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Liu, Jie – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2016
This study explores how a change of learning environment from China to the United Kingdom affects Chinese international master's students' use of strategies in academic reading. Think aloud was used at two time points in one academic year among 15 participants. To capture the complexity of the academic reading, reading strategies were categorized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Attitude Change
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Harvey, Kevin; Brown, Brian – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2012
This study explores adolescents' accounts of self-harm with a view to elucidate the implications for health care practitioners seeking to administer care to teenagers in English. Drawing on a corpus of 1.6 million words from messages posted on a UK-hosted adolescent health Web site, analysis began by identifying a range of keywords relating to…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, Adolescents, Health Personnel, Foreign Countries
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Serrano, Raquel; Tragant, Elsa; Llanes, Angels – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2012
The purpose of this study is to analyze the progress of 14 Spanish-speaking learners of English during a period abroad from a longitudinal perspective. Oral and written data were collected three times during an academic year at a British university. These samples were analyzed in terms of fluency, syntactic complexity, lexical richness, and…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Longitudinal Studies, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
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Ilieva, Roumi – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2010
The professional identity of language teachers has gained prominence in research on language instruction in the last decade. This article adds to work by critically exploring how teacher education programs allow non-native English-speaking teachers (NNESTs) to construct positive professional identities and become pro-active educators. It reports…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Teacher Education Programs
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Fitzpatrick, Tess; Wray, Alison – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2006
Six intermediate/advanced learners of English, studying in the United Kingdom, identified messages that they wanted to convey in specific future conversations and memorized native-like versions of them. Their ability to use them in practice and in the real conversation was analyzed. Propensity to attempt using memorized material correlated with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Memorization, Individual Differences, Advanced Students
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Hall, Christopher – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1998
Examines how application of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) and information technology can be used to overcome "grammar deficit" seen in many British undergraduate German students. A combination of explicit, implicit, and exploratory grammar teaching approaches uses diverse resources, including word processing packages,…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programming), College Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Dictionaries