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Lu, Cailing; Boers, Frank; Coxhead, Averil – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2021
This study explores English for specific purposes learners' understanding of technical words in a previously-developed technical word list in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The principal aim was to estimate what kind of technical terms pose problems to TCM learners and might therefore merit special attention in instruction. Of particular…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Kruk, Mariusz; Pawlak, Miroslaw; Zawodniak, Joanna – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2021
Although recent years have seen a growing interest in positive emotions in second or foreign language learning and teaching, negative emotions are always present in the classroom and they deserve to be investigated in their own right. The article focuses on boredom, a construct that has been explored in educational psychology but has received only…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Learning Motivation
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Yang, Xiaowan; Wyatt, Mark – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2021
While it is increasingly recognized that teachers have a crucial role to play in motivating learners, language teacher cognition research that focuses on beliefs about second language (L2) learner motivation and motivational practices is still rare, particularly in English for specific purposes (ESP) settings in Asia. Furthermore, much of what is…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Izquierdo, Jesús; Aquino Zúñiga, Silvia Patricia; García Martínez, Verónica – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2021
In many countries, English as a foreign/second language (L2) teaching has become compulsory in urban and rural public schools. In rural areas, the challenges for the implementation of this state-sanctioned policy have been explored among L2 teaching specialists. However, this mixed-methods study considered a different teacher group and examined…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Bryla-Cruz, Agnieszka – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2021
The aim of the paper is to present the findings of an empirical study which contributes to the ongoing research into gender effects on second language acquisition by exploring a biological influence on L2 pronunciation learning. One of the most frequent arguments used to vindicate single-sex education is that there are substantial sensory and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Phonetics, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Jackson, Daniel O. – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Working memory (WM) is inherently dynamic and complex, being a multi-faceted system that links storage and processing components; yet it is widely understood as internal. Hence, in second language (L2) research, its connection to complex dynamic systems theory (CDST) remains underspecified. This paper seeks to bridge a gap between CDST and WM in…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Second Language Learning, Language Processing, Educational Research
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Jung, Daniel; DiBartolomeo, Megan; Melero-García, Fernando; Giacomino, Lindsay; Gurzynski-Weiss, Laura; Henderson, Carly; Hidalgo, Marian – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Individual differences (IDs) have long been considered one of the most important factors explaining variable rates and outcomes in second language acquisition (Dewaele, 2013). While traditional operationalizations of IDs have, explicitly or implicitly, assumed that IDs are static traits that are stable through time, more recent research inspired…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Longitudinal Studies, Second Language Learning, Student Motivation
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Gregersen, Tammy – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This article begins by examining previous empirical studies to demonstrate that language anxiety, or the negative emotional reaction learners experience when using a second language (MacIntyre & Gardner, 1999), is a dynamic individual difference learner variable. I show that it forms part of an interconnected, constantly-in-flux system that…
Descriptors: Language Skills, Second Language Learning, Anxiety, Second Language Instruction
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Amerstorfer, Carmen M. – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Learners of foreign languages (L2s) apply strategies to support learning processes and L2 development. They select strategies according to their individual needs and preferences and adjust their strategic actions to suit situational circumstances and contextual conditions. A holistic investigation of strategic L2 learning processes requires the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies
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Dewaele, Jean-Marc; Dewaele, Livia – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Previous research has considered fluctuations in students' foreign language enjoyment (FLE) and foreign language classroom anxiety (FLCA) over months or years (Dewaele & MacIntyre, 2014, 2016). However, there has been no investigation of the effect of the teacher on these emotions at a single point in time. In this study, we investigate the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety, Scores
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Serafini, Ellen J. – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Drawing on theoretical insights from a complex dynamic systems framework, this work explores the ways that learner selves, as they relate to learning and using languages, manifest across different contexts and timescales and emerge in interaction with various factors. First, a broad overview of dynamically-oriented L2 motivation research is…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Second Language Learning, Systems Approach, Learning Motivation
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MacIntyre, Peter – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
The dynamics underlying willingness to communicate in a second or third language (L2 for short), operating in real time, are affected by a number of intra- and interpersonal processes. L2 communication is a remarkably fluid process, especially considering the wide range of skill levels observed among L2 learners and speakers. Learners often find…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Interpersonal Communication, Self Concept
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Thompson, Amy S. – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Two concepts of multilingualism that relate to the selves aspect of Dörnyei's (2009) L2 motivational self system (L2MSS) are highlighted in this article: Thompson's concept of "perceived positive language interaction" (PPLI) and Henry's notion of the "ideal multilingual self." With the dynamic model of multilingualism informing…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Self Concept, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Nilsson, Maria – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This study investigates how Swedish learners make sense of and perceive English instruction and the process of foreign language learning in a target language-only primary school classroom. In small group discussions, 26 learners aged 9-10 were audio recorded while discussing questions related to their language learner beliefs and their classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Banegas, Dario Luis; Poole, Paige Michael; Corrales, Kathleen A. – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Bilingual education, usually a community's L1 and English continues spreading geographically and across educational systems worldwide. With this expansion, the development of bilingual education approaches is under constant scrutiny. One recent approach is content and language integrated learning (CLIL). European in origin, CLIL can be viewed as…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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