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López, Miguel Antonio Pat; Escobedo, Pedro Antonio Sánchez – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
The purpose of this research was to identify the role of the level of proficiency in the English language with high-performing third-year students in the Mayan area of Yucatán, near a tourist region called the Riviera Maya. The aim was also to explore the relationship between learning a second language and the subsequent overall improvement in the…
Descriptors: Language Role, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Edwards, Roger; Holguín-Barrera, María Daniela; Ortiz, Ana Cristina; Pérez, Mariela – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
This action research was undertaken at a university language center in Ambato, Ecuador, as a result of concerns over the high level of teacher dependence among learners of English as a Second Language (EFL). The project aimed at assessing the development of autonomous learning behavior and the motivational impact of student collaboration on…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Management Systems
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Vega, Melita; Moscoso, María de Lourdes – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) has often been touted as an effective means of enhancing the language proficiency gains among its learners due to its focus on content over form and higher cognitive demand. However, cautions have been raised regarding the varying conditions and contexts that need to be taken into consideration in…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Course Content
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Santana, Josefina C. – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
English-medium instruction classes in higher education are increasing in countries where English is not the first language. Though these courses offer advantages, they also offer concerns and challenges. One of these challenges is creating a rapport between a teacher and students who are working in a language that is not their own. Rapport is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), College Students
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Hua, Tzu-Ling – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
English-medium instruction (EMI) has become a global education phenomenon in recent decades, especially in higher education. However, its implementation is still facing criticism. On the one hand, learners are welcoming the envisaged benefits of preparing them with professional content knowledge and English language proficiency to compete in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction
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Sarasa, Maria Cristina; Porta, Luis Gabriel – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
This is a narrative study into the co-construction of teaching identities narrated by twenty-four undergraduate students in the context of an English language teacher education program in Argentina. Teacher identities are defined in the literature as co-authored stories of living and becoming. Our method uses narrative inquiry to study lived…
Descriptors: Intimacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Argudo, Juanita; Abad, Mónica; Fajardo-Dack, Tammy; Cabrera, Patricio – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
The recent application of Content and Language Integrated Learning programs in higher education provides an extensive area for research due to the quick implementation of English as the medium of instruction for university programs, as well as to the need of university students around the world to communicate through English and to try different…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Reitbauer, Margit; Fürstenberg, Ulla; Kletzenbauer, Petra; Marko, Karoline – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
The aim of this paper is to unfold the process of integration in CLIL by describing the role of the cognitive processes involved in the construction of knowledge. While there has been extensive research of various aspects of CLIL, the actual process of integration of content and language has largely been neglected. Therefore, this paper argues…
Descriptors: Psycholinguistics, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yang, Wenhsien – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
The Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach has been broadly adopted and extensively researched at different educational levels across European contexts. It is also becoming popular in Asian settings due to its dual focus on developing both language skills and content knowledge. It aims to empower learners with high mobility and…
Descriptors: Course Content, English for Special Purposes, Interdisciplinary Approach, Instructional Materials
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Mede, Enisa; Çinar, Senanur – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
The aim of the present study is to examine the effects of integrating Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) on the motivation of students learning English in a preparatory school at a private university in Istanbul, Turkey. The study also attempts to find out how the students and their instructor perceive teaching and learning English…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Castillo, Rigoberto – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2017
Changes to the pedagogy of foreign languages (FL) have taken place with the integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). These changes provide instructors with opportunities to become meaning facilitators and designers. This article presents the rationale behind the pedagogy for a university course to enhance FL for academic…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Influence of Technology, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Ferrer, Erica; Pérez, Yuddy – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2017
Program evaluation is a process of carefully collecting information in order to make informed decisions to strengthen specific components of a given program. The type of evaluation an institution decides to undertake depends on the purpose as well as on the information the institution wants to find out about its program. Self-evaluation represents…
Descriptors: Health Sciences, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Keogh, Conor – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2017
For language learners of this generation, the smart phone represents a key cultural artefact that complements the learning process. Instant messaging applications such as WhatsApp are widely used in personal, professional and, increasingly, academic circles to maintain constant contact among friends, colleagues, or classmates. This study seeks to…
Descriptors: Computer Software, International Relations, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development
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Toh, Glenn – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
Japanese universities have lately begun to teach academic content in English instead of Japanese. In this article, I examine curricular and ideological issues related to having English as a medium of instruction (EMI) at a Japanese university before examining their links to larger cultural-political forces in Japan, including neoconservative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction
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Corrales, Kathleen Anne; Paba Rey, Lourdes A.; Santiago Escamilla, Nazira – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
Internationalization of higher education aims to develop foreign language and intercultural and international competences (IIC). To achieve this, universities worldwide have implemented strategies such as teaching content subjects in English, also known as English mediated instruction (EMI). However, there is scant research on the positive and…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning, Course Content, Foreign Countries
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