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نتایج جستجو برای efl learners

تعداد نتایج: 20218  
2009
Sohee Park,

Park, Sohee. 2003. Lexical Collocation Use by Korean EFL College learners. SNU Working Papers in English Linguistics and Language 2, 19-40. This study investigated Korean EFL college students' lexical collocation use. The specific research questions were as follows: 1) Which factors affect the collocational competence?; 2) Which collocation types are the most problematic to Korean EFL college l...

2012
Meng Wang, Xia Wang, Yuan Jia, Honghua Zhai,

The present study investigates the prosodic features of Jinan EFL learners as they express new vs. given information in terms of accent distribution, phrase segmentation and intonation pattern. According to the present study, under the influence of Jinan dialect, the learners produced errors in the accent position, especially within the multi-syllabic words. Compared with the native speakers, t...

2005
Fang-Chi Chang,

Locke (1983), studying world languages, found that some have word-initial clusters, some word-final clusters, and others consonant clusters in both word-initial and wordfinal positions. Considering negative transfer, linguists would claim native speakers of tongues without consonant clusters can have difficulty in phonologically manipulating target items with consonant clusters. Chinese differs...

2016
Ali Akbar Khansir, Zahra Abdolahi,

Writing skill is one of the four language skills in learning English language in EFL setting. The role of self-esteem in learning second language as is one of the major important factors is very vital; because, success or failure of a learner depends mostly on the degree of ones' self-esteem. This research aimed at investigating the correlation between self-esteem and English writing achievemen...

2016
Yeonkyung Park, Yong-Hun Lee,

This paper took an experimental approach and investigated how Korean EFL learners process the English island constructions. Since there are some controversies on the existence of the island effects in Korean, the L1 transfer effect may make it difficult for the Korean EFL learners to learn island constructions in English. To examine if the difference between English and Korean affects the acqui...

2011
Yan Tian,

English language learners need individualized guidance and high efficiency in their autonomous learning. This paper discusses the design of an intelligent online autonomous learning platform for Chinese EFL learners from the perspectives of the principles applied, the materials chosen and the technology involved. Taking the Website of Shanghai Jiao Tong University English Learning Center as an ...

2008
Andrew Finch,

Research into attitudes and learning preferences of Korean second-language learners has, until recently, been carried out mostly in ESL environments, and has yielded a particular profile of the Korean learner abroad. For learners who remain in their mother country, however, such profiles are inadequate descriptors of what and how Asian EFL students learn. This study therefore set out to make a ...

2009
Xia Wang, Aijun Li, Jia Sun, Yun Mai,

The present study investigates the prosodic differences of English mild imperative sentences between native American English speakers and Chinese EFL (learning English as foreign language) learners within the framework of AM Theory. The study found out that prosodic native speakers and Chinese EFL learners exhibit the following prosodic differences: (i) phonological patterns of sentence-stress ...

2016
Lili Zhai,

Vocabulary acquisition is one of the hottest research fields in English learning, which has aroused researchers’ great attention in recent years. However, their focus is on vocabulary size, vocabulary learning strategies and receptive lexical ability, seldom to productive lexical ability. Writing is an important productive ability for EFL learners, and a myriad of writing researches show that i...

2006
Hua Chen,

This study employs a method in experimental phonetics to investigate the use of tones in 45 Chinese EFL learners’ read speech. The study is based on O’Connor & Arnold’s (1973) descriptions of tones of English, and takes the recorded spoken data of 8 English-speaking British university students as the norm for comparison. Findings of the study indicate that, so far as primary tones are concerned...