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Ölmezer-Öztürk, Elçin; Öztürk, Gökhan – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2016
Oral corrective feedback in language classrooms has received considerable attention for the last few decades. However, most of the studies focus on teachers' practices, and how learners perceive these practices still needs investigation. Based on this, the current study examined the perceptions and preferences of EFL learners regarding the types…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Classroom Techniques, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Karakas, Ali; Uysal, Hüseyin; Bilgin, Selçuk; Bulut, Talat – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2016
The question of what makes a good teacher of English has aroused researchers' interest for many years, and the existing studies comparing NESTs (native English-speaking teachers) and NNESTs (non-native English-speaking teachers) have focused mostly on students' perceptions of these teachers. The current study aims to explore in the first phase if…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Native Speakers, English (Second Language)
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Top, Namik; Liew, Jeffery; Luo, Wen – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2016
School-based programs designed to reduce problem behaviors, increase prosocial behaviors, and improve academic achievement have often been characterized as social-emotional learning or character development (education) programs. This longitudinal study investigated effects of such a program, called "Second Step", on observed problem…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Prosocial Behavior
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Greer, Tim – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
Interactional repair usually involves one or two primary participants, meaning that either the speaker of a trouble source attempts to deal with it on his or her own or else a recipient initiates the repair and sometimes provides a candidate solution. However, occasionally a third person may also become involved in a form of repair that has been…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Communicative Competence (Languages), Study Abroad
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Uztosun, Mehmet Sercan; Troudi, Salah – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
This study seeks to understand lecturers' views about the effectiveness of curriculum change procedures taking place in 2006 at the English language teacher education departments of Turkish universities. The study collected both quantitative and qualitative data through an open-ended questionnaire completed by 27 lecturers working at fifteen…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Teacher Attitudes
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Erten, Ismail Hakki – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
This study aims to explore the construct structure of the Turkish version of the "Myself-As-A-Learner Scale" ("MALS"), which was designed to measure academic self-concept. A translated version of MALS was administered to 483 participants (mean age = 14.31, SD = 2.08) in six different cities across Turkey. An exploratory factor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept Measures, Self Concept, Program Validation
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Holmes, Janet – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
In the process of transitioning from one institution or workplace to another, people often encounter new interactional norms and values. For those moving countries as well as workplaces, the transition may involve different cultural and societal norms and values; but even a move between organisations or workplace teams within a country may present…
Descriptors: Interaction, Communities of Practice, Workplace Learning, Group Membership
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Colon De Carvajal, Isabel; Teston-Bonnard, Sandra – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
Resolving the inability to produce a word through a gestural realization is often a compensatory strategy used with aphasic patients. However, context and interpersonal knowledge between participants are also essential factors for finding or guessing the right word or the right gesture. In the "Interactions between Aphasic people &…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Speech Impairments, Nonverbal Communication, Interpersonal Communication
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Gosen, Myrte N. – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
This paper is centered around 106 tellings of personal experiences during shared readings of picture books in kindergarten classrooms. It is shown that teachers orient to different interactional storytelling competences of their pupils. Teachers are found to contribute to pupils' tellings by inviting them, by showing recipiency, by asking…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten, Story Telling
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Huq, Rizwan-ul; Amir, Alia – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
In classroom settings, students' competence is regularly evaluated through a default practice named Initiation-Response-Feedback (IRF) or Initiation-Response-Evaluation (IRE). In the feedback or evaluation turn, the teacher normally uses acknowledgement tokens (such as uhm, yeah, okay). These tokens perform an active role of maintaining…
Descriptors: Interaction, Teacher Student Relationship, Tokenism, Feedback (Response)
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Family, Neiloufar; Durus, Natalia; Ziegler, Gudrun – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
In this study, we present and analyze co-constructions from L2 English data collected at the European School in Luxembourg. Co-constructions are morpho-syntactic structures split across two speakers, in which a second speaker completes a grammatical structure initiated by the first speaker in conversation. The corpus features multilingual 13-14…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Grammar
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Konzett, Carmen – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
This paper describes how a small group of students in a foreign language classroom manage the interactional task of orally assessing the correctness of verb forms while playing a board game aimed at revising verb conjugation. In their interaction, the students orient to the institutional context of this activity as a language learning exercise by…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Second Language Instruction, Educational Games, Grammar
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Sterie, Anca Cristina – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
At the hospital, nurses' telephone calls to doctors mostly revolve around obtaining doctors' intervention in a medical case. To achieve this, nurses need to make the doctor's intervention relevant, by explicitly requesting it or, more indirectly, by reporting a medical problem. Two recorded telephone conversations have been selected for analysis…
Descriptors: Nurses, Physicians, Speech Communication, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Erten, Ismail Hakki – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2014
This study reports on findings from an investigation into the reasons for year 1 students from the English Language Teaching Department at Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey, for choosing teaching as a field of study and future career. A questionnaire comprising of open-ended questions was employed to decipher the reasons of 96…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, College Students, English (Second Language)
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Yeni Palabiyik, Pinar – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2014
The present study examines high school students' burnout levels. The main aims of the study are to investigate whether their burnout levels vary according to gender and grade levels, and to check the correlation between overall burnout levels and their English language proficiency attained with a specific test. The study followed a quantitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Burnout, Correlation
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