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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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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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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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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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Xu, Linjing – World Journal of Education, 2017
Nowadays, college students are facing a complex society. Under the influence of various factors, the learning situation of college students has met a variety of problems, among which is learning burnout. The purposes of this study are (1) to assess the burnout levels of freshmen in English majors of normal university; (2) to explore what causes…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Burnout, Majors (Students), English (Second Language)
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Haiyan, Miao – World Journal of Education, 2014
The study explores the psychological reality of chunks for EFL Chinese students. Speech samples from three various proficiency groups are examined with the help of the computer program Cool Edit 2.0, and speaking fluency is thus determined. It is found out that speaking fluency is not linear, and fluent subjects can use, store and retrieve chunks…
Descriptors: Language Fluency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction