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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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Dakhiel, Maysoon A.; Al Rub, Mohammed O. Abu – World Journal of Education, 2017
The present study aims to investigate the effectiveness of pictured letters mnemonics strategy in learning similar English language letters among students with learning disabilities in Saudi Arabia according to experimental group (1) and (2), control group, gender, and interaction between them. The study sample comprised (90) students with…
Descriptors: Pictorial Stimuli, Mnemonics, Learning Disabilities, Instructional Effectiveness
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Alroud, Attalla; Qomoul, Mohammad – World Journal of Education, 2017
The study aimed to investigate the Degree of Availability of Good Teacher Characteristics Among English Language (EL) Teachers of Basic Stage Schools from Their Principals' views in Tafila Governorate. This could be achieved through answering the following questions: 1-What is the degree of availability of good teacher characteristics among…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Quality
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Tsai, Min-Hsiu – World Journal of Education, 2017
This study investigated 228 English as foreign language freshmen at a university of science and technology in southern Taiwan to explore the participants' knowledge of English tense forms by recognizing 12 tense forms and translating Chinese sentences into English with specific tense forms. The results showed that the participants who were taught…
Descriptors: Morphemes, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Charts
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Adeyemi, B. B.; Ajibade, Y. A. – World Journal of Education, 2014
The study determined the degree of implementation of the language provisions in the National Policy on Education (NPE)in Nigerian primary and secondary schools. The study adopted the survey design. The sample size consisted of 1,620 pupils in primary schools, 1,620 students in secondary schools totalling 3,240 and 300 English Language teachers.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Kirmizi, Özkan – World Journal of Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate Vocabulary Learning Strategy (VLS) use of English Language and Literature Department students in relation to academic success and vocabulary size. The participants of the study are 213 English Language and Literature students. Two data collection tools were used in the study. The first tool was…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Farrokhi, Farahman; Chehrazad, Mohammad Hassan – World Journal of Education, 2012
One of the limitations of the meaning focused instruction in an EFL situation such as Iran is that a communicative approach helps Iranian learners to become fluent, but is insufficient to ensure comparable levels of oral accuracy. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether planned focus on form, and also what type of corrective feedback,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Oral Language
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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
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Chu, Yu-Wei; Huang, Bih-Shia; Shih, Ming-Piao; Tsai, Chih-Hsin – World Journal of Education, 2012
253 freshmen taking Freshman English from a university of technology in the central Taiwan participated in this study. The purposes of this research were to explore what learning strategy was used more frequently by college students and to investigate the variance of using learning strategies among students of different English proficiency levels.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Strategies
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Farrokhi, Farahman; Rahimpour, Massoud; Papi, Zeinab – World Journal of Education, 2011
This study was an attempt to test whether there is an association between teachers' level of experience and frequency and type of FFEs they use in EFL classes. Also, it investigated the distribution of FFEs across two different proficiency levels, which were elementary and pre-intermediate. Six teachers (three experienced and three less…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Audio Equipment
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Rahimpour, Massoud; Magsoudpour, Massoumeh – World Journal of Education, 2011
Teacher-students' and students-students' interactions are of significant importance in foreign language teaching and learning. It is argued that interactions between teachers and students facilitate language development and lead to better language learning. The present study is an attempt to investigate the effect of two teaching approaches: 1.…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Interaction, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods