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Kamiya, Nobuhiro – TESL-EJ, 2018
Second and foreign language teachers often say that they correct students' oral errors "naturally" in their classes. In fact, the operationalization of incidental oral corrective feedback also states that it arises "naturally" in a communicative task. This notion was confirmed in a study that I conducted with four ESL teachers…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Feedback (Response), Incidental Learning, Learning Processes
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Yuan, Yifeng; Shen, Huizhong; Ewing, Robyn – TESL-EJ, 2017
For a long time, Australian English and culture have not been viewed in China as an equal to its American and British counterpart. This is reflected in teachers' choice of destination when it comes to English teaching and learning resources. This paper examines Chinese English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers' perceptions of the contents and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Moorhouse, Benjamin Luke – TESL-EJ, 2017
This article reports on a small-scale exploratory study that examined how native-speaking English teachers (NETs) working in the Primary Native-speaking English Teacher (PNET) Scheme construct their professional identity(ies) and explored the barriers to their professionalism that exist within their role and context. Data were collected using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Professionalism, Native Speakers
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Tajeddin, Zia; Alemi, Minoo; Pashmforoosh, Roya – TESL-EJ, 2017
Unlike linguistic fossilization, pragmatic fossilization has received scant attention in fossilization research. To bridge this gap, the present study adopted a typical-error method of fossilization research to identify the most frequent errors in pragmatic routines committed by Persian-speaking learners of L2 English and explore the sources of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Pragmatics
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Kang, Okim; Vo, Son Ca Thanh; Moran, Meghan Kerry – TESL-EJ, 2016
Research in second language speech has often focused on listeners' accent judgment and factors that affect their perception. However, the topic of listeners' application of specific sound categories in their own perceptual judgments has not been widely investigated. The current study explored how listeners from diverse language backgrounds weighed…
Descriptors: Pronunciation, Phonology, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Featro, Susan Mary; DiGregorio, Daniela – TESL-EJ, 2016
Theories on emerging technologies have stated that using blogs in the classroom can engage students in discussion, support peer learning, and improve students' literacy skills. Research has pointed to many ways that blogging is beneficial to student learning when used as an instructional tool. The researchers conducted a project that investigated…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Masters Degrees
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Wang, Weiqing – TESL-EJ, 2015
With classroom observation and stimulated recall interviews as research instruments, the present study investigated some of the factors that affected learners' attention to teacher talk in nine English as a Second Language (ESL) classrooms. The results revealed five such factors, namely, learners' self evaluation of their language knowledge, the…
Descriptors: Recall (Psychology), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Observation
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Andrei, Elena; Ellerbe, Marcie; Cherner, Todd – TESL-EJ, 2015
This qualitative study looked at a book club for US teachers in public schools focused on teaching writing to English language learners (ELLs). To guide the study, the central research questions were: (1) What are teachers' perceptions about a book club professional development experience?; and (2) How are teachers' views about second language…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, English Language Learners, Books, Clubs
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Que, Hua; Li, Xuemei – TESL-EJ, 2015
This study looks into the changing voice of Chinese Post-80s' students in English academic writing. Data were collected qualitatively through interviews with four Chinese Post-80s overseas graduate students and through an examination of their English essays with a focus on discursive features. Findings indicate that Chinese Post-80s' voice is…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Taguchi, Naoko; Naganuma, Naeko; Budding, Carlos – TESL-EJ, 2015
This study examined the effects of explicit instruction on the development of pragmatic competence in L2 English. The study is based on Taguchi's (2012) study conducted in an English-medium university in Japan, which revealed patterns of change in Japanese EFL students' production of requests in high- and low-imposition situations. Students showed…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Speech Acts, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Elisha-Primo, Iris; Sandler, Simone; Goldfrad, Keren – TESL-EJ, 2015
This article examines various voices in a triangulated needs analysis project aimed at reevaluating the curriculum of a graduate level EAP program. Previous work (Elisha-Primo, et al., 2010) presented students' voices; this article focuses on department chairpersons and graduate advisors, and graduate EFL instructors with respect to the perceived…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English for Academic Purposes
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Kuo, Jun-­min – TESL-EJ, 2015
This study explores an activity designed to promote critical literacy in Taiwan. This activity had 23 college students perform different exercises all stressing the theme of self-identity as presented in a picture book and other learning sources. Data included classroom observations, reflection entries from the researcher­-instructor, classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Literacy, Worksheets, Student Attitudes
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Parks, Susan – TESL-EJ, 2015
This study draws from a cultural-historical perspective to explore the experiences of two pre-­service ESL teachers in terms of their efforts to maximize the use of the target language during a school practicum. Both student teachers were fluent in English, had received training in maximizing target language use during their university studies,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Usage
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Yuan, Yifeng; Tangen, Donna; Mills, Kathy A.; Lidstone, John – TESL-EJ, 2015
This paper reports the findings of a study investigating Chinese English language learners' perceptions of pragmatics in the EFL learning context in China. A total of 237 Chinese EFL first--year university students participated in the study. A questionnaire and focus group interviews were used to collect data about learners' pragmatics insights…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Pragmatics
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Hyacinth, Timi; Mann, Steve – TESL-EJ, 2014
This article presents data collected in a qualitative study of Nigerian English language teachers working in Nigeria. Many of these Nigerian teachers have not had a formal introduction to reflective practice. Most of them work in conditions of constraint and challenge, experiencing a lack of resources, support and often working with large classes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reflective Teaching
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