East Asian Learners of English
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This issue aims to explore current knowledge of second language acquisition and pedagogy among East Asian learners of English. It will examine the process of English as a Second Language (ESL) acquisition among students with East Asian backgrounds Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese.
More specific topics encompass, but are not limited to, (1) interlanguage or learner language analysis (such as conversation analysis), (2) English as a Lingua Franca in the East Asian context, (3) learner variables (such as motivation, personality characteristics, age, and learning styles), (4) pragmatic competence, (5) sociolinguistic competence, (6) grammatical acquisition and form-focused instruction, (7) vocabulary acquisition, (8) phonetic/phonological acquisition and teaching pronunciation, (9) task or content-based instruction, (10) study abroad, and (11) teaching listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing skills.
The purpose of this edition is to bring together new findings about second language acquisition and pedagogy among East Asian learners of English and, hence, contribute to the enhanced efficacy of their learning and teaching processes.
Who May Submit:
Submissions are welcome from teachers, researchers and teacher educators at all levels. Please identify your submission with the keyword: LANGUAGE-15
On-going submission requests with cut-off date set by issue publication month.
See Regular and Short submission deadline.
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