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Tajeddin, Zia; Alemi, Minoo – TESL-EJ, 2019
Despite the body of studies on different dimensions of effective teaching, the literature provides little evidence of research on effective teachers as persons. To narrow this gap, 50 pre-service and in-service English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers participated in this study to explore their beliefs about the attributes of effective…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
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Eckstein, Grant; Schramm, Wesley; Noxon, Madeline; Snyder, Jenna – TESL-EJ, 2019
Researchers have found numerous differences in the approaches raters take to the complex task of essay rating including differences when rating native (L1) and non-native (L2) English writing. Yet less is known about raters' reading practices while scoring those essays. This small-scale study uses eye-tracking technology and reflective protocols…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Native Language, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Hooper, Daniel – TESL-EJ, 2019
Within Japanese ELT, private conversation ("eikaiwa") schools are commonly viewed as the bottom rung of the professional ladder. In contrast to "eikaiwa's" marginalized position, language teaching in university is regarded as the pinnacle of the field's professional hierarchy (Nagatomo, 2016). The aim of this paper is to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Yonesaka, Suzanne Marie – TESL-EJ, 2019
During spoken interaction with peers, ESL or ELF learners use peer feedback to negotiate and converge on mutually intelligible pronunciation. In contrast, for EFL learners who interact mainly with same-L1 peers, it is not clear whether the giving and receiving of peer feedback on intelligibility can facilitate uptake leading to improved…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Pretests Posttests
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Fazlali, Behnaz; Shahini, Amin – TESL-EJ, 2019
This study is conducted to examine the effect of input enhancement as an implicit and consciousness-raising as an explicit method of instruction on improving grammatical and lexical collocation knowledge of Iranian EFL learners. To reach this aim, a sample of sixty participants at pre-intermediate level of English proficiency in Gorgan, Golestan,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Phrase Structure
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Irby, Beverly J.; Lara-Alecio, Rafael; Tong, Fuhui; Guerrero, Cindy; Sutton-Jones, Kara L.; Abdelrahman, Nahed – TESL-EJ, 2018
English language learners (ELLs) benefit when their teachers utilize a wide range of English as a Second Language (ESL) instructional strategies. However, content-area teachers often are unfamiliar with these ESL strategies as they have not received extensive professional development on meeting the needs of ELLs, especially within the context in…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Teacher Competencies
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Ranalli, Jim – TESL-EJ, 2018
Accurate metacognitive monitoring of one's own knowledge or performance is a precondition for self-regulated learning; monitoring informs metacognitive control, which in turn affects task outcomes. Studies of monitoring accuracy and its connection to knowledge and performance are common in psychology and educational research but rare in instructed…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Teaching Methods, Familiarity, Learning Strategies
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Tabari, Mahmoud Abdi – TESL-EJ, 2017
Much research has investigated the role of planning time in second language writing; however, the results show that there are inconsistent findings about the effects of planning time conditions on the complexity of the EFL learners' textual output. The current study attempted to consider the differential effects of planning time conditions in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Persuasive Discourse
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Chang, Lilian Ya-Hui – TESL-EJ, 2016
Teachers assume several key roles in the language classroom. Because any one teacher is unlikely to possess the full range of characteristics suggested in the literature, it is vital to explore what individual class groups of learners believe are the characteristics most beneficial to their language learning. This study therefore explored their…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Coomber, Matthew – TESL-EJ, 2016
Second language writers need to develop the ability to revise their writing independently of third party advice; thus, it is important that teachers devise methods by which to promote habits of self-directed revision. This quasi-experimental study investigates three classroom activities designed to encourage students to independently revise essays…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Revision (Written Composition), Quasiexperimental Design, College Students
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Derakhshan, Ali; Eslami, Zohreh – TESL-EJ, 2015
A growing body of research in interlanguage pragmatics (ILP) has documented that some features of pragmatics lend themselves well to instruction. Due to the abundant teaching approaches, nevertheless, it is still controversial which are most conducive to learning. Therefore, this study seeks to investigate the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interlanguage, Pragmatics, Consciousness Raising
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Pan, Yi-Ching – TESL-EJ, 2014
In much of the world, the issue of accountability and measurement of educational outcomes is highly controversial. Exit testing is part of the movement to ascertain what students have learned and hold institutions and teachers to account. However, compared to the large number of teacher washback studies, learner washback research is lacking…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Exit Examinations, Questionnaires, College Students
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Basaran, Süleyman; Cabaroglu, Nese – TESL-EJ, 2014
The ubiquitous use of Internet-based mobile devices in educational contexts means that mobile learning has become a plausible alternative to or a good complement for conventional classroom-based teaching. However, there is a lack of research that explores and defines the characteristics and effects of mobile language learning (LL) through language…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Measures (Individuals), Handheld Devices
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Bhatti, Tariq Muhammad – TESL-EJ, 2013
To study the role of reading in secondary schools and how it may be improved through computers, a year-long study was conducted to examine which of two methods of teaching reading skills, an instructor-led class vs. computer-assisted language learning (CALL), aided secondary students in improving the literal, inferential, and evaluative levels of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Fitze, Michael; McGarrell, Hedy M. – TESL-EJ, 2008
This repeated-measures, counter-balanced study reports on a comparison of quantity and quality of one teacher's language in face-to-face (FTF) and written electronic (WE) discussions with advanced English as a Subsequent Language (ESL) students. Transcripts from the two types of discussions were compared for complexity of teacher input and the…
Descriptors: Interaction Process Analysis, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Computer Mediated Communication
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