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Iwashita, Noriko; Spence-Brown, Robyn – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2018
Foreign language programs in schools have a strong focus on the development of communicative language ability and, increasingly, assessment tasks are designed to capture communicative abilities required for real-world situations. In communicative test tasks, sociolinguistic and discourse components, which are beyond grammatical accuracy, target…
Descriptors: Writing Ability, Secondary School Students, Student Evaluation, Writing Evaluation
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Sadow, Lauren – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2018
Improving the teaching of invisible culture is a recognised need in the TESOL sector. While there are both scholars calling for a more nuanced focus in classrooms, and teachers willing to take this approach, there has yet been no systematic approach developed for its teaching. This paper attempts to bridge the gap between theory and pedagogical…
Descriptors: Semantics, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Bui, Gavin; Man, Laura; Teng, Mark Feng – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2018
This mixed-methods study explores English and Japanese learning motivations in a group of Japanese summer course participants at a university in Hong Kong. Sixty-one Cantonese-speaking students completed two questionnaire surveys on co-existing motivations for learning L2 English and L3 Japanese. Depending on the questionnaire results, eight…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Multilingualism, Learning Motivation, College Students
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Gan, Zhengdong; Ieong, Sylvia S. L.; Su, Yuanlian; He, Jinbo – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2018
This paper reports on findings from an ongoing research project exploring Chinese EFL teachers' conceptions of assessment and their classroom assessment practices, as well as to examine the relationship between these two. The sample for the study consisted of 107 EFL teachers from 18 secondary schools who completed a Chinese version of the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Mercer, Sarah – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
This article begins with an outline of the developments in Positive Psychology (PP) generally and specifically within SLA focusing on theoretical, empirical and practical developments. It moves on to consider PP's potential contribution to language teaching focusing on how it can help promote emotional, social and psychological wellbeing for…
Descriptors: Well Being, Psychology, Second Language Instruction, Positive Attitudes
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Bouvet, Eric; Cosmini, Daniela; Palaktsoglou, Maria; Vanzo, Lynn – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
This article discusses a community engagement pilot program for language students offered at Flinders University. For a number of years, the "Language in Action" program has provided placement opportunities for language students in a range of community settings such as aged-care agencies and cultural associations. From an educational…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Pilot Projects, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning
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Strambi, Antonella; Luzeckyj, Ann; Rubino, Antonia – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
This paper presents findings from the "Flourishing in a Second Language" (FL2) project--a language curriculum for first-year university students which integrates Positive Psychology (Seligman, 2002), Transition Pedagogy (Kift, 2009a), and CLIL principles (Coyle, 2006). The project aims to create learning experiences that are personally…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, College Freshmen, Italian, Well Being
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Palmieri, Christiana – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
This paper presents the findings from a study that examines the motivations of adult Australians of non-Italian origin to learn Italian in continuing education contexts in Sydney. The study embraces a view of motivation as a multifaceted phenomenon that is produced in a social environment through the interaction between the second language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Well Being, Adult Learning
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Lipovsky, Caroline – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
A number of linguistic studies on courtroom discourse deal with witness examinations, however counsels' opening statements have been given relatively little attention. Drawing on the analysis of a Crown Prosecutor's opening statement in a murder trial held at the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and using the Systemic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Story Telling, Court Litigation, Lawyers
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Akbari, Neda – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
This study focuses on lexical diversity and the use of academic and lower frequency words in essays written by EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students enrolled in Years 1 and 2 at the undergraduate university level. The purpose of this study is to find out the extent to which EFL students become more proficient in their use of academic and…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Essays, Word Frequency, Undergraduate Students
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Song, Eu-Jong; Sung, Min-Chang – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
English datives show two syntactic patterns, the double object dative (DOD) and the prepositional dative (PD). The alternation between DOD and PD is influenced by three contextual factors: lexical verbs, syntactic weights, and information structures. However, it has been observed that English dative alternation by second language (L2) learners…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Lexicology
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Jamoussi, Rafik; Roche, Thomas – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
Throughout the Arab Gulf States, bilingual road signs are the norm, employing both Arabic and a romanized counterpart for the large expatriate population. The existing romanization is inconsistent, with potentially misleading variant spellings of place names signposting the region. This study provides a linguistic analysis of signs on the arterial…
Descriptors: Written Language, Language Planning, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Kennedy, Claire; Miceli, Tiziana – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
This article concerns a special learning space populated by Italians and Italian learners: the choir formed in Brisbane as a joint initiative between a community association and the Italian teaching staff at Griffith University. Our aim, in involving our students in the choir, was to bring them together with L1 speakers in an environment that…
Descriptors: Well Being, Cultural Awareness, Native Speakers, Italian
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Tudini, Vincenza; Strambi, Antonella – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
Focusing specifically on the negotiation of commonality, this study explores rapport building (Spencer-Oatey, 2000) in online intercultural text chat, where Australian students of Italian interact with L1 Italian speakers. Although the initial purpose of the examined chat exchanges is to facilitate L2 acquisition, analysis of transcripts indicates…
Descriptors: Italian, Computer Mediated Communication, Second Language Learning, Native Speakers
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Curnow, Timothy Jowan; Kohler, Michelle – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
From its inception in 1977 until its last year of publication by an Australian publisher in 2015, the "Australian Review of Applied Linguistics" featured over 700 articles related to applied linguistics. This publication history provides a unique resource for tracing the scope and change of the applied linguistics landscape in Australia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Applied Linguistics, Language Research, Periodicals
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