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Rivers, Damian J. – Language Awareness, 2011
Within the Japanese English Language Teaching context and consistent with the dominant conversation role assigned to the native English speaker teacher, there exists a belief that the most effective manner in which to teach and promote multilingualism and intercultural understanding is through restricting students to monolingual practices and…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Second Language Learning, Ideology, Personal Autonomy
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Evans, Betsy E.; Imai, Terumi – Language Awareness, 2011
This paper reports the results of a survey of 101 Japanese university students' perceptions of different varieties of English using an open-ended questionnaire. Participants indicated their first impressions of varieties of English that they had named. This methodology allows participants themselves to provide the specific varieties as well as the…
Descriptors: Language Variation, Student Attitudes, Native Speakers, English (Second Language)
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Cross, Jeremy – Language Awareness, 2010
Grounded in sociocultural theory, this article outlines a small-scale study exploring metacognitive awareness of second language (L2) listening. In each of five lessons, six pairs of advanced-level, adult, Japanese, EFL learners participated in a sequence of tasks involving the explicit verbalisation of strategies as part of a pedagogical cycle…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Japanese