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Thadphoothon, Janpha – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This study investigated the factors affecting Thai taxi drivers' English competence. Altogether, 342 taxi drivers answered questionnaires and performed tasks that measured their English language competency; aiming to find out what the factors are that affect their English competency. The taxi drivers were all Thais sampled from three zones in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transportation, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency
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Al-Sobhi, Bandar Mohammad Saeed; Preece, Abdul Shakour – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Of the four English language skills, speaking enjoys a superior status. Accordingly, it should be given high priority while teaching. In spite of its importance, teaching English speaking skill to Arab EFL learners has always been an exacting task for Arab teachers of English because it is considered a foreign language, i.e. not widely spoken or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Schools, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Sadighi, Firooz; Dastpak, Mehdi – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
Foreign language learning anxiety is one of the affective factors which influence language learning negatively. It has several sources and different types. The present study aimed at investigating the sources of foreign language speaking anxiety of Iranian EFL learners. To do so, 154 EFL learners participated in the study. They were required to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Anxiety, Barriers, English (Second Language)
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Khodabandelou, Rouholllah; That, Junny Ei Mon; Anne A/P S. Selvaraju, Melinda; Ken, Tan Yan; Kewen, Zhu; Yan, Zhang; Ning, Tan Yan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
The abundance of technology in recent years has contributed to development in the societies, industries, and education. It is proven from the current trend of technology such as the emergence and rise of smart phones, tablets, laptops and wireless internet connection that the present and future world will be heralded by technology. The integration…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Liu, Meihua; Cai, Wei – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2013
The study reported in the present paper focused on the expectations of and concerns about the impending semester-long study abroad of students from a prestigious Chinese university. Data were collected via questionnaires and semi-structured interviews. Analyses of 33 questionnaires and 15 semi-structured interviews yielded the following main…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Case Studies, Expectation, Questionnaires
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Hendehjan, Niyosha Morshedi; Noordin, Nooreen – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2013
The current study attempted to identify the level of (ICT) usage among ESL teachers, the difference between the level of ICT usage based on gender and age, the teachers' perception towards ICT usage and the barriers faced by teachers. This study was a quantitative study using the descriptive survey approach. The total number of participants was 90…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, English (Second Language), Gender Differences