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Harper, John; Widodo, Handoyo Puji – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This article reports on a classroom-based study that examined perceptual mismatches in the interpretation of task-based ELT materials in the Chinese university context. The study looked particularly into the micro-evaluation of the task-based English lesson. Based mainly on qualitative analysis, findings showed that there was a general agreement…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Task Analysis
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Ji, Yi; Pham, Thanh – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This paper aimed to develop culturally appropriate TBLT practices to enable teachers and students in China to employ TBLT to teach grammar in English classes. The study deployed design-based research with a total of 122 students at a Chinese university. The mixed-method study utilised questionnaires with 122 students, interviews with 10 students…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Grammar, English (Second Language)
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Yu, Jing – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This study employed a large-scale cross-sectional survey (n = 443) to develop and validate second language (L2) regulatory styles [Noels et al. 2000. "Why are You Learning a Second Language? Motivational Orientations and Self-Determination Theory." "Language Learning" 50 (1): 57-85] in the sample of successful English learners…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Huang, Shu; Renandya, Willy A. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This article reports on an exploratory study which investigated the impact of automated feedback in a writing class among some Chinese EFL university learners who were at a lower language level. In particular, the study explored the students' perceptions of Pigai, the largest and most popular locally designed automated writing evaluation system…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), College Students, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Wang, Hung-chun; Chen, Cheryl Wei-yu – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Focusing on a growing English-learning trend in Taiwan, this study investigated EFL university students' self-regulated language learning on YouTube outside of the classroom. Twenty university students who had substantial experience of watching YouTubers' English-teaching videos were invited for an individual interview to bring to light their…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Video Technology, Social Media
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Chen, Cheryl Wei-yu – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This study investigates the affordances of Exploratory Practice to engage the teacher and students in dialogically researching cultures and intercultural issues in a language classroom. Aiming to engage students in learning about the world from Taiwan's diplomatic allies, the central classroom puzzle involved whether such engagement facilitated…
Descriptors: International Relations, Intercultural Communication, Teacher Student Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Kim, Hyang-Il – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
The present study aims to explore the relationships between the variables -- experience abroad, self-efficacy, and self-perceived proficiency -- and the self-concept in the L2 Motivational System and identify which of these variables contribute more to its explanation. Research data on 197 Korean university students majoring in English related…
Descriptors: College Students, Correlation, Self Concept, Learning Motivation
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Heron, Marion; Webster, Joanne – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Purpose: The aim of this study was to explore how experienced teachers use classroom talk to support their pedagogic goals in pre-sessional and in-sessional EAP lessons. Design: Data were gathered by video recording four teachers' EAP lessons. Two lessons were pre-sessional and two lessons were in-sessional. A framework which identified…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Experienced Teachers, Classroom Communication, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Gutiérrez Pérez, Regina – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This article presents a didactic experience carried out in the Degree of Translation and Interpreting (English) at Pablo de Olavide University in Seville and it is part of a project of Innovation and Teaching Development. The main objective is the development in students of a metaphoric competence -- metaphorical awareness and strategies to…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Translation
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Fukuda, Steve T.; Sakata, Hiroshi; Pope, Christopher J. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Universities in the EFL context aim to foster graduates who can use English in the workplace. Regardless, university students' insufficient amount of out-of-class study time is a major issue. This problem may stem from learners' lack of learning skills, low levels of learning motivation, and high levels of academic procrastination. Self-coaching…
Descriptors: Universities, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chen, Cheryl Wei-yu – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Despite its importance in our learning and daily life, listening is 'the least understood and the least researched skill' [Vandergrift, L. 2007. "Recent Developments in Second and Foreign Language Listening Comprehension Research." "Language Teaching" 40: 191-201]. By utilizing listening journals and curated materials, this…
Descriptors: Metacognition, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Sunaoka, Kazuko – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
The focus of this research is on an international distance discussion class carried out in Chinese between university students in Japan, China and Taiwan using videoconferencing. Smiling was used as an interactional index in an analysis of the archival footage of the recordings of the discussion between native speakers (NS) of Chinese and…
Descriptors: Chinese, Distance Education, Native Speakers, Second Language Learning
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Lan, Yu-Ju; Liao, Chia-Ying – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
The study aimed at enhancing Chinese as a second language (CSL) students' listening comprehension by using authentic contexts in Second Life (SL). Twenty-seven CSL students from 4 countries participated in the 6-week study. A within-subject design was adopted to confirm the effects of 3D immersive experiences on CSL students' listening…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Interviews
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Siegel, Joseph; Broadbridge, James – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
The linguistic, social, and intercultural benefits of overseas experiences for English as a foreign language (EFL) learners continue to gain attention as the significance of English as a lingua franca proliferates. As the use of English for international communication increases, it is important to examine such interactions from multiple…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Study Abroad
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Wichayathian, Nanthiya; Reinders, Hayo – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
Considerable resources are expended on the development of learner autonomy (LA), and in particular on the provision of self-access facilities as one of the most common ways in which institutions have tried to foster autonomy. Whether the intended outcomes are achieved depends in large part on teachers' agreement with and understanding of the…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Personal Autonomy, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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