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Zees, Sri Rahayu; Saleh, Mursid; Hartono, Rudi – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This research is an evaluation study using context, input, process, and product (CIPP) evaluation model to analyze whether the literacy developed in educational institution has met the acceptable literacy level used in the workplace. Two business E-mails about sales written by a professional writer and a student were analyzed to investigate the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Literacy, Students, Authors
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Nazarloo, Fahimeh Ashja; Yaghoubi-Notash, Massoud – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
An advantage of the communication-based instruction in an EFL situation is prioritizing fluency and meaning negotiation though of course at the cost of accuracy. Researchers have, therefore, found feedback on the learners' erroneous utterances quite appealing so that form can be attended to against the wider backdrop of meaning-focused involvement…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Grammar, Accuracy, English (Second Language)
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Kamali, Mojtaba; Abbasi, Mehdi; Sadighi, Firooz – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This study investigated the effect of dynamic Assessment (DA) on the acquisition of L2 grammar by EFL learners. The focus was on teaching Conditional Type II, or Unreal Conditional, which is a difficult structure for language learners to acquire. To this end, two intact classes of intermediate EFL learners, each consisting of 23 male students were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yildiz, Mustafa; Kiziltas, Yusuf – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
It is important to determine whether the school attitude of secondary school students has an influence on the reading attitude. For this purpose, such a study was conducted at secondary school level. In addition, the extent to which such variables as mother tongue are determinative in this context has been examined.The objective of this study is…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Gender Differences, Social Class
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Afraz, Shahram; Taghizade, Leila; Taghinezhad, Ali – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Speaking is a crucial form of communication in language learning settings. Through speaking skill, ESL/EFL language learners can communicate and convey information. Pictorial aids have been deployed as efficacious mediatory tools in teaching various disciplines such as language teaching. Still, to the best of the researchers' knowledge, a direct…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Damavandi, Zahra Mousazadeh; Hassaskhah, Jaleh; Zafarghandi, Amir Mahdavi – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This study aims to examine the EFL learners' perception and process of writing development through using a digital storytelling tool, called "Storyjumper." To do so, 15 intermediate-level students were participants of the study. The participants' writing development was frequently assessed through a series of repeated writing tests…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Rastegar, Behnaz; Safari, Fatemeh – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
Language learners' productive role in teaching and learning processes has recently been the focus of attention. Therefore, this study aimed at investigating the effect of oral vs. written output-based instruction on English as a foreign language (EFL) learners' vocabulary learning with a focus on reflective vs. impulsive learning styles. To this…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Khodabakhshzadeh, Hossein; Zardkanloo, Reza; Alipoor, Iman – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
The effect of using tests in test preparation courses has been subject to debate. While some scholars such as Yang and Badger (2015) believe it is a cause of positive washback effect, others argue that this issue is tentative and context-bound (Green, 2007). Therefore, this study investigated the effect of using Mock tests in International English…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Tests, Scores
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Ashraf, Hamid; Ahmadi, Fatemeh; Domsky, Javad Gh. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
The advent of problem-based assessment has opened the question of whether or not conventional approaches to assessment are truly a representative of students' knowledge (Lampert, 2001). In an attempt to find out about the suitability of problem-based tests in evaluating student-teachers' knowledge of teaching English, a problem-based test was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Problem Solving, Comparative Analysis
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Rasuki, Muhlisin – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
This paper provides a critical review of Processing Instruction (PI). This type of instructional option was specifically designed to help second/foreign language (L2) learners grasp meaning manifested in the use of particular grammatical forms in a target language effectively through the provision of input. In this way, PI attempts to help…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Grammar, Linguistic Input, Instructional Effectiveness
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Mohammadi, Fateme Shir – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
Language learners' cognitive engagement with the content in language classes has been advocated in the last few decades (Laufer & Hulstjin, 2001). To this end, the researcher designed authentic problem-based tasks which make use of learners' cognitive and metacognitive skills to solve real-life vocabulary tasks. Nelson vocabulary test was…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Retention (Psychology)
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Yang, Feng – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
Forty families with four- to five-year-old Chinese children were chosen as experiment participants and equally divided into four groups for an eight-week parent-child reading experiment in different reading modes. (1) Groups A, B, and C read one of three kinds of Chinese-English audio bilingual picture books respectively: touch reading books,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Child Relationship, Reading Programs, Reading Habits
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Ojukwu, M. O. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
The major aim of this study was to examine influence of psychosocial factors on aging among the aged in Ihitte Uboma Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria. Ex-post facto or casual comparative research design was adopted for the study. Two hundred and twenty-five (225) old people were selected through random sampling for the study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Social Influences, Aging (Individuals)
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Isazadeh, Parya; Makui, Selma Mohammad Zadeh; Ansarian, Loghman – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
The study delved into the effect of instructional video materials vs. authentic video materials on vocabulary learning of extrovert and introvert Iranian EFL learners. To this end, Nelson proficiency test was administered to one hundred eighty (n = 180) language learners. Considering 1 standard deviation above and below the mean score, one hundred…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Ojukwu, M. O.; Woko, S. I.; Onuoha, R. C. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
It has been revealed that recently there appear to be a kind of downward trend in marriage patronage in our society. The trend is prevalent in both western and non-western culture. Also, in the recent decade there seems to be a cut down in the interest of young people willing to go into marriage. This is as a result of the dwindling credibility…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marriage, Marital Instability, Educational Attainment
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