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Jabbari, Ali Akbar; Achard-Bayle, Guy; Ablali, Driss – Cogent Education, 2018
This study attempts to tease apart the effect of dominant languages of communication on the acquisition of syntactic properties of L3 French in order to test the current L3 generative theories. Three groups of bilinguals took part in this study: L1 Persian/L2 English, with French as the dominant language of communication, L1 Persian/L2 English,…
Descriptors: French, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Native Language
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Ebadi, Saman; Vakilifard, Amirreza; Bahramlou, Khosro – Cogent Education, 2018
This study explored the effects of noticing and computerized dynamic assessment on the learning of Persian vocabulary through reading. In this quasi-experimental study, 75 intermediate learners of Persian as a Foreign Language (PFL) were assigned to three equal-sized groups. In the Noticing and Computerized Dynamic Assessment (CDA) groups, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indo European Languages, Second Language Learning, Attention
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Lynch, Timothy; Soukup, Gregory J. – Cogent Education, 2016
The title "physical education" (PE) is the traditional taxonomy used to represent the education discipline. Health and physical education (HPE) is regarded to be an all-encompassing health-dimensional title that has been recently embraced by various education systems around the world. Hence, it can be argued that PE and HPE are often…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Health Education, Literacy, Vocabulary
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Monfared, Abbas; Mozaheb, Mohammad Amin; Shahiditabar, Mostafa – Cogent Education, 2016
Drawing on the literature on culture and intercultural communication, current discussions surrounding English as an international language (EIL), and cultural appropriation of ELT books in local communities, this article reports the findings of a qualitative and qualitative research study with English language teachers from Inner (40 American, 36…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Rashidi, Naser; Meihami, Hussein – Cogent Education, 2016
Despite the great body of work examining the cultural content of the international and local ELT textbooks, the cultural content and elements of the ELT textbooks in the inner, outer, and expanding circle countries have seldom been reported. That said, the purpose of this study was twofold: first, it was aimed to investigate the cultural content…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Textbooks, Textbook Content