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Barrett, Catherine; Junio, Rachel Wright – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
For most students, revision is viewed as a punishment for not writing well enough. However, what if students' negative perceptions of revision shifted to view revision as an opportunity to better develop the meaning and message of texts. Revision, like all processes in writing, is complex, cognitively demanding, and requires students to be able to…
Descriptors: Error Correction, Student Attitudes, Writing Attitudes, Revision (Written Composition)
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Ashraf, Hamid; Ahmadi, Fatemeh; Hosseinnia, Mansooreh – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
The present study intended to integrate some 21st century skills teaching into English classroom and investigate their effect on listening and reading comprehension skills. In so doing, the study used a quantitative, experimental design with 55 participants, 25 in the control group and 30 in the experimental group who were students of second high…
Descriptors: Speech Skills, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension
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Alarcon, Josephine B. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
Language Centers (LC) are gaining local and international reputation for their contribution to English language training or proficiency. However, despite their widespread phenomenon, there is dearth in literature about them locally, or even perhaps globally. Using phenomenology, this paper aimed to explore the dynamics of language centers by…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Learning Resources Centers, Language Proficiency, Language Acquisition
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Garcia-Ponce, Edgar Emmanuell; Lengeling, M. M.; Mora-Pablo, I. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
Over the last three decades, research has centred the attention on discrimination within TESOL motivated by issues concerning the distinction between native- and non-native English speaking teachers. However, based upon the authors' experience as English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers and researchers, it is claimed that discrimination in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), English Teachers
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Abiog, Evalyn B. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
The present study describes the experiences of adult English as a Second Language (ESL) readers in processing legal texts prior to entering a financial agreement. A preliminary survey was conducted to determine the commonly read policies and contracts of adult ESL reader-consumers, which revealed those of banks and life-insurance companies; hence,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Educational Policy, Adult Students, Qualitative Research
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Turgut, Yildiz – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
Technology has always been a part of teaching process and being able to teach with technology requires an understanding of how technology, pedagogy, and content interact to support student learning. Recently, studies on developing TPACK skills of teachers have been emerged; however, studies on TPACK in pre-service education on a specific domain,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), College Second Language Programs, Comparative Education
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Vo, Quyen Phuong – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
It is undeniable that the existence of internationalization has given a great deal of influences within various fields of worldwide nations, namely science, technology, economics, politics, and even education. One of its obvious results is the emergence of intercultural communication and English language has then become as a bridge for…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Balcikanli, Cem – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
Learner autonomy has become a central concern in the recent history of language learning. Self-Access Centres (SACs) play a critical role in fostering learner autonomy specifically in EFL (English as a Foreign Language) settings. As SACs aim at enabling learning to occur independent of teaching, in these centres, language learners are given more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Personal Autonomy
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Ashraf, Hamid; Kafi, Zahra H. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
The present study aimed at investigating the relationship between Iranian EFL, English as a foreign language, male and female instructors' philosophy of education and their professional development to see whether there is any significant relation between the type of philosophy of education that teachers hold and their professional development. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Tenedero, Pia Patricia P. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
To further probe the alignment (or misalignment) of university and industry priorities in terms of English language skills development of future accountants, this study extends the earlier investigation of employers' perception on the communication skills needed by entry-level accountants. Using conjoint analysis, this research examines the…
Descriptors: Accounting, Communication Skills, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Hernandez, Hjalmar Punla – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2017
Second Language Acquisition (SLA), as a sub-discipline in applied linguistics, is rapidly growing and changing (Ellis & Shintani, 2014). As such, it has yielded stirring issues on both naturalistic and instructed settings causing reviews and/or investigations by language researchers. This paper accordingly serves as a humble attempt at…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Direct Instruction, Teaching Methods, Literature Reviews
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Ashraf, Hamid; Kafi, Zeinab – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2016
The current study aimed at investigating the status of Professional Development (PD) through examining teachers' perspectives over how effective they consider exam specific teacher training courses (IELTS in this case) which aim at increasing their PD. To this end, a group of EFL teachers, from different language schools in Mashhad, Iran took part…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Language Tests
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Özmen, Kemal Sinan – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2016
Doctoral dissertation has an important role to embark on an academic career confidently. The case is much more challenging for the early career doctorate who strives to contribute to the wider academic community. Using Swale's IMRD model, this study analyzed the rhetorical organization of English abstracts of 147 doctoral dissertations written…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Arulselvi, M. Evangelin – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2016
The fundamental task of schools is to endow students with strategies, which enable them to elaborate, transform, contrast and critically rebuild knowledge, that develops strategic knowledge. Learning strategy is the specific action to make the students better in learning a second language. Learning Strategy Training is based on problems the…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Munalim, Leonardo O.; Lintao, Rachelle B. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2016
Grounded on the tradition of Contrastive Rhetoric (CR), this paper aimed at contrasting the presence of metadiscourse resources in a book preface of Filipino and English authors. It especially sought to see the similarities and differences of interactive and interactional markers between two cultures. A total of thirty book prefaces on language…
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, Authors, Cultural Differences, Classification
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