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Kung, Fan-Wei – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
The past decade has witnessed a plethora of research in teaching second language reading, and how to teach with efficiency has gradually gained ground in the field of Second Language Acquisition. Even though empirical studies have revealed that there is a positive correlation between students' learning motivation and learning outcome for effective…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Strategies
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Lyrigkou, Christina – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Easy and rapid access to the Internet, the affordances of Web 2.0 tools and technological advances, such as smartphone applications, have rendered informal contact with English an undisputed reality. This out-of-class contact without the primary or conscious objective of language learning has been the focus of recent research into the field of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Oral Language
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De Paepe, Liesbeth; Zhu, Chang; Depryck, Koen – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This study examines educators' and providers' perceptions of constraints and critical success factors of the development and implementation of online L2 learning. The focus is on Dutch L2 learning in adult education in Flanders. Semi-structured interviews with seven educators (shaping pedagogies/curricula) and six providers (organizing/offering…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Online Courses, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Dugartsyrenova, Vera Arkadyevna; Sardegna, Veronica Gabriela – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This article explores learners' uses and opinions regarding the design and implementation of an approach for developing intercultural knowledge and skills via an online voice-based telecollaboration tool. The participants were 14 pre-service teachers taking an intercultural course for English teachers at a Russian university. For three weeks, they…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Dikilitas, Kenan; Mumford, Simon E. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This study highlights the need to promote more personal and informal processes in Teacher Autonomy and focuses on university Language Teachers' processes in reading Teacher Research (TR) in order to understand how this impacts their autonomy development processes. In particular, it addresses teachers' interactions with TR articles during the…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Empowerment, Professional Identity
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Chambers, Gary N. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Points of transition in life are accepted as times which impact greatly on aspects of the individual's psyche, including motivation to learn. In spite of this, pupils' views are rarely heard in discussions of transition from primary to secondary school in general and in relation to modern languages in particular. This exploratory study…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Elementary School Students
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Zarrinabadi, Nourollah; Ebrahimi, Aniya – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This article reports on a study which employed a flipped classroom strategy to increase the amount of peer dialogue among a group of Iranian EFL learners. The flipped strategy used in this study required the students to study some online materials provided for students via a social network called Telegram. Before attending the class, the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Video Technology, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
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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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Duran, David; Flores, Marta; Oller, Maite; Ramírez, Marcela – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
"Reading in Pairs" is a peer tutoring program designed to improve oral fluency and reading comprehension in English as a Foreign Language. In this program students work in pairs, using an established relationship framework and the support of their teacher. This article outlines the main conceptual foundations of the program: peer…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Babapour, Maryam; Ahangari, Saeideh; Ahour, Touran – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Reading comprehension is a key skill that can influence the learning outcome and further language development. Thus, the purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of two types of reading interventions, Collaborative Strategic Reading (CSR) and Shadow Reading (SHR), on EFL learners' reading comprehension across two proficiency levels. To…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Comprehension
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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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McEown, Kristopher; Sugita-McEown, Maya – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Purpose: Factors of self-regulated learning processes, namely teacher autonomy support/parental autonomy support, and three types of individual goal-orientations (i.e. mastery goal, performance-approach goal, performance-avoidance goal) were examined. Methodology: A questionnaire was used to survey 212 Japanese undergraduate students who were…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Personal Autonomy, Learning Strategies, Learning Processes
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Karimi, Mohammad Nabi; Norouzi, Monireh – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Reconceptualization of teaching as a thoughtful process guided by teachers' thinking has inspired a substantial body of research into various factors involved in shaping teachers' cognitions. Experience has been cited as one of the factors structuring teachers' cognitions. However, despite the multitude of studies comparing the cognitions…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Sato, Rintaro – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Willingness to Communicate (WTC) plays a crucial role in second language (L2) learning, and is believed to be closely related to learning in general; the higher a learner's WTC, the better their fluency with the L2. WTC can also be conceptualized as fluctuating from moment to moment during the course of L2 use and communication. This also seems to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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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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