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Vitta, Joseph P.; Jost, Dayna; Pusina, Alexis – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
Within English for Academic Purposes (EAP), writing instruction has often been of primary interest with a focus on curricula design and implementation. This especially holds true in East Asia where many universities operate EAP writing programmes. This study is located within this region, taking an inquiry stance in a small-scale case study of…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Case Studies, English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning
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Van Canh, Le; Renandya, Willy A. – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
How does teachers' target language proficiency correlate with their ability to use the target language effectively in order to provide optimal learning opportunities in the language classroom? Adopting a conversation analysis approach, this study examines the extent to which teachers' use of the target language in the classroom creates learning…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teacher Educators, Language Proficiency
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Tsang, Art – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
In view of the considerable and growing number of non-native EFL/ESL teachers across the globe, which has been reported to surpass that of native English teachers (NETs), much controversy has been aroused globally, especially in the Asian context, over issues concerning the language proficiency of these Non-Native English Teachers (NNETs). Further…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Language Proficiency
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Coniam, David; Falvey, Peter; Xiao, Yangyu – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
This study investigates the perceptions of stakeholders on the impact of a high-stakes assessment of English language teachers' proficiency--the minimum language standards Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers (English) [LPATE], which was introduced in 2000. Given that the test has now been in place for 17 years, the study investigates the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Faez, Farahnaz; Karas, Michael – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
This article provides a review and analysis of current research examining the connection between teacher language proficiency and their self-reported beliefs about their pedagogical abilities. Generally speaking, (English) language teachers require an advanced level of proficiency in order to be successful language teachers, but pedagogical skills…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ruan, Zhoulin – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
This paper investigates the use of lexical bundles in Chinese students' academic writing across different levels of studies at an English medium university. Frequency-based bundles were retrieved from a corpus of student academic texts written at four points of time between Year 1 and Year 4, and the structures and functions of the bundles were…
Descriptors: Phrase Structure, Writing (Composition), Language of Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Babaii, Esmat; Ramazani, Kambiz – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
The relationship between language learners' L1 and L2 writing productions has attracted the attention of researchers since Kaplan (1966). Along this research line, the present study aimed to explore the reverse transfer of rhetorical patterns from English (L2) to Persian (L1) in the argumentative essays of EFL students in Iran. Sixty MA university…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Sahin Kizil, Aysel – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
To gauge the success of integrating technology into classrooms which is among the popular topics in the field of language learning, there is a need to understand how end users, language learners, use technology and bear the characteristics of digital learner as claimed for the current generation of learners. To this end, this study collected data…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Technology Integration
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Balasubramanian, Chandrika; Al-Mahrooqi, Rahma – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
The field of English Language Teaching (ELT) has long sought to identify traits of good language learners, in an effort to teach these traits to less successful language learners (Rubin, 1975). Emotional Intelligence has recently come to the forefront of research on language learning and teaching, and is now increasingly recognized as an important…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Barkhuizen, Gary – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
This article presents a theoretical overview of the concept of teacher identity, particularly focusing on poststructuralist conceptions of what identity means, and shows how these ideas can be associated with ideas about narrative and narrative inquiry. It is argued that it is important for teachers, through reflective practice or teacher…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Teacher Education, Self Concept, Professional Identity
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Zhan, Ying; Wan, Zhi Hong – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
Test takers' beliefs or experiences have been overlooked in most validation studies in language education. Meanwhile, a mutual exclusion has been observed in the literature, with little or no dialogue between validation studies and studies concerning the uses and consequences of testing. To help fill these research gaps, a group of Senior III…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Language Tests, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Siegel, Joseph – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
This article describes an innovation in the teaching and learning of vocabulary in English as a Foreign Language classes. Whereas vocabulary coverage in classrooms and textbooks traditionally focuses on lists of target words in printed form, this article promotes the notion of "aural vocabulary" as an important part of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Ghahari, Shima; Basanjideh, Mahin – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2015
The study aimed at exploring the psychological as well as educational outcomes of strategies awareness and use. We set out to examine the effect of reading strategic investment on language achievement and problem solving ability (PSA). The participating EFL learners were heterogeneous in terms of reading instruction; two of the intact groups had…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Structural Equation Models, Second Language Learning, Metacognition
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Lee, Bokyung – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2015
This paper presents the relationship between Korean EFL learners' self-reporting learning style preferences and their perspectives on ELT materials evaluation. Quantitative data was acquired from 521 subjects' responses to a learning style survey and a questionnaire of materials evaluation checklist. The findings show that Korean EFL learners'…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Cognitive Style, Asians
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Rusfandi – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2015
This study investigates the potential use of the argument-counterargument structure in English L2 essays written by Indonesian EFL learners. It examines whether L2 proficiency affects the use of opposing views in their essays, and measures whether there is a correlation between the use of the rhetorical structure and the participants' overall…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Essays, Persuasive Discourse, Second Language Learning
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