NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Language Learning Journal623
Audience
Teachers10
Students1
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 623 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Victoria, Mabel – Language Learning Journal, 2021
That 'a picture can stimulate a thousand words' aptly summarises the role of the visual in the field of language learning and teaching. The power of the image to generate language output has been widely acknowledged in the field of second/foreign language acquisition. Posters, diagrams, symbols and pictures are often found in language classrooms;…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Visual Aids
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mystkowska-Wiertelak, Anna – Language Learning Journal, 2021
Dynamic shifts of language learners' willingness to communicate (WtC) have been investigated in a number of studies with a view to establishing the impact of various cognitive, affective, social and contextual factors. Looking into such influences in the context of a language classroom gives an opportunity to identify variables that might remain…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Communication (Thought Transfer)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Marashi, Hamid; Erami, Neda – Language Learning Journal, 2021
This study was an attempt to investigate the effect of choice theory-based instruction on Iranian EFL learners' vocabulary achievement. To fulfil the purpose of this study, 60 female advanced EFL learners were selected from among a total number of 90 learners through their performance on a piloted sample Cambridge ESOL Certificate of Advanced…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Pretests Posttests, Linguistic Theory, Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nguyen, Chinh Duc – Language Learning Journal, 2021
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to young learners has been implemented at primary school level in many non-English speaking countries. One factor that determines the success or failure of primary EFL programmes is pedagogical practices. Recognising this importance, this study explores age-appropriate creativity for the practice of…
Descriptors: Young Children, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Experienced Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Yabukoshi, Tomoko – Language Learning Journal, 2021
This paper reports on a qualitative inquiry into Japanese students' self-regulated learning processes to improve their listening proficiency outside the classroom in an English as a foreign language context. Four Japanese university students with different levels of self-efficacy and listening outcomes were closely examined from a social cognitive…
Descriptors: Self Management, Self Efficacy, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Listening Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Morkus, Nader – Language Learning Journal, 2021
This study investigated the relationship between language proficiency and negative pragmatic transfer from a first language (L1), focusing on the speech act of refusal as realised by American learners of Arabic as a Foreign Language (AFL) in Egyptian Arabic. Twenty American AFL learners (10 intermediate and 10 advanced) and 2 baseline groups (10…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Semitic Languages, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Côté, Stephanie; Gaffney, Caitlin – Language Learning Journal, 2021
This study investigates the role of typed synchronous computer-mediated communication (SCMC) on learners' foreign language anxiety and output quantity. Sixty-one beginner French learners participated in the study. In the first session (group 1: SCMC, group 2: face-to-face [FTF]), participants learned new vocabulary and the present tense forms of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Second Language Learning, French
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Yu, Xia; Liu, Chengyu – Language Learning Journal, 2021
Although much has been discussed about the use of reading aloud (RA) outside China, it has been one of the least investigated learning/teaching behaviours in ELT in China. The paper reports the results of a series of semi-structured interviews, in which learners and teachers were invited to identify the reasons and problems in the use of RA in…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hernández, Rosario – Language Learning Journal, 2021
Time abroad is an ever more common feature of study for many university students. Students of languages, in particular, are encouraged or required to spend a period of time abroad as an integral component of their degree. While research on study abroad is abundant, studies addressing the socialisation of Irish students during their time abroad are…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Study Abroad, Foreign Countries, Student Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Liu, Yuying; Mishan, Freda; Chambers, Angela – Language Learning Journal, 2021
While task-based language teaching (TBLT) is a teaching methodology favoured by the Chinese Ministry of Education, it has not been sufficiently researched to be validated empirically in practice in the EFL classroom. Few studies have investigated teachers' responses to TBLT in the Chinese college English context. This research contributes to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pintado Gutiérrez, Lucía – Language Learning Journal, 2021
The gradual reintroduction of translation into the foreign language classroom in the last few decades has generated considerable interest among teachers and scholars. A renewed focus on translation as an aspect of language teaching has simultaneously originated from and resulted in the publication of theoretical and empirical studies as well as…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Translation, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Korkut, Perihan; Çelik, Özkan – Language Learning Journal, 2021
Traditionally, pronunciation is taught through recognition- or repetition-based mechanical drills. Upon the arrival of the communicative approach, pronunciation has been neglected in the ELT classroom because these types of activities are considered uncommunicative and form-focused. The teachers and coursebooks, however, have failed to replace…
Descriptors: Pronunciation, Pronunciation Instruction, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Yakushkina, Maria – Language Learning Journal, 2021
According to research in pragmatics, gender represents an important factor in individuals' turn-taking behaviour, with results indicating overall male-dominated conversational patterns. Despite the significance of gender in the students' conversational styles in an academic setting, gender and turn-taking has yet to be investigated in the foreign…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Classroom Communication
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ellis, Rod; Roever, Carsten – Language Learning Journal, 2021
This article presents a review of research that has investigated ways of measuring implicit and explicit knowledge of a second language (L2), focusing on grammar. It begins by defining implicit and explicit knowledge in terms of a distinguishing set of criteria. Two ways of investigating implicit knowledge are discussed -- through experimental…
Descriptors: Grammar, Second Language Learning, Metalinguistics, Psycholinguistics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aslan, Erhan; Thompson, Amy S. – Language Learning Journal, 2021
Foreign language learning in classroom settings has long been found to be associated with anxiety. Though it is known that sources of foreign language anxiety are varied, whether anxiety is related to learners' inherent beliefs about language learning is understudied. To this end, the present study examines the possible relationship between…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Anxiety
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  42