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Alimorad, Zahra – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2015
This study aimed to discover semantic and syntactic problems Persian native speakers might have while reading English and Persian texts and different strategies they use to overcome those problems. To this end, a convenient sample of 40 intermediate students studying English Literature at Shiraz University was selected. Twenty of them were asked…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, Indo European Languages, Semantics, Syntax
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Chang, Sunmee – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2015
This study investigates how five non-heritage language learners manage themselves in a heritage learner dominant classroom. It looks at mainly the interactions among the students from a sociocultural perspective in terms of their attitude, socialization, and using strategies. The results indicate that most of subject students struggle but…
Descriptors: Heritage Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Motivation
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Hasan, Md. Kamrul – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2015
This work attempts to investigate the role of prosody in the syntax of focus in Bangla. The aim of this study is to show the intonation pattern of Bangla in emphasis and focus. In order to do that, the author has looked at the pattern of focus without-i/o as well as with the same. Do they really pose any different focus intonation pattern from…
Descriptors: Intonation, Indo European Languages, Role, Suprasegmentals
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Chang, Bok-Myung – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2015
This study aims to review the development of NWCCDL Project during the last 10 years from (2005 to 2014) and evaluate the effects of NWCCDL Project on the students' satisfaction of the project and their affective domain. The research data was analyzed from the results of the questionnaires which were conducted at the end of every semester. This…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Higher Education
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Ansarin, Ali Akbar; Manesh, Solmaz Saeeidi – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2015
Representation of languages in a bilingual mind in general and the way bilinguals restore words from their mental lexicon, and the way they retrieve words have been explored by many researchers resulting in varied findings. The more information regarding bilingual memory is obtained, the better image would be constructed about this knowledge…
Descriptors: Reaction Time, Semantics, Priming, Bilingualism
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Zhou, Gang; Niu, Xiaochun – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2015
Vocal disorders are a very common occupation-related disease in teachers, though it has never been given enough attention in China. As a result, the occupational health care of professional voice users is surprisingly, undeveloped compared to the attention given to occupational hearing disorders or many other occupational symptoms. The aim of the…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Voice Disorders, Questionnaires, Incidence
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Chen, Cheryl Wei-yu – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2015
The current study was designed to unveil a group of EFL students' metaphors for English writing and determine whether engaging in peer dialogues helped students to modify their beliefs and practices. It was found that about one third of the elicited metaphors carried a negative tone towards English writing. The metaphor-sharing dialogues among…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Figurative Language, Writing (Composition)
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Shin, Inyoung – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2015
This study aimed to analyze the perceived needs of L2 postgraduate engineering students in relation to sociocultural behaviours in an EFL context. Semi-structured interviews were administered in order to examine the perceptions of Korean postgraduate engineering students themselves and subject lecturers in Korea. The research indicated that…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Engineering Education, Student Needs, English (Second Language)
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Hanamoto, Hiroki – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
Although there seems to be no doubt that English as a lingua franca paradigm has affected the focus of English language teaching toward the issue of mutual intelligibility, studies involving only non-native English speakers (NNS-NNS interaction) are still in their infancy. Using a sequential analysis, this study examines how Japanese learners of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Official Languages, Second Language Instruction
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Chen, Cheryl Wei-yu; Cheng, Yuh-show – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
Framed in the sociocultural theory, this case study was designed to investigate teachers' professional growth as situated in team teaching and the larger teaching context. The participants were one pair of Taiwanese and foreign English teachers who were in their first year of practicing team teaching in an elementary school in Hsinchu City,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Khaghaninejad, Mohammad Saber – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This study was an attempt to investigate the possible effect of intertextuality-aware instruction of reading passages on a sample of intermediate EFL learners of both genders. First, the intertextuality deployed through the reading passages of the study's course-book was focused inspired by Fairclough's (192) framework in terms of genre, text…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Zhang, Yanyan; Xiao, Jing – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
English has assumed a new role in international communication in recent decades, that is, as a Lingua Franca (ELF) among speakers with different first languages. This study attempts to investigate and analyze Chinese university students' perception and production of paired English fricatives from the perspective of ELF. By using a listening…
Descriptors: Asians, Pronunciation, English (Second Language), Difficulty Level
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Lin, Han-Yi – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This research investigates the ideological character of the English language in East Asia. It focuses on the prevailing beliefs, values and propositions relating to English as a global language and the spread of English in the non-English East Asian countries, namely China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. By analyzing how English is presented in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English, English (Second Language), Language Variation
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Reed, Jennifer; Aguiar, Bryan; Seong, Myeong-Hee – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This paper aims to investigate university students' perceptions of drama activities in terms of providing suggestions for constructing an effective drama class. A total of ten students who participated in Interactive English, an elective English course during the second semester of 2013 at a Korean university, took part in this study. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Drama, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Aliakbari, Mohammad; Gheitasi, Mojtaba – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This paper investigated the extent to which Iranian EFL students are aware of the appropriate use of request speech act in English speaking contexts in terms of formality, politeness and indirectness. A researcher made discourse completion test (DCT) including 16 scenarios was distributed among 130 advanced students in private English institutes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pragmatics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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