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Ha, Hye Seung – English Teaching, 2019
Lexical richness makes an important contribution to L2 writing quality. To explore its importance, the study aims to identify and explain how lexical richness manifests in argumentative essays written in the final exam of reading and writing class by thirty-five undergraduates. The lexical richness consists of four interrelated elements: lexical…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Vocabulary Skills, Language Usage, Writing Skills
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Hong, Ji-yoon – English Teaching, 2019
This corpus-driven longitudinal study investigates the structural use of lexical bundles in published research article (RA) introductions in applied linguistics written by English experts and Korean graduate students across two different levels of study. Frequency-based bundles were retrieved from a corpus of 200 published RA introductions and two…
Descriptors: Academic Language, Longitudinal Studies, Computational Linguistics, Phrase Structure
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Kim, Jinsook – English Teaching, 2019
The present study attempts to provide empirical and qualitative evidence to support the feasibility of rubric-referenced self-assessment to promote learning in a Korean high school EFL context. Over four rubric-referenced self-assessment lessons, with the help of a teacher's instructions, students wrote a first draft and assessed it using a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Scoring Rubrics, Foreign Countries
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Kim, Nayoung – English Teaching, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the constraints on implementing task-based language teaching (TBLT) and strategies that make TBLT feasible with novice second language (L2) learners in college. When the researcher (a bilingual teacher) struggled to implement tasks into traditional English courses with almost 210 novice undergraduates…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Huh, Myung-Hye; Lee, Inhwan – English Teaching, 2019
This study investigated EFL college students' culture-related templates of written texts along the possibility of inter-cultural transfer. We designed a case study to explore how certain cultural assumptions contribute to EFL students' rhetorical decisions while writing an argumentative writing. The participants were four EFL college students.…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), College Students, Second Language Learning
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Lee, Jeong-Won; Yoon, Kyeong-Ok – English Teaching, 2019
The present study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of bottom-up (BU) and top-down (TD) approaches on EFL learners' vocabulary learning, the difference in the effects of the two approaches depending upon their level of vocabulary proficiency, and their perception of the approaches. For this study, 122 college students were divided into two…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language)
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Kim, Junghyun – English Teaching, 2019
This study explored the effects of note-taking training on Korean college students' notes during academic English listening tests. A total of 61 college students were randomly assigned to two different groups: Group A that later received training in note-taking strategy and Group B that did not. Group A received note-taking strategy training on…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Learning Strategies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Min, Soohyun; Paek, Jin Kyung; Kang, Yusun – English Teaching, 2019
In argumentative writing, writers are expected to use hedged expressions and stance devices through specific linguistic expressions to convince their proposition effectively. Yet little research attention has been paid to whether the inclusion of such devices is related to the overall quality of second or foreign language learners' argumentative…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), Advanced Students, Second Language Learning
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Sung, Hakyung – English Teaching, 2019
This study explores how Korean English learners process English caused-motion constructions (CMC) through online and offline experiments. The focus was on how Korean learners' processing of English CMC is affected by the typological difference between English and Korean. Of the 77 volunteer participants recruited, 17 were native English speakers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, High School Students, Second Language Learning
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Chon, Yuah V.; Kim, Jihye – English Teaching, 2019
During reading instruction, sustaining learners' reading motivation (RM) may be a challenge but a requisite when the goal is to keep learners reading. In the context of the present study, it was examined as to how RM may be sustained in a reading course. For this purpose, information on learners' RM was collected in a semester-long university…
Descriptors: Reading Ability, Reading Motivation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chung, Bohyon; Bong, Hyun Kyung Miki – English Teaching, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to examine the intelligibility and attitude towards four English varieties to Korean-speaking learners (KSLs) of English, who have been exposed mainly to General American (or Korean-accented English) in their English language learning classrooms throughout the primary and secondary schools. A total of 105 Korean…
Descriptors: Correlation, Language Attitudes, Korean, Native Language
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Laffey, Dennis – English Teaching, 2019
Few dictionary studies have examined the effectiveness of freely available online dictionaries (FAOD) offered by search engine companies. This experimental study examines the effectiveness of one FAOD, Naver.com, as an aid to vocabulary acquisition for a group of 87 intermediate-level Korean university students aged 19 to 28 (mean 21.9). The VKS…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Open Educational Resources, Dictionaries, Electronic Publishing
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Kim, Eun Joo – English Teaching, 2019
Despite the recognized importance of morphological knowledge to literacy outcomes such as vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension, two of its subconstructs--morphological awareness and morphological processing--have received comparatively little attention. In response, the aim of the study reported here was to examine how the relationships…
Descriptors: Morphology (Languages), Metalinguistics, Grade 10, Vocabulary Development
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Schenck, Andrew – English Teaching, 2019
This study examined how key factors of FFI (degree of explicitness, L1 similarity, proficiency level, and grammar type) influence the accuracy of production. A total of 22 experimental studies, all of which had Korean participants and productive assessments of speech or writing, were selected for analysis. Results revealed that explicit grammar…
Descriptors: Grammar, Korean, Native Language, Accuracy
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Kim, Yoon-Kyoun; Kim, Tae-Young – English Teaching, 2018
This study examined the characteristics of male high school English learners' motivation and the relations between their motivation and achievement in English learning. A total of 334 Grade 10 students in a boys' high school participated in this study by completing a questionnaire survey on second language (L2) learning motivation and taking an…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Males
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