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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Teaching grammar through community issues

Jason Schneider.

in ELT Journal

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

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

In recent years, ELT researchers have begun exploring how teachers can link their lessons to student communities and student concerns; however, little attention has been given to the...

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Discourse community

Erik Borg.

in ELT Journal

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

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

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The Film in Language Teaching Association (FILTA): a multilingual community of practice

Carmen Herrero.

in ELT Journal

April 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Acquisition. 4189 words.

This article presents the Film in Language Teaching Association (FILTA) project, a community of practice (CoP) whose main goals are first to engage language teachers in practical uses of...

The ‘English corner’ as an out-of-class learning activity

Xuesong Gao.

in ELT Journal

January 2009; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3533 words.

This paper analyses the comments of a group of learners on their participation in an English corner on the Chinese mainland. It highlights that the particular ‘English corner’ concerned in...

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Bringing the outside world into an intensive English programme

Lindsey Hillyard, Randi Reppen and Camilla Vásquez.

in ELT Journal

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3619 words.

This article describes the efforts of an intensive English programme to design a class that addressed the challenges of bringing authentic English into the curriculum. This class exposed...

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Membership, belonging, and identity in the twenty-first century

Gary Motteram.

in ELT Journal

April 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Acquisition. 4403 words.

This article takes a case study approach to exploring membership, belonging, and identity amongst English language teachers in the twenty-first century. It explores findings from two...

Reimagining English language learners from a translingual perspective

Jason Anderson.

in ELT Journal

January 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Acquisition. 4391 words.

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This article explores the potential implications of theorizing in translingualism and translanguaging for foreign language teaching and learning. I...

Computer-mediated communication in ESL teacher education

Alan Hirvela.

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. 3849 words.

This article looks at the use of computer-mediated communication in an ESL teacher education course. A course listserv was established so as to facilitate increased interaction between...

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The Listening Log: motivating autonomous learning

Jenny Kemp.

in ELT Journal

October 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 4038 words.

When learners spend a period of time in the L2 community, as students on exchange programmes, as immigrants, or even on holiday, they are surrounded by listening opportunities that are far...

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‘Writing is a way of knowing’: writing and identity

Gloria Park.

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. 4281 words.

This theory to practice article introduces writing as a method of enquiry, which assists adult English language learners in the goal-directed activity of completing their Cultural and...

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The changing landscape of English: implications for language assessment

Lynda Taylor.

in ELT Journal

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 4149 words.

This article offers a response to the comments and claims made in Jennifer Jenkins' article, ‘The spread of English as an International Language: a testing time for testers’. It examines...

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Using the linguistic landscape as a pedagogical resource

Peter Sayer.

in ELT Journal

April 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3287 words.

This article discusses the idea of linguistic landscape and describes a small-scale research project undertaken in a local EFL community in Mexico using public signs to analyse the social...

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On-line and ongoing: teacher development through TeleTeach

Sima Sengupta and Suzi Nicholson.

in ELT Journal

October 1996; p ublished online October 1996 .

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

This article describes the aims of an evolving teaching resources database, called TeleTeach, which is part of a computer-based teacher support network, called TeleNex. The TeleTeach...

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Implementing extensive reading in an EAP programme

John Macalister.

in ELT Journal

July 2008; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3707 words.

For more than twenty years the benefits of extensive reading have been proclaimed to the ELT community, but the inclusion of extensive reading in ELT programmes is far from universal....

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The Internet in every classroom? Using outside computers

Daniel Linder.

in ELT Journal

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

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

Many language education scholars and professionals consider that the ideal way to connect their classrooms to the Internet is to use Internet-connected computer labs in the school. Many...

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A PBLT approach to teaching ESL speaking, writing, and thinking skills

Gholamhossein Shahini and A. Mehdi Riazi.

in ELT Journal

April 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3856 words.

This paper introduces Philosophy-based Language Teaching (PBLT) as a new approach to developing productive language and thinking skills in students. The approach involves posing...

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Online collaborative learning on an ESL teacher education programme

Richard Cullen, John Kullman and Carol Wild.

in ELT Journal

October 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 4366 words.

This article examines the processes and potential benefits of online collaborative learning through a qualitative analysis of the postings made by a group of Malaysian student teachers on...

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Help seeking in English language learning

Barbara Skinner and Mary Catherine Madden.

in ELT Journal

January 2010; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 4302 words.

An examination of literature on the issue of help seeking (HS) has revealed a common theme: students will not always ask for help, even when they are aware that help is needed. The purpose...

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Teaching vocabulary through code‐mixing

Mehmet Celik.

in ELT Journal

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

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

Direct vocabulary teaching is a common component of speaking classes. Free from the formality, the direct attention, and the extra work of this traditional approach, a phenomenon called...

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Challenges in teaching ELF in the periphery: the Greek context

Nicos Sifakis.

in ELT Journal

July 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3463 words.

The paper presents a notional account of the challenges facing the introduction of English as an international lingua franca (ELF) curriculum in the state schools of the expanding circle,...

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