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Schluer, Jennifer – Language Awareness, 2018
In L2 reading, words and the concepts they denote frequently constitute an important vehicle or obstacle in the comprehension process. However, this has been rarely explored from a language awareness perspective. The current research therefore tailors the constructs of lexical awareness and conceptual awareness to L2 reading contexts by using a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Lexicology
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Angelovska, Tanja – Language Awareness, 2018
This study is concerned with finding out how L3 (third language) learners recognize and make conscious use of cross-linguistic similarities and differences and whether their metalinguistic reflections are in correlation with their proficiency. Written text productions of thirteen L3 learners of English, aged 20-25, at different L3 levels (A2, B1,…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Correlation, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Kopecková, Romana – Language Awareness, 2018
In the field of third language acquisition metalinguistic awareness is posited to be a fundamental component of multilingual competence and a key factor facilitating the acquisition of additional languages. Building upon Bialystok's model of attention and control, and Wrembel's research into metaphonological awareness in adult L3 learners, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metalinguistics, Phonological Awareness, Language Acquisition
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Putjata, Galina – Language Awareness, 2018
Normative-theoretical discourse in pedagogy calls for transformation in educational approaches towards multilingualism. The key question in multilingual education remains: Can language ideologies be transformed? The present paper investigates how the field of language awareness can contribute to this process and what practical changes and…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Metalinguistics, Foreign Countries, Intervention
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Scarvaglieri, Claudio – Language Awareness, 2017
The article introduces "Educational Landscaping" (EL) as a measure of qualification in educational institutions to support the development of teachers' language awareness (LA). In EL, participating teachers are invited to investigate, analyse and, if necessary, adapt the linguistic landscape of their educational institution. The article…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Metalinguistics, Interviews, Qualitative Research
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Finkbeiner, Claudia; Schluer, Jennifer – Language Awareness, 2017
This paper contains a collaborative video-based approach to foster prospective teachers' diagnostic skills with respect to pupils' L2 reading processes. Together with a peer, the prospective teachers watched, systematically selected, analysed and commented on clips from a comprehensive video corpus on L2 reading strategies. In order to assist the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Skills, Second Language Learning, Metalinguistics
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Melo-Pfeifer, Sílvia – Language Awareness, 2015
In this article, we analyse visual narratives of multilingual children, in order to acknowledge their self-perception as multilingual selves. Through the analysis of drawings produced by children enrolled in Portuguese as heritage language (PHL) classes in Germany, we analyse how bi-/multilingual children perceive their multilingual repertoires…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Metalinguistics, Freehand Drawing, Code Switching (Language)
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Wrembel, Magdalena – Language Awareness, 2015
The paper focuses on an unexplored area of metalinguistic awareness in the acquisition of third language (L3) phonology, hereafter referred to as metaphonological awareness. It addresses the role of attention and noticing in input processing. The contribution constitutes a part of a larger scale project on metaphonological awareness in various…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Phonology, Polish, Multilingualism
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Michel, Marije; Ofner, Daniela; Thoma, Dieter – Language Awareness, 2014
This study investigates early childhood educators' language training competence that is required to support children's linguistic development. Hundred and forty-four early-years-professionals in Germany completed a computer-based assessment. We first tested knowledge of linguistic topics (e.g. morpho-syntax, developmental stages). Second, we…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Scores, Teacher Student Relationship, Intervention
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Finkbeiner, Claudia; Knierim, Markus; Smasal, Marc; Ludwig, Peter H. – Language Awareness, 2012
The ADEQUA research project has gained empirical evidence on how the situationally adequate use of learning strategies can be facilitated during cooperative reading tasks in the EFL (English as a foreign language) classroom. Two video studies were conducted with ninth-grade EFL learners in German schools: the first (laboratory) study investigated…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Video Technology, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language)
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Davies, Winifred V. – Language Awareness, 2000
Presents findings of a study into language awareness among teachers in an area of Germany where a Central German dialect (Pfalzisch) is spoken. Reveals that in the Mannheim Suburb of Neckarau, many parents who speak a nonstandard dialect, leave it up to schools to teach standard German. Suggests teachers should have a systematic knowledge of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, German, Metalinguistics, Nonstandard Dialects
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Green, Peter S.; Hecht, Karlheinz – Language Awareness, 1993
The aims, content, and methods of language awareness in the German "Gymnasium" curriculum are presented and compared with other, especially English, models. Pupils' command of metalanguage is also reported, including results of a test to assess their level of language awareness and its relationship to linguistic competence. (29…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Language Processing