Category: Learning Strategies


The Impact of Group Work in Improving EFL Medical Students’ Academic Performance

Group Work is modern instructional approach in which students learn best when they are actively involved in the process of learning. Researchers report that, regardless of the subject matter, students who work in small groups usually like to learn more of what is taught and keep it longer than when the same content is presented


The Study of the First Year Students’ Multiple Intelligences in Learning English, Faculty of Liberal Arts, RMUTSV

The purposes of the study were to examine the first year student’s multiple intelligences preference in studying English, explore the difference in student’s multiple intelligences preference in learning English of each gender and investigate the difference in students� multiple intelligences preference in learning English of each major. The sample of this study was 100 first


Investigating Students’ Learning Styles in Studying Chinese, Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya

The purposes of the study were to study Chinese learning styles of students and to compare the student’s Chinese learning style classified by gender, year, and major. The sample of the study was 45 first and second year students from English for International Communication program and 45 first and second year students from Hospitality program


Using Drama-Based Projects in EFL Classroom: A Whole-Language Approach to Learning Language

This paper examines the effectiveness of leaning English through drama-based group projects in an EFL class. A whole language approach was adopted and students were required to accomplish their drama project by conducting a series of collaborative and skill- integrated activities throughout the semester. Thirty five EFL learners, aged from 20 to 52, with mixed


Shared Adventures: How International Students from Four Continents Learn English Together

This presentation will introduce the feature of the Intensive English Bridge Program (IEBP), the teaching methods and learning strategies the author and her colleagues developed to help the international students in IEBP at Indiana Institute of Technology. The presentation will first give a profile of the college, the students, and the courses, followed by the


Development of English Reading Comprehension Ability, Problem Solving Skills and Ethics by Integrating Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy for Undergraduates

Phranakhon Rajabhat University, Thailand has been the leading institute for teaching for more than 123 years. Moving the university into the 21st century, the president emphasizes that the undergraduates studying in College of Teacher Education achieve competence in English and meet the standard of Thai Qualifications Framework for Higher Education. However, the second-year Elementary Program


Studying How to Study Kanji: A Practical Approach

One of the biggest challenges for Japanese language students is to effectively learn kanji (Chinese characters used in modern Japanese writing system). Therefore, teaching kanji becomes also one of the biggest challenges for Japanese teachers/professors. A variety of teaching methods has been developed in order to make this learning effective, i.e., pleasant, long-lasting and accurate.


Process-Genre Approach to Teaching Writing University Foundation Course Students in Pakistan

This paper is written as a result of the real importance of teaching and learning English writing trough process-genre approach in the context of Pakistan. Writing is undoubtedly an important component of learning English as a second language and should be given more concentration in ESL classes in order to; organize learners to deal with


Implementing Incidental or Intentional Vocabulary Learning Strategies: Estimating the Receptive Vocabulary Size of University Level English Language Learners in Malaysia

The notion that we can acquire most of our vocabulary – a core component upon which language proficiency is reliant – through extensive reading (ER) is now entrenched within second/foreign language teaching. The reported benefits of ER are encouraging, specifically in the areas of reading comprehension, grammatical competence, and vocabulary knowledge development. ER on its


Done with the Do’s in a Venn

Taking the challenge to engage ESL (English as a Second Language) learners in settling a confusing language structure in English language teaching,the researcher applied the set theory in the Venn Diagram. With college students in three (3) ESL classes as participants in the study, the uses and correct usage of the do-support verbs in sentences