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Arunsirot, Sudrutai – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
As teaching English as a foreign language, it has become obvious that an average Thai is considered to have very low English proficiency. As a result, Thailand may find herself at a disadvantage because of inferior English skills towards globalization and forming of ASEAN community. Thus, the study is devoted to the exploration of English writing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency
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Amir, Alia – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
The present study explores how classroom participants invoke a monolingual target-language policy in an English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom, specifically focusing on one method of doing language policy through self-initiated language policing sequences, which I have called "self-policing." Language policing refers to the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment, Monolingualism
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Huth, Thorsten – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
This paper investigates how instances of language use can serve as analytic anchors for insight into interactional development over time. I present a usage-based, longitudinal study of multi-turn sequences underlying telephone openings in order to specify if and to whom "language learning" may be relevantly ascribed. Two successive…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Language Usage, German, Transcripts (Written Records)
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Navaz, Abdul Majeed Mohamed – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
This paper, which is a part of a thesis, investigates the perception and practice of lecturers and students with regard to lecturer-student interaction in English medium science lectures of a university in Sri Lanka where English is a second language. This paper argues that dialogic lecturer-student interaction, which enables students to take a…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Language of Instruction, Teacher Student Relationship, English (Second Language)
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Mirici, Ismail Hakki; Galleano, Rebecca; Torres, Kelly – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
Interlocutors who come from different cultural backgrounds often find themselves in need of a shared language in order to successfully communicate. Sometimes the language they share may be the native language of one and the second language of the other, or it may be the lingua franca of both speakers. The purpose of this study is to develop an…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Parent Attitudes, Children, Childhood Attitudes
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Petrlíková, Jarmila – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
The term "clause" is not only applied to structures which comply with formal prerequisites, containing a subject and a predicate conveyed by a finite verb, but also to such structures which are analysable into clause elements. The verbless clause is a structure containing no verb element at all (either finite or nonfinite), usually…
Descriptors: Verbs, Sentence Structure, Syntax, English Instruction
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Li, Li; Simpson, Ryan – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
This paper concerns migrant identity construction in an ESOL course. Taking a poststructuralist perspective, identity is viewed a fluid process of ongoing struggle between different subject positions that individuals take in a variety of social sites. In this study, five migrant ESOL learners were interviewed to talk about the concept of self to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Immigrants
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Yavuz, Aysun; Zehir Topkaya, Ece – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
This study explored the perceptions of teacher educators regarding the changes in the English Language Teacher Education Program introduced by the Turkish Higher Education Council (HEC) in 2006. Employing a qualitative design, open-ended questionnaires were administered to 18 lecturers working at five different state universities. The analysis of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Second Language Programs, English (Second Language), Program Evaluation
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Ghonsooly, Behzad; Shalchy, Somayye – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
Over the recent decades, cultural intelligence, now referred to as CQ has become a burgeoning area of research in the domain of business and management. Given the paucity of research on the effects of CQ on second or foreign language learning especially writing, this study intends to examine the effects of CQ on L2 learners' written performance…
Descriptors: Writing Achievement, Accuracy, Language Fluency, Difficulty Level
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Inceçay, Görsev; Soruç, Adem – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
The nature of a specific spoken language as well as its orthography and the close relation between these two characteristics may influence phonemic awareness development (Durgunoglu & Öney, 1999). In this respect, oral language proficiency of bilingual and monolingual children appears to have an influence on enhancing their phonological…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Language Proficiency, Phonological Awareness, Bilingualism
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Kayaoglu, M. Naci – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2013
This study focuses on exploring poor and good learners' language beliefs and their language strategy use in an attempt to see whether there is any significant relationship between the poor and good learners. This paper particularly seeks to examine to what extent language beliefs as a construct are reflected in learners' language behavior, which…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Learning Strategies, Student Behavior, Undergraduate Students
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