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Wu, Junjie Gavin; Miller, Lindsay – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2020
In this article, we report on an action case study on the use of mobile-assisted peer feedback to improve second language (L2) speakers' English performance. Drawing on the learning-oriented assessment (LOA) framework (Carless, 2007), the study made in-class use of a newly developed mobile app with the provision of peer feedback. The study was…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Suárez, M? del Mar; González Argüello, M. Vicenta – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2020
Audiovisual platforms like YouTube facilitate the introduction of informal learning practices for their pedagogical exploitation both in class and online. One such practice is the creation of a BookTuber community for recommending books, thus making it possible for students to engage in an out-of-class community where common interests can be…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Social Media, Books, English for Special Purposes
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Kim, YouJin; Belcher, Diane – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2020
Over the past decade, digital multimodal composing (DMMC) in the language learning context has received growing attention. DMMC entails teaching writing as the social practice of meaning making using various semiotic tools (Siegal, 2012). Despite its potential benefits as a way to teach a meaning-making process in the current digitalized era, much…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Students
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Chang, Anna; Millett, Sonia; Renandya, Willy Ardian – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
Although second language listening has become a rather active area of research in the past ten years, some topics such as listening fluency development and extensive listening (EL) have not received much attention. The purpose of the present study is to examine the levels of listening support that might be needed to facilitate L2 learners'…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Second Language Learning, English Language Learners, English (Second Language)
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Kung, Fan-Wei; Wang, Xue – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
This study explores Chinese English as a foreign language (EFL) learners' attitudes towards accent for effective English as a lingua franca (ELF) communication. Notwithstanding the research conducted on EFL learners' perceptions of different variations of the English language for their language learning, little attempts have been made to…
Descriptors: Pronunciation, Preferences, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Chen, Wang – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
The present study explores the under-researched area of collocation use with learners from different proficiency levels. The study investigates different types of collocations and the learners' elaboration of their collocation use. A total of 194 students from three different years of study in a Chinese university wrote compositions on the same…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Phrase Structure
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Fernández-Agüero, María; Chancay-Cedeño, Carlos – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
The purpose of this study is to identify how Ecuadorian university teachers of English as a foreign language (EFL) tackle intercultural teaching practice in their classrooms. To this end, we studied the reported intercultural practices of 68 EFL university teachers from Ecuadorian Region 4. Quantitative data drawn from a questionnaire were…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Faculty
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Qian, David D.; Pan, Mingwei – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
Politeness has been a source of inspiration for research in pragmatics and inter- and intra-cultural communication. However, the existing literature focusses more on how politeness is realized in the context of first language use. Few studies have investigated the issue related to the use of English by second language learners from varying…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Prosocial Behavior, Business Communication, Letters (Correspondence)
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Wang, Chaochang – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
As English is a lingua franca that has developed along many different pathways with the result that numerous varieties continue to evolve, effective communication requires mutual adjustment and understanding. A considerable body of research on English diversity is focussed on attitudes towards the sociolinguistic reality of English and…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Diversity, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students
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Xu, Zhichang – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
The English language has been going through a dual process of globalization and nativization. The globalization of English renders the language into a global lingua franca and an international language, whereas the nativization of English diversifies it into varieties of English, namely, World Englishes. Such 'glocalization' of English has…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Global Approach
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Zhao, Ping; Ji, Xiaoli – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
This article provides preliminary validity evidence for the shorter Mandarin version of the Vocabulary Size Test (VST) under the content aspect, technical quality, substantive and generalizability aspect of Messick's (1995) construct validity framework. The shorter version with 177 Chinese university students in three proficiency levels indicates…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Test Validity, Mandarin Chinese, Second Language Learning
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Van Canh, Le; Renandya, Willy A. – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
How does teachers' target language proficiency correlate with their ability to use the target language effectively in order to provide optimal learning opportunities in the language classroom? Adopting a conversation analysis approach, this study examines the extent to which teachers' use of the target language in the classroom creates learning…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teacher Educators, Language Proficiency
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Tsang, Art – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
In view of the considerable and growing number of non-native EFL/ESL teachers across the globe, which has been reported to surpass that of native English teachers (NETs), much controversy has been aroused globally, especially in the Asian context, over issues concerning the language proficiency of these Non-Native English Teachers (NNETs). Further…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Language Proficiency
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Ghafarpour, Hajar – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
The uniqueness of the Language Classroom and its complexity raises a need for foreign language teachers to develop necessary skills and knowledge to observe, analyse and evaluate their classroom discourse. Hence, interactional awareness of language teachers is an integral part of pedagogical and practical knowledge. In this article, the…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Discourse Analysis, Diaries, Guidelines
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Rose, Heath; Galloway, Nicola – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
In this article, we describe and evaluate an innovative pedagogical task designed to raise awareness of Global Englishes and to challenge standard language ideology in an English language classroom. The task encouraged the learning and debate of the controversial Speak Good English Movement, which campaigns for Singaporeans to use a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Metalinguistics
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