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Demir, Cüneyt – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
In the field of ELT, a growing awareness has been paid to the use of correct and appropriate word combinations. Of methods and techniques existed in the literature, the issue of lexical collocation gets a great deal of attention. However, one of the main obstacles, particularly for non-native writers (NNW), is indeterminate knowledge of word…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Phrase Structure, Periodicals
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Cáceres-Lorenzo, M-Teresa; Salas-Pascual, Marcos; Afonzo-de-Tovar, Isabel-Cristina; Vera-Cazorla, M-Jesús; Santana-Alvarado, Yaiza; Santana-Quintana, Cristina – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This article investigates 292 postgraduate students of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain), through a Likert-scale questionnaire. This inquiry was about private, educational actions and learning valuation of a foreign language and its relation with the learning of one or several foreign languages. The analysis of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Likert Scales
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Dalamu, Taofeek – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
Institutions are known through the names-cum-titles shown on their signboards, internet websites, letterheads, etc. However, it seems that such cultures could not satisfy the yearning of most organizations. So, they further propagate their core values and traits by constructing short linguistic bursts-cum-contents that can expatiate on what the…
Descriptors: Grammar, Advertising, Signs, Organizations (Groups)
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Akbulut, Fatma Demiray – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This research has analysed the impact of morphological treatment in English morphological awareness task. The main aim of this study is to understand the relationship between morphological awareness and vocabulary knowledge of university preparatory class students. In second language learning environment, fifty-two preparatory class students have…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Morphology (Languages), Metalinguistics, Task Analysis
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Dogan, Gizem; Mirici, Ismail Hakki – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
Learner autonomy has become a central ability to develop in learners for a fruitful language learning/teaching process in EFL classes. Particularly, in this world of knowledge, teaching learners how to access resources and how to use them for their learning needs has become increasingly important. Teachers' perception on learner autonomy is…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Demira, Yusuf; Yavuz, Mustafa – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
Gender discrimination is still a hot debate running in the periphery of education. One way it is imposed on students is through printed materials and coursebooks, particularly those used for foreign language teaching given their rich linguistic content and content-based nature. This paper reports on a study which investigated gender…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Textbooks
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Yangin Ersanli, Ceylan; Çakir, Abdulvahit – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
Humour is a universal phenomenon and has been studied in many fields of research such as literature, linguistics, psychology, sociology and philosophy. Humour is often expressed through language and it is little wonder that failure to understand humorous language causes breakdowns in communication. What is humorous might be culturally defined, and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Duruk, Eda – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This study aims at examining the frequency of interpersonal metadiscourse markers in academic written discourse and investigating the way Turkish writers use interpersonal metadiscourse, namely in MA dissertations from one major academic field; English language teaching (ELT). A corpus based research is applied by examining a total of 20…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Academic Discourse, Interpersonal Communication, Authors
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Misir, Hülya – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This study aims at discovering the relevance of general competence of Turkish and Arab learners who have an A1 level of English proficiency in preparatory school of University of Turkish Aeronautical Association (UTAA) to their speaking skill in terms of syntax by analyzing the recordings of speaking exams in the first semester. One can ask why…
Descriptors: Syntax, Course Descriptions, Guidelines, Comparative Analysis
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Yetis, Veda Aslim – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
The aim of this paper is to examine the role of composing process and knowledge about coherence/cohesion in French foreign language writing skill. Research sample consists of 35 Turkish students studying French language teaching at a Turkish university. The participants were first given a test containing of three parts in order to determine their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, French, Writing Skills
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Daftari, Giti Ehtesham; Tavil, Zekiye Müge – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
The discrimination between native and non-native English speaking teachers is reported in favor of native speakers in literature. The present study examines the linguistic insecurity of non-native English speaking teachers (NNESTs) and investigates its influence on learners' productive skills by using SPSS software. The eighteen teachers…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Tulgar, Aysegül Takkaç – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This study aimed to get ideas formed by undergraduate foreign language students about the applicability, advantages and disadvantages of "selfie@ssessment", which can be regarded as an alternative form of self-assessment utilizing modern mobile phone technologies and the available Internet facilities. Underpinning this study of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Second Language Instruction, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Kulavuz-Önal, Derya; Tatar, Sibel – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
Over the past decades, teacher burnout has attracted teacher education scholars worldwide as regards to its causes, effects, and amelioration. Although the burnout phenomenon is not new, the research on teacher burnout in Turkey is still relatively recent. Providing a perspective from Turkey, in this study, we investigated burnout and…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Karakoç, Dilek; Köse, Gül Durmusoglu – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This study is an attempt to clarify the incremental and multidimensional nature of foreign language vocabulary development and its relation to the participants' reading and writing performances and general language ability of English as a foreign language (EFL). With this principle aim, the current study investigated the relationship between…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency
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Aydin, Belgin; Unver, Meral Melek; Alan, Bülent; Saglam, Sercan – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This paper explains the process of designing a curriculum based on the Taba Model and the Global Scale of English (GSE) in an intensive language education program. The Taba Model emphasizing the involvement of the teachers and the learners in the curriculum development process was combined with the GSE, a psychometric tool measuring language…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Psychometrics
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