NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
SAGE Open104
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 104 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Reynolds, Barry Lee; Wu, Wei-Hua; Shih, Ying-Chun – SAGE Open, 2020
An English reading class of 10th graders (N = 50) was asked to self-construct English word cards for unknown vocabulary incidentally encountered when completing textbook readings. The students were assigned this task to determine what linguistic and nonlinguistic elements they would self-select to include on the cards and whether the appearance of…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Derakhshan, Ali; Karimian Shirejini, Roghayeh – SAGE Open, 2020
Inasmuch as the fact that writing is a cognitively demanding task and as a step toward overcoming some of the barriers English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners face during writing performance, this study attempted to investigate Iranian EFL learners' perceptions toward the most common writing difficulties. To this end, 120 Iranian EFL learners…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Writing Difficulties
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lay, Keith John; Yavuz, Mehmet Ali – SAGE Open, 2020
This study investigates the effect of grammar-focused hands-on in-class data-driven learning (DDL) with a heavily contextualized corpus on the frequency of written errors attributable to common interlingual interference issues in low-intermediate Turkish learners (n = 30) of English. Items representing the most common Turkish-to-English…
Descriptors: Interference (Language), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Interlanguage
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Al-Bogami, Basmah; Elyas, Tariq – SAGE Open, 2020
The use of iPad and other handheld devices in classrooms is spreading. Their use can empower learners and expose them to a plethora of resources. Yet, when it comes to learning a foreign language, reasonably little has been done to empirically ascertain the influence of iPad apps on facilitating language learning as well as engaging language…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zheng, Yao; Zhong, Qiting; Yu, Shulin; Li, Xiaohui – SAGE Open, 2020
This case study investigated students' response to feedback in the lens of student engagement with teacher feedback on their translation work. Drawing upon data from multiple sources, including students' translation assignments, classroom observations, semi-structured interviews, stimulated recalls, and other documents, it explored how three…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Translation, Learner Engagement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wong, Simpson W. L.; Lin, Cherry C. Y.; Wong, Isabella S. Y.; Cheung, Anisa – SAGE Open, 2020
Connected speech produced by native speakers poses a challenge to second language learners. Video subtitles have been found to assist the decoding of English connected speech for learners of English as a foreign language (EFL). However, the presence of subtitles may divert the listeners' attention to the visual cues while paying less attention to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Translation, Connected Discourse
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Adil, Mohammad – SAGE Open, 2020
This study aims to investigate the perception of language teachers and their experience regarding the use of translation as a language teaching approach in Saudi Arabia. The study adopted a cross-sectional qualitative design to investigate the role of translation as a communicative approach in language teaching. Data were collected through a…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Communicative Competence (Languages)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rahimi, Soheil; Ahmadian, Moussa; Amerian, Majid; Dowlatabadi, Hamid Reza – SAGE Open, 2020
This study investigated the effects of input flood tasks, as focused tasks, and Jigsaw tasks, as unfocused tasks, on promoting Iranian English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners' recognition of regular past tense /-ed/ in terms of accuracy and durability. Accordingly, using a quasi-experimental study, two intact university classes including 62…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Morphemes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tong, Fuhui; Wang, Zhuoying; Min, Yue; Tang, Shifang – SAGE Open, 2020
In this three-phase, systematic review, we comprehensively synthesize research on bilingual education in higher education institutions over a 19-year period, starting from the initiation of this top-down educational provision across mainland China. In this context, although English has no official status, it is highly regarded and widely used as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Education, Higher Education, Educational Trends
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Golam, Azam Md.; Kusakabe, Tatsuya – SAGE Open, 2020
This study examined English teaching and learning (Grade 8 level) in Qawmi Madrasa schools, which are not recognized by the Bangladeshi government's Education Department. The study investigated the improvements needed in Qawmi Madrasas English teaching programs to enable students to secure public university admission and Bangladeshi civil service…
Descriptors: Islam, Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fathi, Jalil; Derakhshan, Ali; Torabi, Saeede – SAGE Open, 2020
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of listening strategy instruction on second language (L2) listening comprehension ability, listening anxiety, and listening self-efficacy of Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. To this end, a sample of 52 English major learners of two intact classes from a university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness, Listening Skills, Second Language Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Xie, Shaoliang – SAGE Open, 2020
This article investigated the English research article (RA) titles across different disciplines and cultures. To this end, 600 RA titles in the Chinese context and 600 RA titles in the international context were collected from six disciplines, which are grouped as social and natural sciences. The frequency of title types, their subtypes, and title…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Reports, Journal Articles, Social Sciences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nushi, Musa; Orouji, Fereshte – SAGE Open, 2020
Listening has long been recognized as a challenging skill for teachers, students, and researchers working within the English as a Second Language (ESL)/English as a Foreign Language (EFL) contexts. Moreover, up until the recent past, it was the least researched of the four language skills in second language acquisition studies. One of the issues…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Alhamami, Munassir – SAGE Open, 2020
This study used a mixed-methods design to investigate the effects of language learners' subjective norm (SN) beliefs on learning English as a foreign language (EFL). To examine the perceived social pressure to learn EFL, two experiments were conducted in a Saudi university: a face-to-face language learning (FLL) experiment and an online language…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Student Attitudes, Beliefs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chen, Yi-Mei – SAGE Open, 2020
Communicative approaches have been a dominant paradigm in foreign/second language teaching since the 1980s. However, they are not widely accepted by teachers in many English as a Foreign Language (EFL) contexts. The current study adopted an action research approach to study classroom practice in a Taiwanese EFL secondary school, to identify and…
Descriptors: Action Research, English (Second Language), English Teachers, Communicative Competence (Languages)
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7