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EL-Sakran, Omnia T.; EL-Sakran, Tharwat M. – Journal of English as an International Language, 2021
This study examines secondary school teachers' perceptions towards the discussion of culturally sensitive topics in three private schools in the United Arab Emirates. In light of this, it probes into teachers' perceptions on the relationship between culture and language and whether English can be taught without covering its cultural aspects. It…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Teacher Attitudes, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Foreign Countries
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Aslan, Fehime – Journal of English as an International Language, 2021
The ownership of English has been hotly debated for a long time by researchers in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT). World Englishes expand the ownership of English from Inner Circle countries to Outer and Expanding Circle countries based on Kachru's (1985) Three Circle Model. In light of this, it can be claimed that World Englishes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Attitudes, Language Variation, Language Teachers
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Nicolas, Maureen O'Day; Annous, Samer – Journal of English as an International Language, 2021
This study investigates the transfer of communication skills acquired in a Lebanese university. All eight professors teaching in the four courses in the Cultural Studies program that are taught in English were interviewed to elicit their beliefs and perceptions about students' communicative skill in English and about their responsibility as…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Communication Skills, Foreign Countries, Transfer of Training
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Obi, Uloma Nkpurunma; Ticha, Ignatius Khan; Nakhooda, Muhammad – Journal of English as an International Language, 2021
This paper aims to explore student experiences resulting from collaborative teaching and learning of academic literacy and content knowledge, for multiple objectives at a South African University of Technology. Using the qualitative research approach, undergraduate students who attended the Communication Skills course were randomly selected. Data…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Experience, Undergraduate Students, Communication Skills
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Lentz, Genevieve Suzann; Foncha, John Wankah – Journal of English as an International Language, 2021
The purpose of this study is to seek blended learning as an intervention programme in first year's students' English language academic writing. The 21st century's focus on technology presents an ideal opportunity to use the digital platform as a space for students to learn. This is believed to work well particularly with students who might be…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Blended Learning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Abu-Joudeh, Maisoun – Journal of English as an International Language, 2021
Learning language is always a challenge. A more daunting task is learning those culturally bound aspects of language. The present study examines the ability of Jordanian EFL learners to comprehend culturally bound color expressions. It also investigates whether L1 transfer plays a role in their processing of color idioms. To achieve this goal, I…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Figurative Language, Native Language, Second Language Learning
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Vijayaraghavan, Arya Parakkate; Chattaraj, Dishari – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
The study briefly analyzes the ELT situation in India which is replete with challenges emerging from the lack of engagement with the phenomenon of digitality that further shapes the existing nature of learning and the needs of the learner. After locating the position of English Language in the new education policy of India, the paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Wahid, Ridwan – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
Usage of definite and indefinite articles is known to vary across different varieties of English, especially in the outer circle. As a semantic/pragmatic category, definiteness is notoriously slippery to define -- is it uniqueness, familiarity, inclusiveness or identifiability? Literature has shown that the lack of an agreed definition can…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Variation, Form Classes (Languages)
Vu, Ngoc Tung – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
Vietnamese teachers of English are shifting away from their responsibilities as knowledge transmitters towards becoming intercultural agents. It is clear that when the teachers become sensitive to the learners' cultural backgrounds and identities, they can function as competent intercultural agents. However, teacher education programs (TEP) in…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Preservice Teachers
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Tang, Keow Ngang – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
This research investigated the views of lecturers regarding the challenges of teaching English as a medium of instruction (EMI) and its important impact on Thailand International College. A qualitative method was employed utilizing an interview protocol as a research instrument. In total, 12 lecturers from four programs of an international college…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction
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Candan, Karolin; Inal, Dilek – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
Although Turkey is a country where English is taught as an international language (EIL), very few research studies have focused specifically on learners' attitudes toward different accents and pronunciations. Therefore, this paper attempts to highlight Turkish university preparatory school students' perceptions on different English pronunciations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Mozaheb, Mohammad Amin; Monfared, Abbas – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
Despite the accumulated body of debates surrounding English as an international language (EIL), and stronger orientations towards mutual intelligibility, little research has been done on teachers' attitudes towards English pronunciation pedagogy in ELT classes. To address this gap, this study explores the perceptions of 352 English teachers from…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Hernandez, Hjalmar Punla – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
Due to the rise of World Englishes, one of the principal challenges of teachers of English today is to keep paced with language variation (Crystal, 2013). Such variation influences their choices on the variety of English in instructional texts that they use in teaching ESL/EFL academic writing. Grounded in Systemic Functional Linguistics, this…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Estaji, Masoomeh; Savarabadi, Maryam Faraji – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
The spread of English all around the world has raised the need for English instructors to be aware of the new trends of English as an International Language (EIL) in order to enable their students to communicate internationally. In this Qualitative study, which aimed to examine the cultural awareness of EFL teachers with regard to EIL, 16 Iranian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Yoel, Judith – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
This research examines the visibility of English in the schoolscape of two Israeli teacher training colleges. English in Israel is part of a complex, multilingual reality. Not an official language, it carries prestige and is common in media, commerce, industry, and science. In higher education, its presence, however, is limited, despite being a…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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