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Bawa, Lydia S. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
This study aimed to examine the effect of administrating Job Enabling English Proficiency (JEEP) on the students' English language skills in selected colleges and universities of Region XII, Philippines. The study sought to find out the relationship between the JEEP Program administration for the sustainable operation and the students' English…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency
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Alasmari, Nasser; Alshae'el, Amal – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
English is now the most frequently used language worldwide. In academia, English has become "a hyper central language" millions of students are learning for various reasons. As such, pedagogists, academicians, and language teachers seek new tools and teaching methods to help English language learners reach high proficiency levels. The…
Descriptors: Drama, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Aruan, Linda; Sari, Risnovita; Harahap, Ahmad Bengar – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
Mastering the listening skill is considered to be difficult by L2 learners because lack of practice opportunities and impracticality of text-books for enhancing the listening skill. One of the relatively recent methods in teaching the listening skill is using the teaching media. This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of a different…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Computer Software, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Setyaningsih, Endang – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
Current trend in education has acknowledged the urgency to move students from the role of traditional receiver and echoer of information to the role of critical listener, speaker, reader, and writer. In so doing, the students need to embrace the role of text analysts who continuously question texts that they encounter. This study looked for…
Descriptors: Student Role, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Liu, Shuyuan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
As a unique literary genre, science fiction can serve as a motivating text to develop students' critical analytical skills and to promote critical thinking about new technology and its societal controversies under proper guidance. In the field of English as Foreign Language (EFL) learning, using science fiction films in the classroom affords EFL…
Descriptors: Science Fiction, Films, Critical Literacy, English (Second Language)
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Enyi, Amaechi Uneke; Orji, Edwin Chiekpezie – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The study was a linguistic examination of the use of lexical cohesive devices in Ngugi Wa Thiong 'O's "Decolonising the Mind"- an autobiography. The study was aimed at revealing how Ngugi - an African L2 writer, deployed lexical cohesive devices to achieve cohesion and coherence and how this has contributed to the meaning of his…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Autobiographies, Connected Discourse, Authors
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Asari, Slamet; Husniah, Rohmy; Ma'rifah, Ulfatul; Anwar, Khoirul – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
In teaching and learning process particularly at university level, High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) should be an integral element to foster students's critical and creative thinking. It should not only be designed for assessment purposes but also be implemented within classroom teaching process. This study is aimed at analyzing students' HOTS…
Descriptors: College Students, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
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Kamarudin, Rafidah; Majid, Faizah Abd; Zamin, Ainul Azmin Mohd; Daud, Nor Shidrah Mat – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Phrasal verbs (PVs) are very common in English, indicating their usefulness in everyday settings. However, it was reported that language learners generally have great difficulties in understanding and using this linguistic form. This study investigated Malaysian learners' receptive and productive knowledge of PVs, and some possible factors which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Althewini, Abdulaziz – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The study is designed to examine the predictive power of Saudi-admission criteria for student performance in an introductory biology course. It focuses on the second semester at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences. The study addresses whether the General Aptitude test (GAT), the Scholastic Achievement Admission Test (SAAT), and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictive Validity, Standardized Tests, Aptitude Tests
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Thadphoothon, Janpha – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
As far as English language ability is concerned, Thailand has a lot of room for improvement. Efforts to boost Thailand's language skills abound. In this study, Thai school teachers in two primary schools were asked to answer questionnaires on their English language use in their schools, their preparedness, and their perceptions of the policy to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Sönmez, Hülya – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The aim of this study is to analyze research methods, data collection tools, and data analysis methods of the needs assessment studies conducted in the language education and teaching process. In this study, the general screening model, which is based on an examination of research on needs analysis, was used. The data collected in accordance with…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English for Special Purposes
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Alsaif, Abdullah; Masrai, Ahmed – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
A considerable body of research has investigated the effectiveness of extensive reading on incidental vocabulary acquisition in second language (L2) learners. However, we still know very little about the relationship between extensive reading and vocabulary development among Saudi learners of English as a foreign language (EFL) where language…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yousefi, Reihanne; Tahriri, Abdorreza; Tous, Maryam Danaye – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Developing research performance has become an important theme in Iranian higher educational institutions as other national and international academic institutions across the world. However, the research performance of Iranian Teaching English as a Foreign Language postgraduate candidates has been argued to be limited. In order to increase their…
Descriptors: Productivity, English (Second Language), Student Research, Second Language Learning
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Yibre, Mohammed – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The main purpose of this study was to analyze how effectively pair/group work writing activities in the currently in-use Grade 11 English textbook were structured or organized to promote CLL. To this end, the pair/group work writing activities were identified and analyzed based on the six basic elements of the CLL. Findings of the study show that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Cooperative Learning
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Baresh, Eman Fathi; Ali, Suraini Mohd; Darmi, Ramiaida – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This article explores how the Hybrid Problem-Based Learning (HPBL) approach can improve the Libyan EFL learners' performance in English language speaking. The paper employed the case study research design in which qualitative data through observation and interview were collected and analysed thematically. The participants involved in the study…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Interaction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning