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Action research facilitated by university–school collaboration

Rui Yuan and Icy Lee.

in ELT Journal

January 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Acquisition. 4379 words.

While Action Research (AR) is promoted as a powerful route for teachers’ professional development, different contextual challenges may arise during the process; teachers may be helped to...

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Activation of L1 and L2 during production in L3: A comparison of two case studies

Björn Hammarberg.

in Processes in Third Language Acquisition

August 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 8032 words.

In the earlier study reported in Chapter 2, the roles which the respective background languages play in the acquisition and use of a third language were investigated. That case study was...

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500 Activities for the Primary Classroom

C. Read.

in ELT Journal

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 1501 words.

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Adam Jaworski and Crispin Thurlow (eds): Semiotic Landscapes: Language, Image, Space.

Mark Gottdiener.

in Applied Linguistics

February 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 1717 words.

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Adaptation and Validation of Self-regulating Capacity in Vocabulary Learning Scale

Atsushi Mizumoto and Osamu Takeuchi.

in Applied Linguistics

February 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 2009 words.

This article reports on an adaptation and validation study of SRCvoc (self-regulating capacity in vocabulary learning scale; Tseng et al. 2006) in a Japanese EFL setting. The piloting phase...

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Adapting cooperative learning in tertiary ELT

Huiping Ning.

in ELT Journal

January 2011; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3976 words.

An updated guideline for tertiary ELT in China has shifted the emphasis to the development of learners’ ability to communicate in English. Using group work and getting learners actively...

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Adapting Grice's maxims in the teaching of writing

R White.

in ELT Journal

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

Grice's maxims, which define the conditions for efficient spoken communication, can be adapted to the teaching of writing by providing both teachers and writers with a way of understanding...

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Addressing textbook representations of pragmatics and culture

Troy McConachy and Kaori Hata.

in ELT Journal

July 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3540 words.

In recent years there has been growing interest in issues concerning the teaching and learning of languages for intercultural communication. As pragmatics is one domain of language use that...

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Addressing the issue of teaching English as a lingua franca

I-Chun (Vicky) Kuo.

in ELT Journal

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3817 words.

The status of English as a lingua franca (ELF) has become an increasingly popular discourse in Applied Linguistics and current ELT. It has been suggested that native speakers and their...

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Adjusting Expectations: The Study of Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency in Second Language Acquisition

Diane Larsen-Freeman.

in Applied Linguistics

December 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 4786 words.

It is a good practice to try to understand matters at hand by first stepping back and adopting an historical perspective, which I will begin this review by doing. Next, I will take up the...

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