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Huang, Joan Wan-Ting – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2023
This research sought to investigate EFL nursing students' use of vocabulary learning strategies to learn medical terminology and further assess strategies used in relation to learning outcomes measured by two types of vocabulary knowledge: meaning recall (passive recall) and meaning recognition (passive recognition). The participants, 138 EFL…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, English (Second Language), Language Tests, Second Language Learning
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Liao, Min-Hsun – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2023
Previous studies have shown positive effects of self-assessment on L2 English learners' speaking performance, but it is unclear whether the same is true with peer assessment. Research is also scarce on the effects of such assessments on the learner's sense of autonomy. This study thus investigated the effects of self- and peer-assessment on L2…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Comparative Analysis, Personal Autonomy
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Lin, Yen-Yu – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2023
This study examined the effectiveness of guided data-driven learning (DDL) activities on helping technological university students with a lower-intermediate proficiency level to learn grammar and vocabulary topics for the TOEIC test. The question of whether inductive learners make more progress than deductive learners was also addressed. A total…
Descriptors: Grammar, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Cheng, Hsing-Fu; Chen, Hsiang-I; Duo, Pey-Chewn; Wang, Chaochang – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2023
The role of communication variables such as communication apprehension (CA), self-perceived communication competence (SPCC), and intercultural willingness to communicate (IWTC) in improving L2 WTC has rarely been compared or even considered in detail in project-based learning (PBL) classroom contexts. Given this research gap, a mixed-methods study…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Student Projects, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Baring, June April M.; Chang, Peichin – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2023
Effective citation contributes to the success in master's (MA) thesis writing. The current study investigates cross-disciplinary citation practice in EFL Master's theses. First, the corpus was compiled by collecting 20 Applied Linguistics (AL) and 20 Biology (BIO) MA theses Discussion sections. The forms and rhetorical functions of citations were…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Masters Theses, Comparative Analysis, English (Second Language)
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Rangsarittikun, Ronnakrit – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2023
This study draws on the strengths of both corpus linguistics and critical discourse analysis approaches to investigate the issues of power and ideology of teachers evident in their language use in the discussions on Ajarn.com. Data collection involved constructing a corpus from the discussions on the website, with the discussion threads dated from…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Semantics, Classification
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Lo, Siowai – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2023
This study takes a fresh look at vocabulary learning from the lens of professional translation practice and proposes integrating parallel texts with translation tasks to foster vocabulary learning. The study adopts a quasiexperimental design to examine the effectiveness of using parallel texts in pedagogical translation to foster EFL learners'…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Translation, Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language)
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Lin, Yi-Hsuan – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2023
Local tour guides' English speaking competence determines inbound international tourists' travel experiences. This study investigated student tour guides' English learning by adopting role-play tasks. The communicative tasks were designed to explore how real interactions prepared English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners to become cultural…
Descriptors: Tourism, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Lin, Shu-wen – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2022
This paper presents the exploratory results of a case study analysis of the implications of global Englishes for senior high school English education in Taiwan. In response to the expanding contexts and uses of English, the current English curriculum in Taiwan's 12-year Curriculum for Basic Education calls attention to the global nature of…
Descriptors: High School Teachers, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chang, Yueh-ching – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2022
While much existing literature has shed light on the linguistic experience of Asian international students (ISs) in Anglophone contexts where English is the primary language for academic learning as well as for their social life outside the classroom, little research has explored Asian ISs' English use in a non-Anglophone context where both…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Intercultural Communication, Foreign Students, Student Experience
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Chang, Yu-jung – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2022
This paper examines the discursive construction of Taiwan's envisioned identity as a Mandarin-English bilingual nation, encapsulated in its recent "2030 Bilingual Nation" policy. Through the lens of imagined community, this paper analyzes the blueprint for the policy to parse out the kinds of (international) ties the Taiwanese government…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Mandarin Chinese, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Cai, Yanling; Fang, Fan – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2022
The current landscape of English as a global language has generated disputes concerning the role of English in academic and social settings, particularly how it should be taught and learned in diverse contexts. On one hand, native speakerism has long been advocated in traditional English language teaching (ELT) settings where teachers and students…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Lin, Shumin; Wu, Jouyi – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2022
This study examines the relationships among language, identity, and interaction in multilingual multicultural classrooms through a case study of classroom interactions involving "qiaosheng" (overseas Chinese students). Qiaosheng education was created in the historical context of nation building in Taiwan. Qiaosheng Chinese ethnicity has…
Descriptors: Socialization, Language Attitudes, Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Tsai, Pi-hua – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2022
In a country where English is not a native language, the language course designs for undergraduate medical students may usually underscore the instruction of language itself (e.g., grammar). This study demonstrated how literature (i.e., stories in this study) and the practice of art were integrated into the pedagogy of English for Medical…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Vocabulary Skills, Literary Genres, Reading Assignments
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Fang, Xing – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2022
The global use of English in diverse cultural contexts calls into question the dominant representations of Anglo-American culture in English language textbooks. To contribute to the discussion of this issue, this study aimed to investigate the attitudes of Chinese College English teachers towards a more balanced treatment of culture in English…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Course Descriptions
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