…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Online Courses, Teaching Skills, 21st Century Skills
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Seals, Corinne A.; Olsen-Reeder, Vincent; Pine, Russell; Ash, Madeline; Wallace, Cereace – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
This article describes the process of understanding how translanguaging is naturally used in multilingual teaching environments and then applying this analysis to the creation of translanguaging grammar rules and ultimately pedagogical materials. Focusing primarily on our work with a Maori puna reo in Aotearoa New Zealand, but also drawing upon…
Descriptors: Grammar, Multilingualism, Code Switching (Language), Teaching Methods
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Yilmaz, Tuba; de Jong, Ester – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
In order to effectively respond to the increased linguistic and cultural diversity in U.S. schools and close the consistently documented achievement gap between culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students and mainstream students, teachers need to take an asset-based approach and be able to draw on CLD students' entire funds of linguistic…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Turkish, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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French, Mei; Armitage, Janet – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
Australian schools are increasingly linguistically and culturally diverse places, and yet, the monolithic weight of the "monolingual mindset" (Clyne, 2008) still hulks at the centre of Australian education systems. Despite this, there is increasing recognition of the value of multilingualism, and the importance of incorporating students'…
Descriptors: Monolingualism, Student Diversity, Multilingualism, Teaching Methods
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