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Jafari, Sakineh; Ketabi, Saeed – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
With the shift in language teaching towards a more learner-centered approach, there is now an emphasis on considering learners' views on what goes on in the classroom. Involving learners in selecting and evaluating classroom activities as well as listening to their voices and preferences can be helpful for teachers in planning lesson and designing…
Descriptors: College Students, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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Matsuoka, Rieko; Matsumoto, Kahoko; Poole, Gregory; Matsuoka, Misato – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This study examines the ways in which college students in Japan overcame sensitivity to external evaluation and increased their willingness to communicate in English. It is not uncommon for university students in Japan, who are otherwise proficient speakers of English and motivated to learn, fail to exhibit English competency in real communication…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Oi, Yoko Suganuma – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
The present study mainly focuses on the topic development in student written production through the consistency between student self-assessment and teacher assessment. In the present study, topic development means "cohesion", "overall organization", and "coherence". It proposes the next hypotheses: (i) Students could…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Writing Assignments, Hypothesis Testing, Evaluation Methods
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Golpour, Farhad – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
The essential function of critical thinking in education is obvious by many studies done in this field. The main purpose of this article is to find the relationship between critical thinking levels of Iranian EFL learners and their performance on different modes of writing. The sample of the study selected among those who studying English at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Tsutsumi, Rie – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
Current studies show that it is becoming clear that language teachers give significant importance to learners' motivation level, interest levels, and attitudes toward their learning. Motivated teachers can have a powerful influence on students' career directions, and positively impact learners' motivations and interests. However, not many studies…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Sugie, Satoko; Mitsugi, Makoto – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) utilization in Chinese as a "second" foreign language has mainly been focused on Learning Management System (LMS), digital material development, and quantitative analysis of learners' grammatical knowledge. There has been little research that has analyzed the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Second Language Learning, Chinese, Second Language Instruction
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Mehrani, Mehdi B. – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
The present study aimed to explore the strategies that could be potentially employed in the Iranian ELT context to bridge the gap between research and practice. Data were collected through conducting a "focus group discussion" with a number of practitioner-researchers. The findings showed that to improve the relationship between…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Focus Groups
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Rezaee-Manesh, Najafquli; Tahriri, Abdorreza – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
The current mixed-method study probed EFL instructors' mediative knowledge across four different contexts of teaching including language institutes, universities, and senior and junior high schools in Iran. To this end, 181 EFL instructors, 80 males and 101 females, completed mediative closed-questionnaire which composed of twelve items to measure…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Hasan, Md. Kamrul; Akhand, Mohd. Moniruzzaman – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This paper investigates the issues related to code-switching/code-mixing in an ESL context. Some preliminary data on Bangla-English code-switching/code-mixing has been analyzed in order to determine which structural pattern of code-switching/code-mixing is predominant in different social strata. This study also explores the relationship of…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Usage
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Lee, Eunpyo; Kim, Eun-Kyung – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This study examines an extra-curricular English course that gives a chance for the low-proficient seniors who have not yet met the graduation qualification to graduate upon completion of 90 hours of English program. The subjects were 14 seniors who failed to obtain the minimum requirement scores and had to complete the course in summer of 2014. A…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Graduation Requirements, Language Tests
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Kang, Manjin – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
There has been a huge amount of research on errors of language learners. However, most of them have focused on syntactic errors and those about lexical errors are not found easily despite the importance of lexical learning for the language learners. The case is even rarer for Korean language. In line with this background, this study was designed…
Descriptors: Error Analysis (Language), Korean, North Americans, Second Language Learning
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Kang, Mun-koo; Chang, Hyung-ji – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This study is aimed at ensuring the validity of the Practical English Certification Test (PECT) of the Chung-nam Office of Education (COE) in Korea. Motivated by the demand for a developing localized English test to empower English learning in public education, the COE conducted the PECT for 38,544 students of elementary, middle and high schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Tests
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Jeon, Moongee – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This article investigates the lexical and discourse features of English text and discourse with automated computer technologies. Specifically, this article examines the cohesion of English text and discourse with automated computer tools, Coh-Metrix and TEES. Coh-Metrix is a text analysis computer tool that can analyze English text and discourse…
Descriptors: Connected Discourse, Computational Linguistics, Textbooks, Discourse Analysis
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Han, Eunhee – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2013
This study presents how college freshmen students reflect on their writing skills using a triangular writing process. A triangular writing process consists of Clog as a freewriting format, personal journal log as an informal writing format, and writing assignments as a formal writing format. Participants were 47 undergraduate students who took…
Descriptors: Skill Development, College Freshmen, Writing Assignments, Writing Instruction
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Homayounzadeh, Maryam; Mehrpour, Saeed – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2013
Based on the principles of critical discourse analysis this contrastive study sought to investigate the effect of culture on the journalistic style and the strategies used to report news in the American and Persian newspaper editorials. To this end, articles were selected from the New York Times, the Washington Post, Kayhan and Ettelaat, taking…
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, English, Indo European Languages, Journalism
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