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  1. Content type: Original article

    Although a number of studies have examined EFL teachers’ beliefs of feedback on student writing, few have investigated teachers’ feedback beliefs about student oral activities like oral presentations. To fill ...

    Authors: Bo Wang, Shulin Yu and Timothy Teo

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:12

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  2. Content type: Original article

    Following an emergentist approach, the authors examined the comprehension of four different types of restrictive relative clauses (direct object/oblique vs. subject/indirect object) with animate/inanimate refe...

    Authors: Mehrdad Rezaeian, Firooz Sadighi, Mortaza Yamini and Mohammad Sadegh Bagheri

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:11

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  3. Content type: Original article

    The present study sought the differences between more and less proficient EFL (English as a Foreign Language) writers regarding their metacognitive awareness of writing (MAW). We also examined the relationship...

    Authors: Majid Farahian and Farnaz Avarzamani

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:10

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  4. Content type: Original article

    Formulaic sequences comprise a large body of language and their mastery is supposed to be a key determiner of language proficiency. However, despite their significance in language learning, they are seldom tau...

    Authors: Vahid Rafieyan

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:9

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  5. Content type: Original article

    The purpose of the present study was to compare the effects of input flooding and input elaboration on the learning of non-congruent collocations by Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. The pa...

    Authors: Zahra Ahmadpour Kasgari

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:8

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  6. Content type: Original article

    The linguistic repertoire of Palestinian citizens in Israel is complex and diverse. Arabic is the language of personal, cultural, and national identity. Hebrew is important for social mobility, higher educatio...

    Authors: Muhammad H. Amara

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:7

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  7. Content type: Original article

    Over the past years, there has been a growing interest in intercultural communicative competence (ICC) in English language education. However, not all English language educators in the Vietnamese context and o...

    Authors: Thao Quoc Tran and Tham My Duong

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:6

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  8. Content type: Original article

    While most of the L2 writing literature focuses on tertiary L2 writing, there is relatively scanty research conducted with adolescent L2 writers. The present study aims to explore Chinese adolescent L2 writing...

    Authors: Wenhui Winfred Xuan

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:5

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  9. Content type: Original article

    This study aimed to investigate the latent constructs in the Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale using a research context of Japanese undergraduates who learn English as a foreign language. The study cond...

    Authors: Michiko Toyama and Yoshitaka Yamazaki

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:4

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  10. Content type: Original article

    This paper examines the intonation of English statements and questions produced by Vietnamese speakers at two differing levels of proficiency. The goal of the study is three-fold: (1) analysing the final tunes...

    Authors: Anh-Thư T. Nguyễn and Đích Mục Đào

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:3

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  11. Content type: Original article

    This paper reports a qualitative study on the Chinese language learning trajectories of non-native Chinese instructors as successful Chinese language learners. While some literature has been found on studying goo...

    Authors: Shijuan Liu and Fu Wang

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:2

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  12. Content type: Original article

    The Initiation-Response-Feedback (IRF) cycle (teachers’ initiation, students’ response and teachers’ feedback) has been a key focus in studies of second language classroom interaction and participation. This p...

    Authors: Jingya Li

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2018 3:1

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  13. Content type: Original article

    Intensive English programs (IEPs) strive to make certain that international students have sufficient levels of speaking ability, which is typically assessed through a combination of different tasks. One drawba...

    Authors: Anthony Becker, Sawako Matsugu and Mansoor Al-Surmi

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:18

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  14. Content type: Original article

    This study examines the potential effectiveness of form-focused instruction (henceforth, FFI) in developing Jordanian EFL learners’ linguistic and pragmatic knowledge. Forty-seven college students of nursing w...

    Authors: Ruba Fahmi Bataineh, Fatima Rasheed Al-Qeyam and Oqlah Mahmoud Smadi

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:17

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  15. Content type: Original article

    Shadowing has increasingly been recognized as an effective practice for developing listening skills in second language learning. However, there is very little study focusing on learners’ psychological aspects ...

    Authors: Hideki Sumiyoshi and Chavalin Svetanant

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:16

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  16. Content type: Review

    Cross-linguistic transfer embodies language learners’ use of linguistic knowledge of their first language to leverage the learning of a second language. The cross-linguisitc transfer between Chinese and Englis...

    Authors: Man Yang, North Cooc and Li Sheng

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:15

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  17. Content type: Original article

    The ultimate goal of any academic program is to educate and bring up thoughtful citizens in societies. By “thoughtfulness” we mean paving the spectrum from simply applying the rules (lower order thinking) to f...

    Authors: Morteza Teimourtash and Massood YazdaniMoghaddam

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:14

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  18. Content type: Original article

    With a growing number of Asian students attending Western universities, the difficulties they seem to face in adapting to a new academic environment has provoked much discussion amongst educators, particularly...

    Authors: David Rear

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:13

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  19. Content type: Original article

    Self-efficacy is the belief in one’s own ability to carry out a given task, and has been shown to be a powerful predictor of performance. Although researchers have considered self-efficacy within language lear...

    Authors: Paul Leeming

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:12

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  20. Content type: Original article

    Interest in providing Mandarin foreign language at K-12 schools in the United States has grown steadily since the language was identified as critical to the U.S. finance and social security. However, the short...

    Authors: Ming-Hsuan Wu

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:11

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  21. Content type: Original article

    This study aimed to investigate the dynamic assessment of writing proficiency in Iranian English learnersˊ writing ability in transcendence tasks based on Vygotskian perspective. The questions which this resea...

    Authors: Parisa Farrokh and Ayda Rahmani

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:10

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  22. Content type: Original article

    Strategies-based instruction (SBI), as a learner-centered and participatory approach, allows learners to be the center of attention and explicitly taught how, when, and why strategies can be used. The study re...

    Authors: Shima Ghahari and Fakhri Ebrahimi

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:9

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  23. Content type: Original article

    It is the aim of this study to investigate EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students’ perceptions of teacher/learner responsibilities and learner decision-making abilities at tertiary level - questioning wh...

    Authors: Ayşegül Okay and Cem Balçıkanlı

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:8

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  24. Content type: Original article

    The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Science and Technology (MEXT) are facing a plethora of pressures to become more global. This has led MEXT to draw up the ‘English Education Reform Plan C...

    Authors: Steven G. B. MacWhinnie and Colin Mitchell

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:7

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  25. Content type: Original article

    The present article reports on a study which explores the impact of listening strategies instruction on typical strategic behaviour. Participants were 38 Hong Kong students of Spanish divided into two groups: ...

    Authors: Marta Nogueroles López

    Citation: Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education 2017 2:6

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