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Arias, Angel; Blais, Jean-Guy – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
This article draws on argument-based validation to gather and evaluate construct-related evidence (i.e., the explanation inference) of a high-stakes test. The data stemmed from the listening component of a French test used for immigration to Canada through the province of Quebec. An expert panel with varied backgrounds in applied linguistics…
Descriptors: French, Listening Comprehension Tests, Second Language Learning, High Stakes Tests
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Fischer, Brett; Viens, Danielle – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
As the popularity of short-term teacher-facilitated language study abroad (SA) programs grows, it is becoming increasingly important to understand how classroom language-teaching methods can best be adapted to meet learners' overseas needs. However, adapting one's methods places high cognitive demands on teachers who may already be overburdened…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Second Language Programs, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Neumann, Heike; Kozak, Stephanie; Gil, Leslie – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
The Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) assessment is a proficiency test for university admission. Most research has focused on the paper edition, not the recent computer edition (CE). Validity research on other proficiency tests found that relationships between proficiency scores and academic achievement measures can be tenuous because…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Language Tests, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language)
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Dressler, Roswita; Guida, Rochelle; Chu, Man-Wai – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
If teachers have previously used technology (e.g., Learning Management Systems, document sharing, video-conferencing, gamification, social media or video-recording), they are likely to use it again. For second language teachers, sudden or planned-for online instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic may have resulted in their using new or familiar…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, Technology Uses in Education
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Davis, Stephen – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
French immersion (FI) programs in Canada have historically served predominantly Canadian-born, English-speaking students and families in their endeavour to learn both of the country's official languages, French and English. However, FI programs are becoming increasingly culturally and linguistically diverse as a result of increased global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingualism, Immersion Programs, Second Language Instruction
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Chew, Kari A. B.; Child, Sara; Dormer, Jackie; Little, Alexa; Sammons, Olivia; Souter, Heather – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
This article shares a participatory action research project about the use of technology, specifically online Indigenous language courses, to learn and teach Indigenous languages. The research collaborators are the NETOLNEW "one mind, one people" Partnership, 7000 Languages, and two Indigenous Partners who have created courses with 7000…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, American Indian Languages, Language Maintenance
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Tekin, Oguzhan; Trofimovich, Pavel – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
Canada's growing population of international students brings ethnolinguistic diversity and socioeconomic benefits to their host communities. However, students often experience social exclusion and lack of belonging, reporting little communication with local community members for many cultural, ethnic, and religious reasons. The present study,…
Descriptors: French, Second Language Learning, Language Usage, Language Attitudes
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Culligan, Karla; Battistuzzi, Amanda; Wernicke, Meike; Masson, Mimi – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
French as a second language (FSL) teachers in Canada face unique circumstances and challenges in the profession, from their initial teacher preparation into the beginning years of teaching and beyond. These challenges play a role in the long-standing FSL teacher shortage across Canada. To better understand the complexity and nuance of issues…
Descriptors: French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Bouchard, Marie-Eve – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
The following study focuses on learners of French in an English-dominant context and contributes to a better understanding of language hierarchization by investigating attitudes toward different varieties of French. It aims to identify a possible correlation between the evaluation of different varieties of French and the participants'…
Descriptors: Language Variation, Language Attitudes, French, Pronunciation
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Thao-Nguyen Nina Le; Pavel Trofimovich – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
Research on heritage language (HL) development often focuses on immigrants' identity and social network as predictors of HL maintenance. However, an important and overlooked factor is the socio-political circumstances that trigger emigration, such as whether immigrants relocate due to economic hardship or political turmoil. This study examines if…
Descriptors: Native Language, Language Maintenance, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Stephanie Kinzie – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2023
The field of language instruction is crucial in Canada, given the number of newcomers seeking to improve their English (or French) language skills after arrival. For those who plan to enter post-secondary education but do not meet required language proficiency scores, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs provide opportunities to strengthen…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Qurbi, Essa Ali – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2022
This study investigated second language learners' processing of ambiguous words (e.g., "bank": [1] a financial institution, [2] an edge of a river/lake) and whether these learners are able to activate the secondary meaning as quickly as they do with the dominant meaning. English L2 and L1 participants used a window paradigm to perform a…
Descriptors: Native Language, Second Language Learning, Ambiguity (Semantics), Language Processing
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Etienne, Corinne – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2022
This article explores French L1 speakers' attitudes toward French L2 speakers' negation use. Negation in prescriptive grammars calls for a pre-verbal ne and a post-verbal element like "pas." Although orally "ne" deletion is frequent, it is rarely or never taught. One common, albeit meagerly supported, explanation is that L1…
Descriptors: Native Language, French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Couture-Matte, Robin – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2022
The present study explored negotiated interaction with Grade 6 students (age 11-12) engaged in communicative tasks supported by Club Penguin Island, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). Unlike previous studies on digital games, the present study assessed the use of Club Penguin Island during face-to-face interaction.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Grammar, Second Language Learning
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Weber, Joanne – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2022
Arts-based data from a theatre play, "Apple Time," are explored in order to disrupt binarized diversity discourses dominating deaf education in a diasporic community located in a small city in Saskatchewan. Deaf education is demarcated by two camps of professionals: those who promote the development of spoken English through the use of…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Theater Arts, Deafness, Teaching Methods
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