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Ong, Justina – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
This study examined classroom routine and interactional patterns of Grade 5 English Language reading comprehension lessons through delineating the speech act functions of instructional discourse that was based on Malcolm's sociolinguistic model (Malcolm, 1979a; Malcolm, 1979b; Malcolm, 1982; Malcolm, 1986). It also evaluated the classroom…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, English (Second Language), Speech Acts, Grade 5
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Manning, Shaun J. – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
Many teachers in Asian EFL situations report difficulties integrating communicative tasks into their classrooms. This study reports on an innovation in which opinion gap tasks were used to support the regular classwork of a middle school English class in Seoul, South Korea. The task had to reflect the learning objectives of the state-mandated…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Middle School Students, Foreign Countries, English Teachers
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Park, Jinkyoung; Chon, Yuah V. – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
Single word items have usually been the unit of analysis for measuring L2 learners' vocabulary size, for designing word lists and for estimating word coverage of reading texts. However, what is lost in these estimates is the consideration of multiword expressions, such as idioms. To empirically test the assertion that the knowledge of single word…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Middle School Students
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Mah, Adeline Shi Hui; Yeo, Marie – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
Averil Coxhead is widely known for developing the Academic Word List, a list of 570 word families associated with great frequency in academic texts. This list has been particularly useful to teachers of English as a Second Language as well as independent learners in tertiary education. She has also developed a Science-based word list (Coxhead and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Word Lists, Word Frequency