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  1. This is a mixed methodology study that explores language education policy (LEP) of using the first language (L1) in teaching the second language (L2). The literature points out that students’ perspective towar...

    Authors: Thamir Issa Alomaim and Yaser Mohammed Altameemi
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:18
  2. Self-regulated learning has been recognized as helpful in language learning. This study showed how self-regulated learning contributes to stimulating students’ speaking skills. In an English as a Foreign Langu...

    Authors: Maher S. Al-Hawamleh, Asmaa F. Alazemi and Dina A. H. Al-Jamal
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:14
  3. The study analyzed the current English language teaching/learning materials in line with the academic and professional needs and interests of diploma theology students. The study was a descriptive survey that ...

    Authors: Wakgari Deressa, Yohannes Tefera and Adege Alemu
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:10
  4. Second Language Acquisition (SLA) has benefited quite a lot from Construction Grammar. Most of the previous SLA researches adopting a constructionist approach have been primarily engaged in issues pertinent to...

    Authors: Canzhong Jiang and Xu Wen
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:12
  5. Despite the substantial growth of research on teachers’ beliefs and practices in the past decades, little research has examined the impact of teacher education on in-service teachers’ grammar beliefs and pract...

    Authors: Mostafa Nazari, Azadeh Boustani and Mohammad Sheikhi
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:13
  6. The importance of vocabulary knowledge as one of the most challenging aspects of foreign language learning has been widely acknowledged. In order to facilitate learning vocabulary items in English by language ...

    Authors: Maryam Zakian, Ismail Xodabande, Mohammadreza Valizadeh and Mohammad Yousefvand
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:16
  7. With the blended learning widespread in higher education, the research on the factors which can influence the students’ engagement and their working mechanism has become more and more valuable. In this study, ...

    Authors: Min Huang, Fangtao Kuang and Ying Ling
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:9
  8. Students need more independent roles to evaluate their learning performance, especially in the absence of teachers’ feedback due to some constraints such as technology and poor experience. This study investiga...

    Authors: Khaled Nasser Ali Al-Mwzaiji and Ali Abbas Falah Alzubi
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:7
  9. Diagnostic assessment (DIA) is under-researched in second/foreign language education despite its common practice across a wide range of professions such as medicine, mechanics, and information technology. This...

    Authors: Natasha Pourdana
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:11
  10. People usually express their feelings and emotions positively to others when they have happy occasions. However, the ways of expressing congratulation may vary because the expressive speech act “congratulation...

    Authors: Aisha Saleem, Tahir Saleem and Asif Aziz
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:8
  11. English argumentative writing is difficult in second language writing for ESL students. Although there has been a lot of research on English argumentative writings, empirical research focusing on claims in arg...

    Authors: Rui Yang
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:6
  12. With a growing recognition of the need to go beyond text and look into the context where the writing (or the teaching/learning of it) takes place, the ethnographic perspective has been fruitfully adopted in ac...

    Authors: Yimin Zhang and Issra Pramoolsook
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:4
  13. Explicit pronunciation instruction has been shown to be effective in improving language learners’ pronunciation, yet it is not clear whether the same can be said about implicit pronunciation instruction. In ad...

    Authors: Nada Almalki and Ghazi Algethami
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:3
  14. English is regarded as a compulsory subject in Bangladesh, which learning starts at the very early stage of a learner. However, after spending almost 12 years in learning English, learners’ oral skill is not s...

    Authors: Md Rabiul Alam, Diana Ansarey, Huzaina Abdul Halim, Md Masud Rana, Md Rashed Khan Milon and Rabeya Khatun Mitu
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2022 7:2
  15. The objectives of this study were to examine the EFL supervisors’ written feedback focus, and language functions at selected public universities in Ethiopia. To address the objectives of the study, qualitative...

    Authors: Abate Demissie Gedamu and Tesfaye Habtemariam Gezahegn
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:21
  16. The purpose of the current study was to develop and validate a scale to assess the inhibitors to reflective writing of Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners. The other aim of this study was to a...

    Authors: Fariba Salahi and Majid Farahian
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:20

    The Correction to this article has been published in Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:22

  17. The ubiquitous nature of metaphor in everyday life and its significance in second language learning has triggered plethoric research on the relationship between metaphor and language learning. To contribute to...

    Authors: Nazila Fattahi and Musa Nushi
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:19
  18. Since China’s reform and opening up, foreign language teaching (FLT) in China has achieved rapid development under the guidance of foreign language teaching theories both at home and abroad. However, problems ...

    Authors: Hui Su
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:18
  19. The quality of the physical language signals to which learners are exposed and which result in neurobiological activity leading to perception constitutes a variable that is rarely, if ever, considered in the c...

    Authors: Xirui Cai, Andrew Lian, Nattaya Puakpong, Yaoping Shi, Haoqiang Chen, Yizhen Zeng, Jibing Ou, Wei Zheng and Yin Mo
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:14
  20. Technologically enhanced means and devices in language education and research have enabled an in-depth exploration of the dynamics of writing. This study investigated the pausing behaviour of eight Chinese Eng...

