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Reiterer, Susanne M., Ed. – English Language Education, 2018
This book presents original, empirical data from quantitative and qualitative research studies in the field of language learning aptitude, ability, and individual differences. It does so from the perspectives of Second Language Acquisition, psychology, neuroscience and sociolinguistics. All studies included in the book use a similar and uniform…
Descriptors: Language Aptitude, Multilingualism, Memory, Personality Traits
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Kirkgöz, Yasemin, Ed.; Dikilitas, Kenan, Ed. – English Language Education, 2018
This volume offers research-based studies on English for Specific Purposes in higher education from across the world. By drawing on international studies, the book brings together diverse ESP practices and aspects of relevant issues in the development of ESP programs, teachers and learners in a coherent fashion. There is a growing need for…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Second Language Instruction
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Al-Mahrooqi, Rahma, Ed.; Denman, Christopher, Ed. – English Language Education, 2018
This book explores an area that has been somewhat overlooked in the literature to date -- the current status and future trends of English education in Oman. It offers a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches to the subject and explores areas of English education in Oman that have, until now, been little investigated. It explores…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, Language Teachers
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Booth, Dawn Karen – English Language Education, 2018
This book explores the influence of high stakes standardised testing within the context of South Korea. South Korea is regarded as a shining example of success in educational achievement and, as this book reveals, pressurised standardised testing has been a major contributing factor to its success. This unique country provides an excellent setting…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Standardized Tests, Academic Achievement, Correlation
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Martin, Isabel Pefianco, Ed. – English Language Education, 2018
This book brings together chapters that describe, investigate, and analyze the place of English in education in multilingual Philippines. Unlike most studies on languages in education, which take a neutral, de-contextualized stance, this volume takes a pluricentric view of the English language by positioning it in relation to its varieties, as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Multilingualism
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Ruegg, Rachael, Ed.; Williams, Clay, Ed. – English Language Education, 2018
This book focuses on appropriate English for Academic Purposes instructional concepts and methods in the Japanese context. It investigates a variety of pedagogical techniques, addressing the fundamental academic English skills -- listening, speaking, reading and writing -- as well as assessment and materials development. All the research included…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language of Instruction