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Cho, Byung-Eun – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2001
Suggests that an intensive language-oriented English poetry class conducted for one semester for university students in Korea demonstrates that English poetry can be properly integrated in language classes with positive results, not only by heightening students' motivation and interest in English but also by improving their language performance.…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, College Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Skilton-Sylvester, Ellen – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2001
Drawing on the ethnography of communication, addresses the role of electronic channels for meaning making among Korean students in graduate TESOL classes in the United States. Looks at the ways that these electronic literacies provide opportunities for navigating Korean and U.S. cultures of learning. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Electronic Mail, English (Second Language), Ethnography
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Hahn, Hye-ryeong – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2001
Identifies the status of "be" based on Korean English-as-Foreign-Language learners' developing interlanguage grammars. Korean English learners' utterance data were analyzed, with a special focus on one middle school learner. Analyses from the perspectives of developmental process and head direction suggest that the early emerging…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Grammar, Interlanguage, Middle Schools
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Choe, Yongjae Paul – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2001
Discusses the inevitability of native culture-loaded expressions in Korean English-as-a-Foreign-Language students' compositions. Cultures, both native and target play a major role in forming ideas in any communicative situation. Thus, Korean EFL students' compositions all reveal without exception the traits of Korean culture. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Cultural Influences, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Bang, Young-Joo – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 1999
Investigated college students' attitudes and preferences toward error correction in the English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) classroom. A questionnaire was administered to 100 EFL students enrolled in spoken-English classes at a university.(Author/VWL)
Descriptors: College Students, English (Second Language), Error Correction, Higher Education
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Suh, Jae-suk – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 1999
Presenting four types of evidence, this article argues that grammatical competence should not be a subcomponent of communicative competence in second-language instruction, but have a separate status. Focuses on the critical role of grammatical competence in the overall development of target-language proficiency. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Grammar, Interlanguage, Language Proficiency
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Song, Hyunok – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2000
Presents the hypothesis that drama positively affects second language students by providing spontaneity and motivation. To test the hypothesis, the function of drama in language teaching is explored as well as the technique used to teach English through drama. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Drama, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Choi, Taehee – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2000
Examines the efficacy of a weekly movie class through students' in-school achievement, a general proficiency test, and surveys about their cultural awareness and interest in English. An experimental group watched movies with viewing guides every week for 2 months. They improved significantly more than the control group in their in-school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language)
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Azirah, Hasim – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2000
Examines the discussion of results in medical research articles to determine the strategies used by the writers to persuade the readers that their research is either new or a development of previous work and that their study is a contribution to a specialist field. Twenty-four research articles were analyzed using Swales moves analysis as well as…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries, Medical Research
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Nakai, Motohiro; Watanabe, Yoshiko – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2000
Investigates expressions of gratitude in Japanese and American English, focusing on the sociocultural factors influencing the deeper level of these expressions. Data are collected through the written answers to the discourse completion test, which has ten different situations designed to elicit a variety of expressions of gratitude from the…
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, Cultural Influences, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Chang, Bok-Myung – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 1999
Analyzes the seventh draft of Korea's national curriculum, compares it to the sixth curriculum, and makes suggestions regarding syllabus design that focus on limitations of the sixth and a multisyllabus model. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Comparative Analysis, Course Descriptions, Foreign Countries
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Seong, Myeong-Hee – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 1999
Investigates beliefs held by Korean college students majoring in tourism English about learning foreign languages, particularly English, and suggests desirable directions that English instruction may take. The student questionnaire is appended. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Beliefs, College Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Hamaoka, Yoshiro – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 1999
Describes differences between the level of English taught in Japanese high school English textbooks and that of English examinations for entrance into Japanese universities from the viewpoints of the size of the vocabulary and readability scores. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Entrance Examinations, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Yukina, Kazuo – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 1999
After a brief introduction to the development of New Phonics, an innovative course designed for Japanese English-as-a-foreign-language learners, this article describes the contents of the course for beginners, i.e., the techniques, exercises, and teaching materials for grade 7.(Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Consonants, Course Content, Dictation
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Owada, Kazuharu – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 1999
Calls into question the data of grammaticality judgment tasks on which several GB-based studies on the second-language acquisition of accusative verbs by Japanese learners of English base their arguments and reports the results of a pilot study. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: College Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Grammar
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