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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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Öztüfekçi, Ali; Dikilitas, Kenan – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
The main purpose of this study is to explore and examine an early bilingual child whose use of English might be different on the account of the context the child uses English. Specifically, it was sought to find out if the child resorted to different phonological varieties as well as different interaction patterns while communicating. The relevant…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Phonology, Second Language Learning, Language Acquisition
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Sreeja, V. – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
Babu English is arguably one of the most popular varieties of Indian English and ironically the least studied too. An attempt to define the variety lands one in a mushy land of definitions that are untenable. It has been described variously by different scholars while German linguist Schuchardt classifies it as a pidgin, Kachru defines it as a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Variation, Interlanguage, Foreign Countries
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Harries, Jim – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
From intercultural experience, and following scholarly analysis, this article blows the whistle on the supposed advantages of the development of diverse "World Englishes." While native-speaker English is rooted in biblical faith, global Englishes may not represent either good theology, or good sense. The ongoing popularity of…
Descriptors: Language Variation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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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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Goswami, Arpita – Journal of English as an International Language, 2020
The Sylheti Bangla, a variety of Bangla language is primarily spoken in the Sylhet District of Bangladesh, Barak Valley of Assam, Tripura, especially in North Tripura. The systematic perusal on English spoken by Sylheti Bangla speakers demonstrates that it carries a huge difference with English (RP) specially in respect to pronunciation, syllable…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Interference (Language), English (Second Language), Phonology
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Tsoumou, Jean Mathieu – Journal of English as an International Language, 2019
The world is witnessing an unprecedented growth of the English language worldwide. Now more than at any time in linguistic history people are powerlessly assisting the expansion of one global language, English, dominating other languages even in countries, such as Congo-Brazzaville, where its presence was not long ago barely observed. There has…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Role, Language Usage
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Suntornsawet, Jirada – Journal of English as an International Language, 2019
English as an International Language (EIL) is grounded in the concept of multiplicity. Such proliferation of non-native varieties of English leads to several controversies including the intelligibility of its speakers to listeners from various language backgrounds. Although this concern has been continuously addressed in EIL research, the focus…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Pronunciation, Comprehension
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