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Zahra Gholami, Leila Gholami

Article ID: 2281
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Abstract:The efficacy of focus-on-form (FonF) within the context of communicatively-oriented language activities is measured via uptake. Uptake is defined as learners’ verbal responses immediately following either preemptive or reactive FonF instruction (Loewen, 2004).The present study investigated what is (not) meant and (not) measured through this definition of upt...
Bernie Chun Nam MAK

Article ID: 2127
Views - 913  (Abstract) PDF - 52  (Download)
Abstract: The goal of this short paper is to bring English academic writing (EAW) and mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) together to examine to what degree the latter can be effectively employed to support the former in the Hong Kong higher education context. It utilizes the perspectives generated from the literature, together with professional interpretation...
Zheng Fang

Article ID: 2985
Views - 415  (Abstract) PDF - 35  (Download)
Abstract: This study starts from Žižek Slavoj's question about the attribution of the joke text, by borrowing Roland Barthes's theory of "the Death of the Author" in the structuralist discussion, the author's absence and the origin of the "joke" as a literary genre are analyzed.  ...


Daniela Maria Coelho

Article ID: 2243
Views - 469  (Abstract) PDF - 46  (Download)
Abstract:The provision of feedback on student work has been a common and even recommended practice across levels of education throughout the years. In the field of academic writing pedagogy, giving feedback has become a crucial part of the teaching/learning process given that composition skills are quite intricate and difficult to master, requiring a cycle of continu...