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Tanewong, Sukanya – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
This study investigated the impact of metacognitive pedagogical sequence on development of less-proficient Thai EFL listeners' L2 listening metacognition and listening comprehension achievement over a semester. Sixty-four university students who were enrolled in a listening course participated in a quasi-experimental study. Both the intervention…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Listening Skills
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McKay, Sandra Lee – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
A great deal has been written about what English as an International Language (EIL) actually is (e.g. Alsagoff et al., 2012; Matsuda, 2012; McKay and Brown, 2016; Sharifian, 2009), ranging from a view of EIL as the many varieties of English that are spoken today to the use of English by second language speakers of English. Thus, EIL is viewed both…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Song, Geraldine; Hoon, Lee Hwee; Alvin, Leong Ping – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
Much research work on teacher feedback has concentrated on the perceptions of students and teachers on feedback, but few studies have addressed the extent to which students respond to their teachers' written feedback, particularly at the tertiary level. This study analysed the extent to which students made appropriate revisions based on the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Higher Education, Teacher Student Relationship
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Wang, Xiaohong; Shen, Lei; Lu, Xiao – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
Writing is one of the most challenging skills for many EFL learners to master. It is also considered to be the most difficult to teach. To motivate students to write more without burdening teachers with additional rating work, college English teachers at a university in China introduced a journal project. Peer learners were paired anonymously and…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Student Motivation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Kelly, Lauren J. – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
Reflection has often been considered a powerful tool for students in composition, helping them develop rhetorical awareness and the ability to transfer their knowledge to future writing tasks. However, the methods that promote reflection have often been debated, and students have considered the process both puzzling and difficult. Furthermore, few…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Native Language, Second Language Learning, Peer Evaluation
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Wannaruk, Anchalee; Amnuai, Wirada – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
The rhetorical organization of research articles has attracted extensive attention in genre study, and the focus of move-based analysis is on the textual function. The primary aim of the present study was the comparison of the rhetorical moves of English research articles in the field of Applied Linguistics written by Thai first authors and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Periodicals, Research Reports, Applied Linguistics
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Ruegg, Rachael – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2015
This study aimed to determine differences in the uptake of peer and teacher feedback after writing students received longitudinal feedback from only one of these sources. It also investigates the types of feedback given by peers and a teacher in order to explain those any differences. Data was collected from 64 Japanese university students in four…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship, Writing Instruction
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Alavi, Sayyed Mohammad; Janbaz, Fateme – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2014
Since listening is a crucial component of language competence and fundamental for successful communication as well, its development has been gradually given much attention from language teachers and researchers. This study is aimed at investigating the effectiveness of two pre-listening supports, i.e. question preview and topic preparation on the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Listening Comprehension Tests
Huang, Hsin-chou – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2014
This study investigates the effectiveness of online versus paper-based reading strategy instruction on EFL learners' reading comprehension. Fifty-seven university students from two intact reading classes with comparable proficiency levels were assigned to participate in either a paper-based or an online reading instructional module. Both groups…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Reading Comprehension
Tangpijaikul, Montri – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2014
This research combines corpus-based and intuition-based approaches in developing a list of important words in business news that Thai learners of business English need to know. The Thai corpus of English for Business and Economic News (Thai-EBEN) has been compiled from English business news articles in the Thai press. A computer concordancing…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Lasito,; Storch, Neomy – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2013
Although pair and small group activities are commonly used in second language (L2) classrooms, there are very few studies which can inform teachers about whether it is best to have students work in pairs or in small groups. In this study, conducted in a junior high school in Indonesia with learners of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), we…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Task Analysis
Zhu, Wuhan – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2012
This paper is motivated by the premise that little is known about the use of requestive strategies in request emails in Chinese English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) context. Specifically, the paper examines and compares requestive strategies in request emails between two groups of university students, namely English majors (EM) and non-English…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Interlanguage, English (Second Language), Pragmatics
Hoshino, Yuko – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2010
In the field of vocabulary acquisition, there have been many studies on the efficacy of word lists. However, very few of these were based on research in a classroom setting, and therefore, their results may not be applicable to standard classroom situations. This study investigated which of the five types of word lists (synonyms, antonyms,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Word Lists, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning
Underwood, Paul – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2010
Despite the influence of changing demographics in Japan, the National Center Test for University Entrance Exams continues to assert an ever increasing role in the process of university admissions. In preparation for this examination, the majority of senior high school students learn from textbooks approved by the Japanese Ministry of Education,…
Descriptors: High Schools, Textbooks, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
Ho, Debbie Guan Eng – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2009
The Systemic Textual Analysis (STA) is a text-based approach to teaching writing based on a combination of the genre-based theory and systemic functional linguistics. Central to this approach is the teacher-learner collaborative analysis of various text types in terms of structure and texture through the use of genre analysis and systemic…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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