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Osada, Nobuko – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2003
Analyzes the occurrence of silent pauses n monologues, especially in modified speech, such as in public address, caretaker talk, and foreigner talk. Discusses speech rate, articulation rate, pause unit length, individual pause length, and pause percentage to overall speech time. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Articulation (Speech), Caregiver Speech, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Kim, Hye-Ryun – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Aims to integrate culture in the English-as-a-Foreign-Language classroom using the World Wide Web. Korean college students in pre-service teacher training were assigned group projects that consisted of gathering information on the culture of an English-speaking country through an Internet search and presenting the results of their projects in…
Descriptors: College Students, Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Chang, Hsiu-Chen – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Significant, real-life instances of cross-cultural miscommunication or conflict are presented and categorized into verbal and non-verbal parts. each case is discussed and analyzed for the possible causes and feasible solutions. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication
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Yang, Tae-Kyoung – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Examines how apology speech act strategies frequently used in daily life are transferred in the framework of interlanguage pragmatics and sociolinguistics and how they are influenced by sociolinguistic variations such as social status, social distance, severity of offense, and formal or private relationships. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Pragmatics, Second Language Instruction
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Torii-Williams, Eiko – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Presents a linguistic analysis of two nearly synonymous Japanese adverbs "betu" and "hoka." Provides a sharper characterization of these adverbs to make it easier for Japanese learners in their acquisition of these adverbs. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Adverbs, Japanese, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Kim, Jong-Shil – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Investigates Korean speakers' interlanguage system of English intonation and analyzes it as a result of interaction of constraints that determine prosodic phrasing and tone placement. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Interlanguage, Intonation
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O'Grady, William; Lee, Sunyoung – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Focuses on two unrelated matters that are central to the study of how language acquisition works: (1) the role of input in the acquisition of a first language, particularly how children are able to avoid the potentially damaging effects of misleading feedback; and (2) the role of a particular aspect of cognition in second language learning, namely…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Feedback, Linguistic Input, Psycholinguistics
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Wong, Bee Eng – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Investigates the acquisition of English relative clauses by native Malay speakers, who are proficient in English, in relation to the issue of parameter setting. Tests a proposal put forth by Tsimpli and Smith (1991) and Smith and Tsimpli (1995). (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Malay, Phrase Structure, Second Language Instruction
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Yamazaki, Tae – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Examines Japanese English-as-a-Foreign-Language learners' requestive strategies. Data were obtained through the Situation Assessment Questionnaire and the Discourse Completion test and analyzed in terms of the relationship of the subjects' awareness of situation and frequency of the word "please," characteristics of subjects' strategies…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Japanese, Language Tests
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Chin, Cheong-sook – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Compared the effectiveness of three different learning strategies on Korean English-as-a-Foreign-Language learners' vocabulary comprehension: context, semantic mapping, and word lists. University students were randomly assigned to one of three treatments of vocabulary instruction and examined on various levels of vocabulary knowledge using three…
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Aliakbari, Mohammad – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Studied the extent to which first language and second language (l2) writing proficiency can predict performance in L2 writing. Findings suggest that writing in a foreign or second language context is necessarily a language problem, not a writing problem. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, Second Language Instruction
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Chang, Bok-Myung – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Analyzed the sixth and seventh national curricula of Korea and middle school English textbooks that were adopted on the basis of both curriculums to critically compare the differences between the two the curriculums. Also compares Korean curricula with those of Japanese, considering the situation concerning English education is similar in Japan…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Policy, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Chan, Swee Heng; Wong, Bee Eng – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Provides insights into the Malaysian English language policy, required standards, and testing in language use in Malaysian tertiary institutions. Gives information about backwash effects in particular about institutional programs related to the teaching of English as a Second Language. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Policy, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Cha, Mi Yang – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Addresses the question of whether there is any difference in the nature of learning English between English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) and English-as-a- Second-Language (ESL) learning situations. Specific focus is on Koreans learning English in two contrasting situations--EFL in Korea and ESL in Dehli India. Findings yield implications for…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Lim, Jayeon – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2001
Investigates how different types of focus-on-form instruction affect second language learning of English grammatical structure, particularly present perfect. Results showed that subjects with both rule instruction and visual enhancement of input showed higher proficiency than other groups in the short term. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Grammar, Language Proficiency, Second Language Instruction
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