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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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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
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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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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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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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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
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Cheng, Ching-Mei; Cheng, Tsui-Ping – World Journal of Education, 2012
While a number of studies have investigated the relationship between motivation and foreign or second language learning outcomes, the process of how such motivation transforms into successful learning outcomes is relatively unexplored. Interviewing a group of four participants, this study seeks to understand how college English as a Foreign…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Aidinlou, Nader Assadi; Mehr, Hakimeh Shahrokhi – World Journal of Education, 2012
Writing is one of the four skills in language learning and it should be paid more attention. In this regard, creating contexts which is value coherence in pragmatic level, and cohesion in semantic level is important. Knowledge about the discourse Markers (DMs), amongst other things, be used to improve writing skill. DMs are expression such as…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Control Groups
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Farrokhi, Farahman; Sattarpour, Simin – World Journal of Education, 2012
The present article reports the findings of a study that explored(1) whether direct written corrective feedback (CF) can help high-proficient L2 learners, who has already achieved a rather high level of accuracy in English, improve in the accurate use of two functions of English articles (the use of "a" for first mention and…
Descriptors: Grammar, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Accuracy