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Kang, Eun Young – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2015
Krashen (2004) has advocated that narrow reading, i.e., reading a series of texts addressing one specific topic, is an effective method to grow vocabulary. While narrow reading has been championed to have many advantages for L2 vocabulary learning, there remains a relative dearth of empirical studies that test the impact of narrow reading on L2…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods
Tsang, Wai King – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2004
This paper analyzes 18 non-native English lessons on teacher feedback and learner uptake at secondary levels in Hong Kong across Forms 1 to 5 (equivalent to Grades 7 to 11) and different types of lessons (Reading, Writing, Speaking, General English). 945 minutes of lessons were transcribed and analyzed. Results show: (1) Recast and explicit…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Grammar, Error Correction, Foreign Countries