Browse by Subject "Education, Language and Literature"

• (1990)
In recent years, the second language teaching profession has increasingly adopted peer discussion techniques as a means of improving both the quantity and the quality of classroom language practice opportunities. There is ...

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• (1994)
Ten years have gone by since Long published his article entitled "Does instruction make a difference?" (1983). Since then, a number of studies have been published that provide evidence in favor of the positive effects of ...

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• (1995)
Input in the second language classroom provides the primary linguistic data upon which learners' hypotheses about the language are judged or the parameters under which the language operates are set. The type of input ...

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• (1991)
This study is an exploratory investigation and description of teacher talk in EFL classrooms. The major goal is to investigate the use of teachers' questions in order to determine their patterns of occurrence in the ...

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• (1996)
The purpose of this study was to investigate what happens when successful and less successful writers in first-year composition read instructors' written comments on their papers. It attempted to illuminate writers' ...

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• (1984)
This study is by nature descriptive and comparative. It consists of a secondary analysis of the United States data gathered as part of the IEA Six-Subject Survey in the early 1970's. Among the subjects included in that ...

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• (1988)
This study is an attempt to provide a better understanding of the role of L1 transfer in a relatively neglected area, namely that of tense and aspect. In particular, this thesis investigates the role of transfer from Arabic ...

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• (1980)
The study presented here is framed within a research area of code-switching and code-mixing approach advocated by B. Kachru.

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• (1989)
This study of adult second language acquisition (SLA) tests a hypothesis proposed for first language acquisition (FLA) within the Government and Binding framework of Chomsky's Extended Standard Theory (1981,1986). A ...

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• (1994)
The main purpose of this study is to investigate factors involved in the learning of five Mandarin Chinese 'topic' constructions by adult English speakers in a formal classroom setting. The focal point of investigation is ...

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• (1990)
In this study, a bi-disciplinary approach was taken to investigate translation processes with the objective of establishing the foundation for a systematic approach to the teaching of translation skills for professional ...

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• (1989)
A study was conducted of francophone translators and interpreters as adopters and agents of planned lexical innovations promoted by the French government. The two major research questions were: (a) whether there are ...

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• (1979)

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• (1992)
This study investigates the effects of Universal Grammar and the Subset Principle in second language acquisition. The phenomenon investigated was the acquisition of English reflexives by adult Korean learners of English. ...

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• (1992)
This study examined the use of address pronouns in Spanish as perceived by U.S. nonnative speakers before and after residence in a Spanish speaking community. The data used for the analysis were collected with a questionnaire ...

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• (1994)
There are different modes of interaction between speakers. Some of these differences reflect an individual style of speech behavior but very often, variation in interaction is deeply rooted in the sociocultural norms of ...

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• (1996)
Within the framework of the interactive theoretical model of comprehension and learning, this study investigated the use of text structure among EFL Thai students and its effects on their reading comprehension. It was ...

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• (1982)
An extensive examination of research studies, texts of English methods classes, bibliographies, and other critical materials on adolescent reading revealed that the four most commonly taught British novels in American ...

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• (1996)
This study addresses the question of whether adult L2 learners of Spanish reset the V-movement parameter (Pollock, 1989) value from ($-$ raise) from their English L1 to (+ raise) in their L2. Numerous studies have addressed ...

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• (1994)
The question addressed in the study is concerned with how properties of Chinese characters and words affect word perception and eye movement control during reading. In Experiment I, subjects were presented with one- or ...

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