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Mehrani, Mehdi B. – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
The present study aimed to explore the strategies that could be potentially employed in the Iranian ELT context to bridge the gap between research and practice. Data were collected through conducting a "focus group discussion" with a number of practitioner-researchers. The findings showed that to improve the relationship between…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Focus Groups
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Rezaee-Manesh, Najafquli; Tahriri, Abdorreza – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
The current mixed-method study probed EFL instructors' mediative knowledge across four different contexts of teaching including language institutes, universities, and senior and junior high schools in Iran. To this end, 181 EFL instructors, 80 males and 101 females, completed mediative closed-questionnaire which composed of twelve items to measure…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Hasan, Md. Kamrul; Akhand, Mohd. Moniruzzaman – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This paper investigates the issues related to code-switching/code-mixing in an ESL context. Some preliminary data on Bangla-English code-switching/code-mixing has been analyzed in order to determine which structural pattern of code-switching/code-mixing is predominant in different social strata. This study also explores the relationship of…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Usage
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Lee, Eunpyo; Kim, Eun-Kyung – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This study examines an extra-curricular English course that gives a chance for the low-proficient seniors who have not yet met the graduation qualification to graduate upon completion of 90 hours of English program. The subjects were 14 seniors who failed to obtain the minimum requirement scores and had to complete the course in summer of 2014. A…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Graduation Requirements, Language Tests
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Kang, Manjin – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
There has been a huge amount of research on errors of language learners. However, most of them have focused on syntactic errors and those about lexical errors are not found easily despite the importance of lexical learning for the language learners. The case is even rarer for Korean language. In line with this background, this study was designed…
Descriptors: Error Analysis (Language), Korean, North Americans, Second Language Learning
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Kang, Mun-koo; Chang, Hyung-ji – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This study is aimed at ensuring the validity of the Practical English Certification Test (PECT) of the Chung-nam Office of Education (COE) in Korea. Motivated by the demand for a developing localized English test to empower English learning in public education, the COE conducted the PECT for 38,544 students of elementary, middle and high schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Tests
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Jeon, Moongee – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2014
This article investigates the lexical and discourse features of English text and discourse with automated computer technologies. Specifically, this article examines the cohesion of English text and discourse with automated computer tools, Coh-Metrix and TEES. Coh-Metrix is a text analysis computer tool that can analyze English text and discourse…
Descriptors: Connected Discourse, Computational Linguistics, Textbooks, Discourse Analysis
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Han, Eunhee – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2013
This study presents how college freshmen students reflect on their writing skills using a triangular writing process. A triangular writing process consists of Clog as a freewriting format, personal journal log as an informal writing format, and writing assignments as a formal writing format. Participants were 47 undergraduate students who took…
Descriptors: Skill Development, College Freshmen, Writing Assignments, Writing Instruction
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Homayounzadeh, Maryam; Mehrpour, Saeed – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2013
Based on the principles of critical discourse analysis this contrastive study sought to investigate the effect of culture on the journalistic style and the strategies used to report news in the American and Persian newspaper editorials. To this end, articles were selected from the New York Times, the Washington Post, Kayhan and Ettelaat, taking…
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, English, Indo European Languages, Journalism
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Sung, Tae-Soo – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2013
We examine the characteristics of NDI (negative degree inversion) and its relation with other inversion phenomena such as SVI (subject-verb inversion) and SAI (subject-auxiliary inversion). The negative element in the NDI construction may be" not," a negative adverbial, or a negative verb. In this respect, NDI has similar licensing…
Descriptors: Sentence Structure, Structural Analysis (Linguistics), Word Order, Language Research
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Tsutsumi, Rie – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2013
Motivation is one of the most popular topics on language teaching and learning. Many studies on language learning focus on students' motivation; however, teachers' motivation is easily overlooked in the area of the applied linguistics field. In this paper, the researcher presents a study to investigate how satisfied English teachers at private…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Lee, Eunpyo; Kim, Eun-Kyung – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2013
This study examines 29 journal abstracts that were completed reviews for publication in the year 2012. It was done to investigate the number (percentage) of abstracts that involved with errors, the most erroneous part of the abstract, and the types and frequency of errors. Also the purpose expanded to compare the results with those of the previous…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Error Patterns, Comparative Analysis, Error Correction
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Reed, Jennifer; Seong, Myeong-Hee – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2013
This paper aims to suggest pragmatic instructions for conducting an English course that focuses on speaking and listening skills through using drama as a language teaching activity. Recent research on drama in the ESL/EFL classroom has been about the benefits of drama and methods one can use, but research on techniques, activities, and methodology…
Descriptors: Drama, Instructional Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Jung, Mi-Young – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2013
The purposes of this study are to examine what type of errors students make more between form-based and meaning-based errors, as well as to investigate in which error categories Korean learners frequently make errors and mistakes. In three studies, 264 essays from 42 subjects who were at a Korean university were collected. This study adopted error…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, College Students, Writing (Composition)
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Shin, Kyu-Cheol – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2013
In the teaching of foreign language reading, there have been at least three distinctive approaches for communicative competence: grammar translation method, comprehension-questions approach with an emphasis on reading skills and strategies, and extensive reading approach. This paper surveys a selection of recent studies that address important…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Reading Instruction
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