نتایج جستجو برای Young learners

تعداد نتایج: 159475  

2015
David Carless,

This article draws on qualitative classroom observation data from case studies of three EFL classes in Hong Kong primary schools. It analyses four themes relevant to the classroom implementation of task-based learning with young learners, namely, noise/indiscipline, the use of the mother tongue, the extent of pupil involvement, and the role of drawing or colouring activities. For each of these ...

2006
Juan Enrique Agudo, Héctor Sánchez, Mercedes Rico,

The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is spreading inside the classrooms at all educational levels. As this integration has extended to young learners (3 to 5 years), the authorities have recommended their use so that children can acquire knowledge and dexterities they will use all their lives. Keeping in mind that it is at this age when very young learners acquire abilit...

2014
Jian Cheng, Yuan Zhao D'Antilio, Xin Chen, Jared Bernstein,

This paper introduces some of the research behind automatic scoring of the speaking part of the Arizona English Language Learner Assessment, a large-scale test now operational for students in Arizona. Approximately 70% of the students tested are in the range 4-11 years old. We cover the methods used to assess spoken responses automatically, considering both what the student says and the way in ...

Journal: :Cognitive psychology 2003
Ellen M Markman, Judith L Wasow, Mikkel B Hansen,

A critical question about early word learning is whether word learning constraints such as mutual exclusivity exist and foster early language acquisition. It is well established that children will map a novel label to a novel rather than a familiar object. Evidence for the role of mutual exclusivity in such indirect word learning has been questioned because: (1) it comes mostly from 2 and 3-yea...

Journal: :Educational Technology & Society 2009
Griff Richards,

334 ISSN 1436-4522 (online) and 1176-3647 (print). © International Forum of Educational Technology & Society (IFETS). The authors and the forum jointly retain the copyright of the articles. Permission to make digital or hard copies of part or all of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage ...

2017
Amir Reza Lotfolahi, Hadi Salehi,

This study used a novel method to explore different schedules of spacing in young EFL learners. In doing so, we taught young EFL learners English–Farsi word pairs using different spacing schedules (massed vs. spaced). In the massed condition, learners studied five-word pairs in session one and five-other word pairs one week later. In the spaced condition, the learners studied 10-word pairs in s...

2013
Adam John Simpson,

As we tentatively proceed into this brave new teaching world of the 21 st century, much debate is centering on the effective teaching of English to young learners. Key to this discussion has been the role of the young learner syllabus. While this article makes reference to the teaching of English to young learners in an ESL context based on documentation developed within the European Union, the...

Journal: :Language, speech, and hearing services in schools 2010
Mirza J Lugo-Neris, Carla Wood Jackson, Howard Goldstein,

PURPOSE This study examined whether English-only vocabulary instruction or English vocabulary instruction enhanced with Spanish bridging produced greater word learning in young Spanish-speaking children learning English during a storybook reading intervention while considering individual language characteristics. METHOD Twenty-two Spanish-speaking children learning English (ages 4-6) who part...

2015
Abdullah Coşkun,

By means of the metaphoric language used by parents and young English as a foreign language (EFL) learners to describe the English learning process, this study aims to reveal the perceptions of 109 young EFL learners in the 8th grade of secondary school and 66 parents in Turkey about learning English. To elicit these participants’ metaphors, they were asked to complete the gaps in the sentence ...

Journal: :J. Comp. Assisted Learning 2009
Wilma Clark, Kit Logan, Rosemary Luckin, Adrian Mee, Martin Oliver,

Boundaries between formal and informal learning settings are shaped by influences beyond learners’ control. This can lead to the proscription of some familiar technologies that learners may like to use from some learning settings. This contested demarcation is not well documented. In this paper, we introduce the term ‘digital dissonance’ to describe this tension with respect to learners’ approp...

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