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Kim, Tae-Young – English Language Education, 2021
This book clarifies the fundamental difference between North America-based instrumental motivation and Korea (and East Asia)-specific competitive motivation by which the EFL learners' excessive competition to be admitted to famous universities and to be hired at a large-scale conglomerate is the main source of L2 motivation. It enables readers to…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Motivation
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Berger, Armin, Ed.; Heaney, Helen, Ed.; Resnik, Pia, Ed.; Rieder-Bünemann, Angelika, Ed.; Savukova, Galina, Ed. – English Language Education, 2021
This volume presents a systematic approach to developing advanced English language competence at tertiary level. It includes the reflections of experienced language teachers and teacher-researchers in the English Language Competence programme at the University of Vienna and provides examples of good practice, amalgamating teaching expertise and…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Lowe, Robert J. – English Language Education, 2020
This book introduces the concept of the "'native speaker' frame": a perceptual filter within English Language Teaching (ELT) which views the linguistic and cultural norms and the educational technology of the anglophone West as being normative, while the norms and practices of non-Western countries are viewed as deficient. Based on a…
Descriptors: Ideology, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Mo, Xinyu – English Language Education, 2020
This book explores language teacher beliefs in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) reading instruction in the context of Chinese university English instructors. Since the 1990s, there has been a renewed interest on teacher beliefs in the domain of language teacher cognition. However, most studies in this area aim at investigating the relationship…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Sociocultural Patterns, English (Second Language)
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de Oliveira, Luciana C., Ed.; Obenchain, Kathryn M., Ed.; Kenney, Rachael H., Ed.; Oliveira, Alandeom W., Ed. – English Language Education, 2019
This practitioner-based book provides different approaches for reaching an increasing population in today's schools - English language learners (ELLs). The recent development and adoption of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (CCSS-ELA/Literacy), the…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Secondary School Students, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts
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Schauer, Gila A. – English Language Education, 2019
This book is the first comprehensive investigation of interlanguage pragmatic issues in a primary school context that is based on both primary school teachers' statements on their own teaching realities, views and preferences, and a thorough investigation of materials used by teachers and recommended by teacher educators in the state the primary…
Descriptors: Speech Acts, Childrens Literature, Pragmatics, Second Language Learning
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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
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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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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