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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
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Linh, Ðàm M? – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
The current study investigates the effectiveness of indirect written corrective feedback (WCF) on five different aspects of writing (grammar, language use, mechanic use, content and organization) as perceived by teachers and English-major sophomores in a Vietnamese public university. Specifically, it provides an insight into the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response)
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Tridinanti, Gaya – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Speaking in a foreign language can be influenced by such psychological aspects as anxiety and self-confidence. The students who have high level of anxiety, worry, fear and low level of self-confidence in foreign language classes may have difficulties in developing their speaking ability. The objective of this research was to find out whether there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Anxiety, Self Esteem, Correlation
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Al-Jaberi, Nahil Mohammad – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This study aims to investigate the level of use of computer software and applications, and how it affects motivation toward e-learning as well as academic performance and achievement. The researcher selected a study sample of 500 male and female undergraduates at Petra University. Furthermore, two scales were implemented for the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Undergraduate Students, Learning Motivation
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Abbassi, Adele; Hassaskhah, Jaleh; Tahriri, Abdorreza – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This study targeted to explore the effect of memory strategy on EFL learners' vocabulary retention with a consideration of learners' multiple intelligences. In this study, the memory strategy consisted of three parts of grouping, acronym and images. The participants of this study were 80 male and female EFL learners of intermediate level who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Memory, Learning Strategies, Second Language Learning
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Saleh, Noor Shahariah; Murtaza, Siti Fatimah – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Employers in the engineering sector require certain standard of English proficiency among their employees as the language is widely used for numerous job scopes. In order to understand the current demand of the civil engineering industry on the use of the English language in the workplace, this study was conducted on 20 undergraduates of the Civil…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Work Environment, Language Usage
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Ba, Hoang Thu – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
In Vietnam, despite the widespread use of computers and the Internet in the educational settings, little attention has been paid to the role of the Internet in promoting students' autonomy. Particularly, in the author's real teaching context at Thuong Mai University (TMU), there exists a serious problem relating to students' lack of independency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Farahani, Fahimeh – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) has potential to help language learners; however, it has received scant attention. The present study was an attempt to investigate the effect of NLP techniques on reading comprehension of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners at an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) course. To achieve this goal, two…
Descriptors: Neurolinguistics, Reading Comprehension, English for Special Purposes, Experimental Groups
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Mohammadipour, Mohammad; Rashid, Sabariah Md; Rafik-Galea, Shameem; Thai, Yap Ngee – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Emotions are an indispensable part of second language learning. The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between the use of language learning strategies and positive emotions. The present study adopted a sequential mixed methods design. The participants were 300 Malaysian ESL undergraduates selected through stratified random sampling…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Chou, I-Chia – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Vocabulary knowledge is considered important in second and foreign language learning because learners' insufficient vocabulary has been consistently reported as a significant problem in their achievement of second-language (L2) learning. Despite of numerous vocabulary studies, few of them have implemented a learner-centered and interactive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocabulary Development, Student Attitudes, Curriculum Implementation
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Saeed, Farah Jamal Abed Alrazeq; Al-Zayed, Norma Nawaf – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
The study aimed at investigating the attitudes of Jordanian undergraduate students towards using computer assisted-language learning (CALL) and its effectiveness in the process of learning the English language. In order to fulfill the study's objective, the researchers used a questionnaire to collect data, followed-up with semi-structured…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Mollaei, Fatemeh; Taghinezhad, Ali; Sadighi, Firooz – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
It has been found that translation is an efficient means to teach/learn grammar, syntax, and lexis of a foreign language. Meanwhile, translation is good for beginners who do not still enjoy the critical level of proficiency in their target language for expression. This study was conducted to examine the teachers' and learners' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Translation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Abdulwahid, Muntaha A.; Hamzah, Zaitul Azma Binti Zainon; Hajimaming, Pabiyah; Alkhawaja, Hussein W. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
Legal translation of contract agreements is a challenge to translators as it involves combining the literary translation with the technical terminological precision. In translating legal contract agreements, a legal translator must utilize the lexical or syntactic precision and, more importantly, the pragmatic awareness of the context. This will…
Descriptors: Translation, Phrase Structure, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Mugo, David Gitumu; Njagi, Kageni; Chemwei, Bernard – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
The affordances of mobile technologies are being felt in many sectors of world's economy including university education. By solving the limitations of fixed instructional technologies, mobile technologies have received ready acceptance in the education place. The purpose of the study was to investigate the student technological preferences, their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Bijami, Maryam; Pandian, Ambigapathy; Singh, Manjet Kaur Mehar – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
Feedback plays a fundamental role in writing development. The present study seeks to investigate the impact of teacher's written feedback on the writing performance of Iranian undergraduates. The subjects were 400 students majoring in the fields of English language translation and English language literature in four universities, namely Shahaid…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Writing Achievement, Performance Based Assessment, Translation
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