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Shin, Myeong-Hee – English Teaching, 2018
The study aims to investigate the effect of project-based learning on students' motivation and their self-efficacy. Project-based learning is an instructional technique which has been proven to be effective because it allows students to play an active role in their own learning process. By participating in a project-based learning model, students…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Self Efficacy, Student Projects, Active Learning
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Yeom, Eun Young – English Teaching, 2018
This research aims to explore whether guided visual artwork discussions called Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) using picture book images can benefit and enhance Korean EFL secondary students' L2 writing. Incorporating content analysis, this research examines how carefully guided artwork discussions can enhance visual understanding, critical…
Descriptors: Visualization, Picture Books, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Wright, Jocelyn; Ahn, Young-Ho; Lee, KwangHo – English Teaching, 2018
This paper on language learner strategies utilizes a little used quantitative, datamining technique called cluster analysis to investigate characteristics of groups of South Korean learners of English. After 71 students in three first-year university liberal arts English conversation courses completed the Strategy Inventory for Language Learning…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Multivariate Analysis
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Ko, HyunSook – English Teaching, 2018
The study investigates to what extent a commitment to and a self-evaluation of a specific self-directed learning activity explain Korean college students' EFL proficiency (using TOEIC reading scores). Of the Korean college students who participated, 52 completed log writing of self-directed learning activities, and 44 completed a self-evaluating…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Hyun, Joo-Eun; Lee, Jin-Hwa – English Teaching, 2018
This study investigated whether task complexity may affect L2 speaking performance as predicted by the Cognition Hypothesis (Robinson, 2011), and whether the effect of task complexity may interact with individual differences in working memory capacity. A total of twenty Korean advanced-level EFL learners performed two separate picture description…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Attention Control, Task Analysis, Correlation
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Park, Hyangsook – English Teaching, 2018
The present study attempts to make a link between eye movement measures and reading comprehension (RC) to further examine how reading span (RS) differences contribute to differences in L2 reading performance. The variability of text processing was measured by duration and frequency of fixations using an eye tracker. Thus, it investigates the…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Second Language Learning
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Kim, Kitaek; Joo, Kum-Jeong – English Teaching, 2018
This paper explores the English needs of culinary college students in Korea, asking whether their English needs differ by their desired careers. To this end, we administered a survey to 123 culinary college students and divided them into six groups based on their desired careers. The results show that the type of desired career of the participants…
Descriptors: Food Service, Service Occupations, Cooking Instruction, Undergraduate Students
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Kim, Jong-mi; Go, U-ri – English Teaching, 2018
This study investigates whether a natural order exists for non-native acquisition in the production of English syllable coda obstruents by Korean and Chinese adult native speakers. We recorded L2 English monosyllabic words produced by 66 Chinese and 51 Korean native speakers. The recorded speech was then evaluated by 11 native-speaker listeners of…
Descriptors: Korean, Chinese, Native Language, Second Language Learning
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Han, So Young; Choi, Yeon Hee – English Teaching, 2018
The study aims to investigate the effect of post-reading question-generation activities on Korean middle school students' English reading abilities with respect to cooperative learning. Two groups of students read the same reading materials; however, one group as an experimental group generated questions of three types, literal, inferential, and…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Individual Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Makarchuk, Donald – English Teaching, 2018
This study investigated the efficacy of retrieving EFL vocabulary from memory as a long-term retention strategy. Three learning treatments, rereading, recognizing and recalling target words, were compared with the assistance of 74 university students who underwent the treatments to learn academic American English during a 15-week semester. In…
Descriptors: Recall (Psychology), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Chang, YiBoon – English Teaching, 2018
Developing small learner and native corpora, this case study examines how Korean L2 learners used six types of lexical collocations in L2 writing to address (a) the frequency and acceptability of learner collocations, (b) problematic constituents of deviant collocations, and (c) possible sources of the learner difficulties. The overall frequency…
Descriptors: Phrase Structure, Nouns, Verbs, Second Language Learning
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Lee, Song-Eun – English Teaching, 2018
Many instructors new to teaching English composition at the college level feel frustrated with what to teach and how to teach it. To learn about the context of support for these instructors, this small scale pilot study asked current ESL composition instructors in a large Midwestern research university to respond to a questionnaire aimed at…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Writing Teachers, College Faculty
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Park, Yujong – English Teaching, 2018
A growing number of task-based learning (TBL) research has employed a process-oriented research framework to analyze second language data in L2 classrooms using a task-in-process vs. task-as-workplan dichotomy (e.g., Seedhouse, 2004). Adopting the task-in-process framework, the current study analyzes how students in Korean EFL classrooms interact…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Oh, Byung-Doh; So, Youngsoon – English Teaching, 2018
In order to inform foreign language education practices that can empower students to properly retrieve and utilize information in today's society, research on the nature of reading that takes place on the Internet--referred to as online research and comprehension--is of paramount importance. As an initial step, this study investigated the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Park, Junhee; Kang, Yusun – English Teaching, 2018
As research evidence for the facilitative effects of reading strategies on reading comprehension has been accumulating, research and pedagogical interests in prereading strategies such as prediction and schema[superscript activation] are increasing. Yet, little research evidence of how actual performance on such tasks may be related to reading…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Schemata (Cognition), Inferences, Language Proficiency
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