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Vincy, R. Infanta – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
This study investigates the importance of the reception of vocabulary in the language learning process of second language learners of English considering the evident role of vocabulary in the language fluency of the learners. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of explicit instruction and intentional learning environment in the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Ebadi, Saman; Ghuchi, Khadijeh Davood – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
This study investigates the effects of blended learning strategy in enhancing vocabulary on Iranian students through asynchronous using of Memrise Application outside the scheduled class time. To this end, 40 English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners were randomly divided into two groups. The control group learned vocabulary items through the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tarrayo, Veronico N. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
The 21 century has witnessed the emergence of the very short story (or "short" short story) genre called flash fiction, which has been receiving considerable attention in the digital age. Although flash fiction is a short form of narrative that may be told in less than 700 or 100 words, it is assumed to have the essential story details,…
Descriptors: Authors, Fiction, Foreign Countries, Literary Devices
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Soltanpour, Fatemeh; Valizadeh, Mohammadreza; Ghafarianzirak, Fatemeh – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
This two-week quantitative experimental study aimed at making a comparison among the effects of individual and collaborative pre-task planning, both with and without receiving teacher feedback on structural organization and clarity of argumentative essays. The participants were 120 Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners, assigned…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tenedero, Pia Patricia P.; Alcantara, Addie Anne S.; Dagui, Anna Carmela L.; Lim, Clarisse R.; Palomeno, Tonee Rose M.; Rosario, Breazhalin Marie S. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
With Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN 2015) ushering market integration, including free exchange of human resources among member countries, employer expectations from university graduates adapt to the increasingly competitive demands of the global workplace. Such development makes more urgent the alignment of academic and professional…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Accounting, Foreign Countries, Supervisors
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Kartal, Galip; Özmen, Kemal Sinan – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
Teacher Professional Development (PD) is crucial for sustaining the quality of teaching. This study aims at investigating PD plans of English student teachers and the factors affecting those plans. The data were collected through a survey applied to 101 participants, and semi-structured interviews with 20 student teachers studying at an English…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Malini, K.; Janakavalli, C. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
Language anxiety is the feeling of anxiety, worry, nervousness, and apprehension proficiency in learning or using a second or foreign language. The feelings may branch from any second language structure whether it is related with the innovative skills of speaking and writing or the receptive skills of reading and listening. Fear of negative…
Descriptors: Anxiety, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ebadi, Saman; Asakereh, Ahmad – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
The present study investigated the possible contribution of Voice Thread (VT) website to the Iranian EFL learners' speaking accuracy in terms of using correct form of hypothetical conditional sentences. Moreover, the language learners' perception of the website was also explored. To this end, 18 English literature freshmen from a state university…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Mousavi, Hamid – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
Motivation as one of the most important areas in language learning has been extensively investigated based on various models and theories. Recent motivational theories on L2 learning emphasized the importance of the possible 'selves' in motivating learners. This paper analyzes and compares the two constructs of Ought-to L2 self and Ideal L2 self…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Learning Motivation, Self Concept
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Devi, G. Kalpana; Rao, V. V. Subba – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
Learning English language is important as mother tongue in the case of second language learners because of its widen opportunities in one's professional and academic areas. Getting command in English language needs special practice and training in the case of second language learners where they are exposed continuously to their mother tongue. To…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Skills, Receptive Language
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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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