Language, Learning and Teaching

Edited by Siu-Lun Lee and Victoria Tuzlukova

ISBN: 978-960-9549-67-7, 284 pages

First published in 2011 by ATINER

Price: Paperback: 50 (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Electronic copy: 30

 

Table of Contents

1.

Language Learning and Teaching: An Introduction

Siu-lun Lee and Victoria Tuzlukova

1

 

Part I: Language Learning and Teaching Strategies

2.

Specific Aptitude for Foreign Language Learning: Musical Intelligence

Jerzy Zybert

11

3.

Phonological Awareness of Learners of English as an L3

Surabhi Bharati

19

4.

Listening Comprehension Strategies and Learning Style in Foreign Language Learning

Sarah H.J. Liu

31

5.

Lexical Errors in the Written Compositions of Greek Students of Spanish

Kiriakí Palapanidi and María Pilar Agustín Llach

45

6.

Communication Strategies used by Successful and Less Successful Adults

Szu-Ling Tseng and Ya-Li Lai

53

7.

Motivational Strategies for the Greek Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

Charoula Gkioka

65

8.

Exploring the Relationship between Taiwanese College Students Perceived Instructional Styles and their Self-Determination

Chiung-Wen Chang

77

Part II: Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching

9.

Cultural, Iconic and Linguistics Determinants used in the Discourse of Advertising in Spanish in the US. Implications and Consequences of Learning Spanish as a Second Language

Hilda Velásquez

93

10.

Culture Integration into Foreign Language Teaching: Fostering Identities and Transcending Boundaries

Rahma Al-Mahrooqi and Victoria Tuzlukova

109

11.

What are Metaphors telling us? Revealing Language Learners Beliefs through Metaphors

Julide Inozu and Seden Tuyan

123

12.

Multiculturalism in English Learning and Teaching in Taiwan: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Yuhshi Lee, I-Chia Choun and Yi-Ching Hsie

133

Part III: Linguistic Research and Second Language Acquisition

13.

New Prototypes of Syllable Structure for Teaching/Learning Portuguese

Sara Candeias and Fernando Perdigão

149

14.

Non-native Students Problems in Structuring Argumentative Essays in English at Tertiary Level

Monta Farneste

159

15.

Second Language Acquisition (SLA) of English Reflexive and Referring Pronouns by Turkish University Prep-Class Students

Gülten Gençoğlu and Yunus Emre Akbana

171

16.

A Study of the Influence of Russian as L1 on the Learning of the Copula Be in the English Present Tense Simple

Elena Anotonova Ünlü and Çiler Hatipoğl

187

17.

Locative Prepositions and their Role in Second Language Acquisition

Gunel Mammadova

199

Part IV: Technology and Language Teaching

18.

Prospective EFL Teachers Field Experience in an Online Support Community

Mei-hui Liu

207

19.

The Perceptions of English Language Teaching Students on English Language Teaching (ELT) Websites

Hasan Bedir and Emsal Ates Ozdemir

219

20.

The Role of Computer in Instructing Writing Skills in Second Language Acquisition (SLA)

Bahman Gorjian

233

Part V: Evaluation of Language Programs

21.

Implementing Successful Dual-Immersion Bilingual Programs

Anne K. Soderman

249

22.

The Classroom Assistant Program: Learning about ESL Teaching Practices

Roberta Devlin-Scherer

263

23.

The Problems within the Process of Foreign Language Teaching in Turkish Primary Education System

Erten Gökçe and Berna Köseoğlu

271