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A Functional Approach to Developing Speaking Fluency

A Functional Approach to Developing Speaking Fluency

| August 24, 2016

Abstract This presentation will outline how a functional-based approach can be utilized to improve learners’ communicative ability, specifically detailing how limited and targeted form-focused instruction can assist in the development of learners’ speaking fluency, improve the length and coherence of learners’ oral production, and foster active listening skills. Language learners often struggle to express ideas […]

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Does Gender affect Schema Transmission in L2 Inference?

Does Gender affect Schema Transmission in L2 Inference?

| August 10, 2016

Abstract Quite a few studies have examined factors that influence L2 learners’ comprehension ability based on cognitive, psychological, and sociological perspectives. Even when learners’ grammatical, phonological, and pragmatic abilities, including vocabulary acquisition and comprehension, are intact, logicality inherent in English rhetorical structure appears to affect learners’ ultimate attainment of L2. Some Asian countries, such as […]

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Maximizing the Use of Edmodo in Writing with the Aids of Online Collaborative Learning Tools

Maximizing the Use of Edmodo in Writing with the Aids of Online Collaborative Learning Tools

| August 8, 2016

Abstract Technology plays an important role in effective teaching and learning. It also changes students’ way of working and completing work assigned. In this study, Edmodo is used to examine tertiary level students’ writing skills. A pre-test and post-test are used to measure students’ scores in both of the tests. Besides that, the online collaborative […]

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“Happiness” and “Pain”: Meaning, Culture, and Implications for Health and Social Welfare Communication

“Happiness” and “Pain”: Meaning, Culture, and Implications for Health and Social Welfare Communication

| August 4, 2016

Abstract Recent scholarly works on English Language Teaching have emphasized the need to understand human emotions and raise a positive attitude towards the diversity of cultures in teaching. However, the process of understanding emotions, particularly in cross-cultural interactions, is a challenge because they are inner mental states. In this talk, the presenter will propose that […]

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The Effects of Explicit Pragmatic Instruction on the Development of Pragmatic Awareness and Competence of Korean University Students

The Effects of Explicit Pragmatic Instruction on the Development of Pragmatic Awareness and Competence of Korean University Students

| August 2, 2016

Abstract The present study investigated the effects of pragmatic instruction on Korean university students regarding compliment responses. The effects of the instruction were examined in terms of the students’ pragmatic awareness and competence according to the various language proficiency levels of the students. A total of 106 Korean university students from various majors participated in […]

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Active Learning by Using Virtual Reality to Improve English Language Learning

Active Learning by Using Virtual Reality to Improve English Language Learning

| July 29, 2016

Abstract This paper is aimed to discuss about teaching and learning in Indonesia, the future trends and approaches. The approach that teachers usually use is Virtual Reality. Virtual Reality is one of sophisticated tools as a result of the development of technology. Virtual Reality is the use of three-dimensional (3D) graphics and sensors. Using Virtual […]

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Teaching Engineering Students’ Pronunciation and Spelling in Russian as a Second Language

Teaching Engineering Students’ Pronunciation and Spelling in Russian as a Second Language

| July 29, 2016

Abstract The presentation will be interesting for teachers, educating international students in technical higher education institutions. The presenter will share the experience of teaching mixed groups of international students, Russian as a second language and more specifically Russian phonetics and spelling. She will concentrate on the sound as the key point in development communicative competence […]

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Is there any Relation Between Internet and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language?

Is there any Relation Between Internet and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language?

| July 29, 2016

Abstract English be the most commonly spoken foreign language, language of media, language of technology, and language of science. The acronym TESOL refers to teaching English as an additional language to those who speak other languages as their mother tongue. TESOL has become especially popular because TESOL does not distinguish between English as a foreign […]

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Culture and Language “Muatan Lokal” as an Additional Lesson in Junior High School

Culture and Language “Muatan Lokal” as an Additional Lesson in Junior High School

| July 29, 2016

Abstract Culture and language are always contiguous, both are always used in learning English. Culture is a thought, customs, intellect, and character that inherent in a country. There are various types of culture in Indonesia. Indonesia is a country rich in culture, a culture that is so beautiful and different. One is the traditional Javanese, […]

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Students Response Toward Humor-Based Instructional Media (Descriptive Study on Students of Grade XII Sman 1 Bontonompo)

Students Response Toward Humor-Based Instructional Media (Descriptive Study on Students of Grade XII Sman 1 Bontonompo)

| July 29, 2016

Abstract Innovation in supporting the success of learning process is needed to be developed. One of the innovations in the classroom is involving instructional media. Humor-based instructional media is one that can make the learning process more fun. This study aims to determine students’ response toward humor-based instructional media in the learning process. This research is a descriptive study with the entire population of […]

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