    Authors: Cuiping Shen and Ningyang Chen
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:15
  21. This study aims to demonstrate the need for learner-corpus-informed applications and proposes methods of application that promote the proper use of Korean topic and nominative markers. This study extracted 300...

    Authors: Jihye Chun and Mi Hyun Kim
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:13
  22. The revived interest in the notion of ‘evaluative judgement’ in higher education is motivated by commitment of researchers and practitioners to effectively implement learning-oriented assessment and cultivate ...

    Authors: Sin Wang Chong
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:12
  23. In recent years, the demand for the acquisition of Mandarin Chinese language is in full swing globally based on the recognition of the economic and social importance of China. As a proactive response, the Mini...

    Authors: Wanjuan Zhong, Gift Muyunda and Jun Cheng
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:10
  24. This study investigates the idea that knowledge of specialist subject vocabulary can make a significant and measurable impact on academic performance, separate from and additional to the impact of general and ...

    Authors: Ahmed Masrai, James Milton, Dina Abdel Salam El-Dakhs and Heba Elmenshawy
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:8
  25. Among a growing body of research that examined the contradictory role of written corrective feedback (WCF) in development of L2 writing accuracy, this study investigated the possible impact of focused metaling...

    Authors: Natasha Pourdana, Payam Nour and Fariba Yousefi
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:7
  26. Casting light on the pros and cons of every educational program, the outcomes of an effective evaluative endeavor may serve as a guideline for education authorities interested in content enhancement schemes. F...

    Authors: Sartoon Mostafavi, Ahmad Mohseni and Gholam-Reza Abbasian
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:6
  27. This study investigated the potentials of face –to- face and computer mediated conversation (CMC) as two speaking modalities on students’ engagement. To this end, 30 Iranian male intermediate EFL learners were...

    Authors: Maryam Bagheri and Zohre Mohamadi Zenouzagh
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:5
  28. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of using inquiry-based writing instruction on students’ academic writing skills. A pretest-posttest two groups quasi-experimental design was employed. Data ...

    Authors: Bantalem Derseh Wale and Yenus Nurie Bogale
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:4
  29. This study is an exploratory study, which was conducted in relation to the study of the proficiency and performance of Iranian Air Traffic Controllers: attitude, work experience, and specific Aviation English ...

    Authors: Massoud Rahmati and Siros Izadpanah
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2021 6:2
  30. Teacher self-efficacy has been abundantly studied. However, it seems that the consequences of teachers’ self-efficacy have not been appropriately explored yet. The research objective was to investigate the con...

    Authors: Goudarz Alibakhshi, Fariborz Nikdel and Akram Labbafi
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:23
  31. Beginning teachers are frequently heard making observations that the knowledge and skills they have acquired on the training programmes do not come handy when they want to apply them in their real-work situati...

    Authors: Lawrence Jun Zhang and Donglan Zhang
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:22
  32. While the bulk of feedback studies have focused on written corrective feedback, oral feedback in teacher-student writing conferences in EFL context has been underexplored. This article investigated teacher ora...

    Authors: Abdullah Rajab Alfalagg
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:21
  33. In recent years, learner-centered teaching has emphasized the demand for making healthy environment where learners’ preferences, interests, personal experiences, cultural backgrounds and lifestyles are taken i...

    Authors: Latifeh Shakourzadeh and Siros Izadpanah
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:20
  34. The critical role of teachers suggests that assessing teacher identity construction helps teacher educators understand the changes in teachers and design materials in harmony with their needs in teacher educat...

    Authors: Fariba Haghighi Irani, Azizeh Chalak and Hossein Heidari Tabrizi
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:19
  35. Writing is considered a very complicated task for many EFL students and Iranian EFL learners have many problems in this regard. Present study through a mixed method design, attempted to investigate the effect ...

    Authors: Maryam Beiki, Neda Gharagozloo and Reza Raissi
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:18
  36. This paper aims to highlight the significance of color that captivates human attention in learning English collocations in an educational setting. In order to expedite the impact of color on memory, an empiric...

    Authors: Jahangeer Khan and Chengyu Liu
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:17
  37. Grammar varies in semantic, morphosyntactic, and phonological complexity, which may influence what type of Corrective Feedback (CF) is effective. The present study was designed to investigate the best form of ...

    Authors: Andrew Schenck
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:16
  38. The present study was an endeavor to investigate the differences between novice and experienced teachers’ achieving resiliency in an explanatory sequential mixed method study. Forty Iranian (i.e., 20 novice an...

    Authors: Elham Entesari, Mohammad Hosssein Yousefi and Hedayat Eslami
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:15
  39. The linguistic scrutiny of any aspect of pragmatics is bound to considering carefully the context in which it is expressed. This becomes very glaring when the utterances that constitute discourse are viewed as...

    Authors: Zahra Pourmousavi and Zohre Mohamadi Zenouzagh
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:14
  40. Despite voluminous studies into teachers’ cognition and the role of teachers’ beliefs in their practices, not many studies have addressed the impact of teachers’ epistemological beliefs (EB, beliefs about the ...

    Authors: Neda Soleimani
    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2020 5:12

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