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Cheng, Yonghong; Ma, Yibing; Wang, Yan – Applied Language Learning, 2019
Abundant research has been conducted on the relationship between student learning styles and teacher teaching styles. However, the research on the relationship between teachers' learning styles and their choice of instructional strategies is scarce. To understand this relationship better, this study seeks to learn whether there is a statistically…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Mandarin Chinese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Brosh, Hezi – Applied Language Learning, 2018
This study aimed to elicit students' perceptions regarding their language-learning strategy preferences (LLSPs). A sample of 198 college-level students participated. Data were collected through a questionnaire and interviews. The findings reveal that language students tend to adopt a holistic view of the learning task and relate it to real-life…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Strategies, College Students
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McNulty Diaz, Erin – Applied Language Learning, 2017
The two main components of Processing Instruction (PI) are Explicit Information (EI) and Structured Input (SI). Most researchers have concluded that the SI is more responsible for learner gains than the EI (Benati, 2004a, 2004b; VanPatten & Oikennon, 1996; Wong, 2004). However, some researchers have found that EI does significantly impact…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Processing, Teaching Methods
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Yang, Li; Zhu, Jia – Applied Language Learning, 2016
This study investigates the effects of instruction on learners' pragmatic competence by integrating pragmatic consciousness-raising (PCR) activities into a beginning-level Chinese language course during one academic semester. The study also examines the effect of integrating the PCR activities, i.e., before or after the instruction of a…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Consciousness Raising, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Choi, Yujeong; Kilpatrick, Cynthia – Applied Language Learning, 2014
Whereas studies show that comprehensible output facilitates L2 learning, hypothesis testing has received little attention in Second Language Acquisition (SLA). Following Shehadeh (2003), we focus on hypothesis testing episodes (HTEs) in which learners initiate repair of their own speech in interaction. In the context of a one-way information gap…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Hypothesis Testing, Grammar, Morphology (Languages)
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Choi, Yujeong; Kilpatrick, Cynthia – Applied Language Learning, 2014
Whereas studies show that comprehensible output facilitates L2 learning, hypothesis testing has received little attention in Second Language Acquisition (SLA). Following Shehadeh (2003), we focus on hypothesis testing episodes (HTEs) in which learners initiate repair of their own speech in interaction. In the context of a one-way information gap…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Grammar, Syntax, Second Language Learning
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Ahn, Seongmee – Applied Language Learning, 2012
Within the input and interaction research paradigm, how learners' individual differences play a role in using learning opportunities during interaction has become one of the main areas of investigation. Recasts have also received much attention in interaction research. This paper explores the extent to which individual differences in grammatical…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Language Aptitude, Grammar, Native Speakers
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Krashen, Stephen – Applied Language Learning, 2012
In previous reviews of studies comparing explicit and implicit instruction (Krashen, 1981, 1982, 1999, 2003), the author argued that explicit instruction will show a positive effect only when the following conditions for the use of the conscious Monitor are met: (1) the acquirer consciously knows the rule or the meaning of the item--that is, has…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Phrase Structure, Verbs, Grammar
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Martinsen, Rob A.; Baker, Wendy; Dewey, Dan P.; Bown, Jennifer; Johnson, Cary – Applied Language Learning, 2010
This study compared the amount of the second language (L2) use and linguistic gains made by students in three short-term language immersion programs: (1) traditional study abroad, (2) service-oriented study abroad, and (3) foreign language (FL) housing. These were chosen because they represent three distinct program types, providing students with…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Comparative Analysis, Service Learning, Housing
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De Santis, Paulina – Applied Language Learning, 2008
This article contributes to the growing body of research investigating the effects of drawing learner attention to the problematic aspects of the linguistic input in the context of meaning-focused instruction. One specific approach to concentrate learner attention on form in the written input is known as textual enhancement. The pilot study…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Creoles, Morphemes, Linguistic Input
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Plonsky, Luke; Mills, Susana V. – Applied Language Learning, 2006
This study was designed to measure and bridge the mismatch in perceptions of error correction (EC) between a teacher and his students. The participants were 32 students in two intact, beginner-level Spanish classes at a mid-size university in the Southwest of the US. The treatment consisted of two learner training (LT) sessions (see Reiss, 1981)…
Descriptors: Error Correction, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Spanish
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Cheng, An Chung; Mojica-Diaz, Clara C. – Applied Language Learning, 2006
It has been assumed that combining living in a native speech community with formal classroom instruction creates an ideal learning environment for foreign language learners. This study examines the extent to which formal instruction affects the oral discourse of advanced learners in target-language speaking environments. From a discourse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Spanish, Second Language Learning, Verbs
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Leow, Ronald P.; Egi, Takako; Nuevo, Ana Maria; Tsai, Ya-Chin – Applied Language Learning, 2003
Leow (2001a) employed concurrent data elicitation procedures (think aloud protocols) to investigate the benefits of textual enhancement, premised on the roles of attention and awareness (noticing), in second/foreign language (L2) learning. The present study follows this methodological approach to further investigate these benefits in addition to…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Linguistic Input
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Wong, Wynne – Applied Language Learning, 2003
The study set out to investigate how textual enhancement (TE) as a form of input enhancement and increasing the comprehensibility of input via simplified input (SI) might impact adult L2 French learners' acquisition of the past participle agreement in relative clauses and their comprehension of three texts in which the target forms were embedded.…
Descriptors: Adult Students, French, Second Language Learning, Comprehension
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Han, Youngju – Applied Language Learning, 2000
Addresses the issue of the reliability of grammaticality judgment tests and explores what it is that they measure (i.e., their construct validity). Various methods of examining their reliability demonstrate that the grammaticality judgment tests used in this study had relatively low reliability. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: College Students, Construct Validity, English (Second Language), Grammar
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