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Bower, Kim – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This article reports part of an empirical research study undertaken in state secondary schools in England in 2012/2013, to investigate the extent to which Content and Integrated Learning (CLIL) promotes pupil motivation in the teaching of modern foreign languages (MFLs). Pupil perspectives of the impact of CLIL on their motivation are presented…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Sato, Rintaro – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Willingness to Communicate (WTC) plays a crucial role in second language (L2) learning, and is believed to be closely related to learning in general; the higher a learner's WTC, the better their fluency with the L2. WTC can also be conceptualized as fluctuating from moment to moment during the course of L2 use and communication. This also seems to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Ashton, Karen – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
What approaches are used in the multi-level language class and what influences a teacher's choice of approach? Multi-level language classes, the combining of two or more senior year levels into a single class, is a relatively recent phenomenon and one that is becoming increasingly common in New Zealand secondary schools as a consequence of a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Lyrigkou, Christina – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Easy and rapid access to the Internet, the affordances of Web 2.0 tools and technological advances, such as smartphone applications, have rendered informal contact with English an undisputed reality. This out-of-class contact without the primary or conscious objective of language learning has been the focus of recent research into the field of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Oral Language
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Chambers, Gary N. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Points of transition in life are accepted as times which impact greatly on aspects of the individual's psyche, including motivation to learn. In spite of this, pupils' views are rarely heard in discussions of transition from primary to secondary school in general and in relation to modern languages in particular. This exploratory study…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Elementary School Students
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Zarrinabadi, Nourollah; Ebrahimi, Aniya – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This article reports on a study which employed a flipped classroom strategy to increase the amount of peer dialogue among a group of Iranian EFL learners. The flipped strategy used in this study required the students to study some online materials provided for students via a social network called Telegram. Before attending the class, the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Video Technology, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
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Cruaud, Caroline – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
There is increased interest in the use of gamification as an innovative practice in the field of training and education. Based on the use of game mechanics, gamification aims at engaging students in their learning. However, there is not much research on the use of gamification in school settings, especially when it comes to foreign language…
Descriptors: French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Play
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Ludke, Karen M. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
Educators have reported that incorporating the arts into the classroom can support foreign language (FL) learning. However, there is very little empirical evidence from the classroom to support this claim. This exploratory, quasi-experimental arts intervention study was conducted with native English speakers aged 12-13 years old as part of their…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, French, Preadolescents, Singing
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Lasagabaster, David – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
This paper describes a two-month longitudinal study in which five secondary education students learning English as a foreign language at school will be interviewed in order to analyse how their motivation varies during this period and what variables affect their motivational changes. The emphasis will thus be on motivation's dynamicity and…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Systems Approach, Secondary School Students, Learning Motivation
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Nasri, Najmeh; Vahid Dastjerdy, Hossein; Eslami Rasekh, Abbass; Amirian, Zahra – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
Owing to the importance of learner autonomy (LA) and considering the prominent role of teachers in this respect, the present study investigated: (1) Iranian English as a foreign language teachers' practices for promoting high school students' autonomy, (2) possible differences among teachers' practices with different educational degrees, levels of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Thompson, Gene; Yanagita, Mayuno – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
How can Japanese teachers of English go about introducing more communicative activities suitable for their contexts? This article discusses an attempt by a high school teacher to implement communicative language teaching (CLT) in her classes while responding to institutional pressure to use "yakudoku" (a traditional grammar translation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Program Implementation, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Erduyan, Isil – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
In his model of classroom social identification and learning, Wortham (2006. "Learning Identity". New York: Cambridge University Press) conceptualizes identity processes as enveloped within multiple timescales unfolding simultaneously in varying paces. For Wortham (2008. "Shifting Identities in the Classroom." In "Identity…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Multilingualism, Self Concept, Second Language Learning
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Kemp, Shaun – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
This article engages with diachronic analysis, an analysis of changes over time, as it relates to the field of language planning and policy (LPP) through a case study of a local language problem: the introduction of Chinese language into an established government school over a 10-year period. Using cultural-historical activity theory, expanding…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Educational Policy, Chinese, Case Studies
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Begic, Ines; Mercer, Sarah – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
Every individual has a different perspective on time, known as "temporal perspective". A person's orientation and attitude towards time can have a profound effect on their behaviour and motivation. In Second Language Acquisition, a variety of work has considered learners and their behaviours from various temporal perspectives. However,…
Descriptors: Time Perspective, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Karimi, Mohammad Nabi; Abdullahi, Khadijeh; Haghighi, Jaber Khales – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2016
The correspondence/non-correspondence of teachers' beliefs and their instructional practices has recently gained wide recognition in language teaching research. The general conclusion from the line of research investigating this issue points to the fact that there is not always a necessary correspondence between what teachers state as their…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Beliefs, Educational Practices, Self Efficacy
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