Comparative Effect of Visual and Auditory Teaching Techniques on Retention of Word Stress patterns: A Case Study of English as a Foreign Language Curriculum in Iran
This study aimed at investigating the effect of visual (Cuisenaire Rods) and auditory nonsensical monosyllables using Pratt speech processing software as teaching techniques on retention of word stress. To this end, 60 high school participants made the two experimental groups of the study each having 30 students on the basis of their proficiency scores on KET (Key English Test). In one experimental group, Cuisenaire rods were used to teach word stress whereas in the other one, auditory nonsensical monosyllables using Praat speech processing software was used as an auditory aid. Both groups received the same educational content except for the way of presentation. T-test analysis indicated that both experimental groups improve their retention of word stress from pretest to post test. The compassion between the two techniques indicated that visual representation had more effect on word stress retention than auditory representation. Creativity and dynamicity of the two methods can help teachers to attend individual preferences and preferred learning styles.
critical period effects in foreign language learning:the influence of maturational state on the acquisition of reading,writing, and grammar in english as a foreign language
since the 1960s the age effects on learning both first and second language have been explored by many linguists and applied linguists (e.g lennerberg, 1967; schachter, 1996; long, 1990) and the existence of critical period for language acquisition was found to be a common ground of all these studies. in spite of some common findings, some issues about the impacts of age on acquiring a second or...15 صفحه اول
the effectiveness of strategy-based instruction in teaching english as a second or foreign language: a meta-analysis of experimental studies
a large number of single research studies on the effects of strategy-based instruction (sbi) in teaching english as a foreign or second language has been conducted so far. however, the lack of a comprehensive meta-analysis targeting the effectiveness of english language sbi is observed. moreover, the findings of experimental studies regarding the context of the english language, proficiency lev...
the effect of explicit teaching of metacognitive vocabulary learning strategies on recall and retention of idioms
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a comparative study of subtitled vs auditory documentaries comprehension among persian speakers of english
abstract this study set out to compare the effect of modality of presentation (subtitled vs. auditory) in the comprehension of verbal content of documentary films among iranian efl students. to this end, (30 male 30 female) students were chosen from two schools. after their homogeneity was established, the students attended the listening sessions to watch five documentary films over t...15 صفحه اول
effects of first language on second language writing-a preliminary contrastive rhetoric study of farsi and english
to explore the idea the investingation proposed, aimed at finding whether the performances of the population of iranians students studying english in an efl context are consistent in l1 and l2 writing taks and whether there is a cross-linguistic transfer in this respect. in this regard the subjects were instructed to write four compositions-two in english and two in farsi-which consisted of an ...15 صفحه اول
در دوره های آموزش ترجمه استادان بیشتر سعی دارند دانشجویان را با انواع متون آشنا سازند، درحالی که کمتر به خطاهای مکرر آنان در متن ترجمه شده می پردازند. اهمیت تحقیق حاضر مبنی بر ارتکاب مکرر خطاهای ترجمانی حتی بعد از گذراندن دوره های تخصصی ترجمه از سوی دانشجویان است. هدف از آن تاکید بر خطاهای رایج میان دانشجویان مترجمی و کاهش این خطاها با افزایش آگاهی و هوشیاری دانشجویان از بروز آنها است.از آنجا ک...15 صفحه اول
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دوره 5 شماره 4
صفحات 7- 31
تاریخ انتشار 2017-06-01
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