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Amirjalili, Forough; Jabbari, Ali Akbar – Cogent Education, 2018
Awareness in derivational morphology is the ability to manipulate derived words, recognize relationships between different morphological forms of a word, and produce new derivations of words. The current study attempted to investigate the impact of morphological instruction on awareness in relational, syntactic and distributional aspects of…
Descriptors: Morphology (Languages), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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Karimi, Somayeh; Dastgoshadeh, Adel – Cogent Education, 2018
This study aimed at investigating the effect of strategy-based instruction on undergraduate students' reading performance and reading autonomy in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) context. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) reading comprehension tests and learner autonomy questionnaire in EAP reading were utilized to collect data.…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Achievement
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Riasati, Mohammad Javad; Rahimi, Forough – Cogent Education, 2018
The present study is an attempt to investigate Iranian EFL learners' willingness to speak English in language classrooms, and the situational and individual factors that influence their willingness to speak. The study adopts a primarily quantitative approach, followed by qualitative data aimed at expanding and elaborating on the quantitative data.…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Shyness, English (Second Language)
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Alizadeh, Iman – Cogent Education, 2018
This study aimed to explore the effectiveness of an English Language Teaching (ELT) program at a language institute in Iran from learners' perspective. Qualitative and quantitative data were collected using a questionnaire and semi-structured interviews. The analysis of the quantitative data showed that the learners found the reading, writing,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Molin, Lisa; Godhe, Anna-Lena; Lantz-Andersson, Annika – Cogent Education, 2018
This study explores what opportunities for critical literacy work that can be distinguished in the practices of an emerging digitalised classroom and how teachers and students make use of these. Observations were conducted over the course of one semester in three subjects in a Swedish class of 13-14-year olds using individual tablets. The findings…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices
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Lu, Jinjin; Throssell, Paul – Cogent Education, 2018
Despite the development of English teaching pedagogies in schools and universities, many concerns are raised regarding the tensions between teachers' practices and effectiveness of students' learning have on students' academic achievements. The aim of this study is to explore university students' preferences and experiences in English learning and…
Descriptors: College Students, Preferences, Student Experience, Foreign Countries
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Rahimi, Masoud; Yousoffi, Nouroddin; Moradkhani, Shahab – Cogent Education, 2018
As part of a large-scale project, the present study explores research conception, research engagement (both reading and doing research), the impact of research on professional development, the setbacks for research engagement, and the suggestions for improving the dominant research practice in English language teaching (ELT) higher education. The…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Faculty
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Ahmadi, Reza; Hasani, Morteza – Cogent Education, 2018
Over the last decades, attempts at empowering student voice have captured, cross-culturally, the attention of educators as a means for improving educational landscapes. Hence, students have been repositioned as invaluable resources in schooling, research, and reform movements. To this aim, this study is to capture how the Iranian MA TEFL students'…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Liu, Meihua – Cogent Education, 2018
This study investigated the interactive effects of English-speaking anxiety and strategy use on oral English test performance of high- and low-proficient Chinese university EFL learners. In total, 1092 first-year undergraduates answered the English-speaking Anxiety Scale (ESAS), the Oral Communication Strategy Inventory (OCSI) and other…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Speech Communication
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Tasdemir, Muhammed Salih; Yalcin Arslan, Fadime – Cogent Education, 2018
This study investigates the preferences of EFL learners for oral corrective feedback in relation to their learning styles in order to determine whether there exists a relationship between the two. The sample consisted of 348 preparatory class students studying English as a Foreign Language at a state university in Turkey. A questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kafipour, Reza; Mahmoudi, Elaheh; Khojasteh, Laleh – Cogent Education, 2018
As task-based language teaching focuses on real word tasks and the learners need to complete these tasks in the process of learning a foreign or second language, it helps target language fluency and student confidence. That is why second and foreign language teachers and researchers have shown interest in TBLT. This study attempts to investigate…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Task Analysis
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Ahrari, Ramin; Jamali, Ramineh – Cogent Education, 2018
The present study aimed at investigating the effect of using collaborative translation tasks (CTTs) for teaching figurative language. The study also sought to explore the perceptions of the learners toward the efficacy of CTTs for learning figurative language through conducting interviews. The participants of the study included 60 English as a…
Descriptors: Translation, Cooperative Learning, Figurative Language, English (Second Language)
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Kafi, Zeinab; Motallebzadeh, Khalil; Ashraf, Hamid – Cogent Education, 2018
"The field of ethics in teaching as a moral profession is a robust and compelling one. It captures the interest and imagination of scholars, researchers, and practitioners alike because it is so very important and integral to the world of education". For the same purpose, the major aim of the current paper was to come up with a code of…
Descriptors: Ethics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Barzegar Rahatlou, Mohammad; Fazilatfar, Ali Mohammad; Allami, Hamid – Cogent Education, 2018
The present research examined the Iranian in-service teachers' attitudes towards some principles of English as a lingua franca (henceforth ELF), particularly intelligibility and acceptability of their accent, the authority of non-native speakers to own the English language, and the legitimacy of English used by them. What makes the present…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Official Languages, Language Attitudes
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