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Lim, Jessica – Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquée, 2018
The present article compares the use of the discourse marker so between English-dominant speakers and English language learners through an analysis of 20 one-on-one audio-recorded sessions with 10 English-dominant speakers and 10 English language learners. While employment of the discourse marker by both speaker groups was found to be discrepant,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Language Usage, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Poupore, Glen – Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquée, 2014
This study investigates the influence of content-related conditions on adult second language learners' task motivation during interactive tasks. It also aims to identify what is referred to as interestingness conditions within task content, that is, elements that are intrinsically interesting to most individuals. The investigation was conducted…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Task Analysis, Student Motivation, Adult Students
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Valeo, Antonella – Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquee, 2013
This comparative, classroom-based study investigated the effect and effectiveness of introducing a focus on form approach to a content-based, occupation-specific language program for adults. Thirty-six adults in two classes participated in a 10-week study. One group of 16 adults received content-based instruction that included a focus on form…
Descriptors: Grammar, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)