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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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Ebadi, Saman; Beigzadeh, Maryam – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2016
As the main applicable language resources in classrooms, textbooks provide the primary source of information, and they serve the foundation of instruction and transfer the curriculum objectives. Therefore, teachers should be conscious in choosing the right textbooks and activities for their students. The purpose of this study is to investigate one…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Teaching Methods, Textbook Content, Content Analysis
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Dela Rosa, John Paul O.; Castro, Lorna B. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2016
This pragmatic study of the speech act of apology aims to look into the apology strategies and felicity conditions fulfilled in the public apology statements of an American and a Filipino TV host after alleged faults done during the pageant nights of Miss Universe 2015 and Binibining Pilipinas 2015, respectively. Specifically, the study purposes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pragmatics, Speech Acts, Television
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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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Palit, Sukanchan – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2016
Scientific vision and scientific understanding in today's world are in the path of new glory. Chemical Engineering science is witnessing drastic and rapid changes. The metamorphosis of human civilization in this century is faced with vicious challenges. Progress of Chemical Engineering science, the vision of technology and the broad chemical…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Periodicals, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Yeni-Palabiyik, P.; Daloglu, A. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2016
The aim of the study is to explore English language teachers' implementation of a curriculum innovation with an action-oriented approach in the context of teaching English to very young learners in Turkish primary schools. As a part of exploratory case study design, data from multiple sources were gathered in the form of observational field notes,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Curriculum Implementation
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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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Shi, Jiasheng – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2016
Theoretical triads are commonly employed thought patterns and have played an important part in the history of translation. This paper presents a brief introduction to some of the most prominent triads in Chinese thinking over translation and clarifies the misinterpretations of them, with some of their Western counterparts given for comparative…
Descriptors: Chinese, Translation, Semantics, Phonology
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Coskun, Abdullah – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2016
The saying "I can understand English but I can't speak" is so commonly used by Turkish people that it would be fair to state that not being able to speak English has almost become a syndrome in society. This study delves into the causes of this syndrome. In two state high schools, 293 high school students filled out a questionnaire…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Expressive Language, Receptive Language
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