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Gülünay, Y. Ismail; Savas, Seyfi – World Journal of Education, 2019
In the 21st century, when foreign language learning has become almost compulsory, everyone is trying to fulfill this obligation. In fact, foreign language has become a very important thing not only for the people who work on linguistic sciences but also for politicians, academicians, and even sportsmen. In this context, the main purpose is to…
Descriptors: Correlation, College Preparation, Multiple Intelligences, Second Language Learning
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Zhong, Qin; Yan, Minwei; Zou, Fangfang – World Journal of Education, 2019
Teacher feedback is an essential part which can not be overlooked in English writing teaching. Whether teacher feedback is effective and which type of feedback is more effective in improving learners' writing proficiency have attracted more and more researchers' attention. Direct feedback is the feedback that teachers correct students' errors…
Descriptors: Morphemes, Feedback (Response), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Tosuncuoglu, Irfan; Küçükler, Halil – World Journal of Education, 2019
Information literacy is a fundamental component of the educational process. One of the most essential considerations involved in the course of providing effective education to students, is the need to instil in them the need to be aware of the information and facts that most impact their own lives and the societies in which they live. Information…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Özçakmak, Hüseyin – World Journal of Education, 2019
The study aiming to evaluate dictation texts of A2 level Syrian students is carried out with 19 students learning Turkish in university, 7 female and 12 male, whose age range between 20-24. In this qualitative pattern study, dictation papers written by students were considered as data collection tool. The book of Forsa from Omer Seyfettin was…
Descriptors: Oral Language, College Students, Foreign Students, Writing Skills
Barin, Muzaffer – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of the current research is to reveal the relationship between pre-service teachers' attitudes towards compulsory English courses and their critical thinking skills. The study also investigates the effect of the participants' age, gender and department on their attitudes towards compulsory English courses and their critical thinking skills.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Thinking Skills, English (Second Language), Critical Thinking
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Ahmed, Ejaz; Nordin, Zaimuariffudin Shukri; Shah, Sayyed Rashid; Channa, Mansoor Ahmed – World Journal of Education, 2018
The key aim of this study is to explore the perceptions of English as foreign language (EFL) teachers about peer observation as a tool for professional development that is implemented in an English Language Institute of a Saudi Arabian university. This paper reviews literature on peer observation to develop a conceptual and theoretical…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Xu, Linjing; Xiong, Qingxia; Qin, Yufang – World Journal of Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the role of contexts in the memory of meaning in foreign vocabularies. The study was based on the cognitive processing hierarchy theory of Craik and Lockhart (1972), the memory trace theory of McClelland and Rumelhart (1986) and the memory trace theory of cognitive psychology. The subjects were non-English…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Memorization, Cognitive Psychology, Role
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Hu, Wan – World Journal of Education, 2018
Evaluation is of paramount significance in the teaching and learning process. So is true with translation teaching and learning. This study uses in-depth interview to qualitatively examine in which ways the student translators and the professional trans-editor, two important stakeholders in the learning process, evaluate the work of translation.…
Descriptors: Translation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Quality Assurance
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Saglam, Duygu; Arslan, Ali – World Journal of Education, 2018
This study aims to search the effect of flipped classroom on students' learning a new grammar structure and their attitudes towards the English course. The study was carried out for 6 weeks with 56 students studying in five different preparatory classes at a black sea region university's foreign languages school in the fall term of 2015-2016…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Homework, Video Technology
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Poudel, Kamal Kumar – World Journal of Education, 2018
In Nepal, unlike elsewhere, local studies have almost continually suggested that there has not been adequate reflection of the teacher training output in the real classroom situation. English teachers commonly blame on the unfavourable environment as the main obstacle to the successful classroom application of their knowledge and skills needed for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Grammar
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Filiz, Sevil; Benzet, Aycan – World Journal of Education, 2018
Teaching foreign languages via flipped classrooms, in which the typical elements of a course are reversed, has been a popular pedagogy recently as the modern digital technology is flourishing unprecedentedly. The aim of this study is to review a selected sample of 50 studies on flipped classroom instruction in foreign language education published…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Homework, Video Technology
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Sarigöz, Okan; Bolat, Yavuz; Alkan, Selçuk – World Journal of Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to adapt Digital Educational Games Usage Scale (DEGUS) that was developed by Bonanno & Kommers (2008) to Turkish with the companion of a group of university students studying in department of English Teaching. In order for scale items to be the same in terms of language, firstly the translations of the items were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Video Games, Educational Technology
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Wei, Honglan – World Journal of Education, 2018
In recent years, with the development of the research on the Output Hypothesis, many researchers and Chinese English teachers have paid attention to this hypothesis. Since writing is considered to be a way of output on the field of second language acquisition, teachers in college have begun to apply Swain's "Output Hypothesis" to…
Descriptors: Linguistic Theory, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Bancolé-Minaflinou, Estelle – World Journal of Education, 2018
This paper sets out to investigate how communicative grammar can effectively be used in EFL classes in Benin to promote real language practice. To collect data, instruments such as questionnaires, interview and class observation were used. The sample of the study consists of twenty purposively chosen secondary EFL teachers (ten of them teach…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Grammar
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Demirci, Cavide; Düzenli, Halil – World Journal of Education, 2017
Think-Pair-Share (TPS) activities in classrooms provide an opportunity for students to revise, practice and reproduce previously learned knowledge. Teachers also benefit from this active learning strategy by exploiting new learning materials, saving time by minimizing presentations and using it as a formative assessment tool. This article explores…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Coding, Learning Strategies, Writing Instruction
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