ISSN: 2186-4691 – The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2014 – Official Conference Proceedings

ACLL 2014, Osaka, Japan
Conference Theme 2014: “Individual, Community, Society: Connecting, Learning and Growing”
Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan
Thursday, April 17, 2014 to Sunday, April 20, 2014
ISSN: 2186-4691

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Proceedings Contents


Enhancing the Pronunciation of English Suprasegmental Features through Reflective Learning Method
Tono Suwartono, Muhammadiyah University of Purwokerto, Indonesia

Current Trends in the Use of Student Input in Teacher Evaluation in Universities in Mainland China
Changrong Xie, Guangdong University of Science and Technology, China
Dave Towey, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China
Yixuan Jing, United International College, Zhuhai, China

Musicians in the Language Classroom: The Transference of Musical Skill to Teach a ""Speech Mode"" of Communication
Kim Rockell, The University of Aizu, Japan
Merissa Ocampo, Hokkaido University, Japan

Sociolinguistic Predictors of Language Deficits in Pre-school Children with and without Immigrant Background
Eugen Zaretsky, Goethe-University, Germany
Harald Euler, Ruhr-University, Germany
Katrin Neumann, Ruhr-University, Germany
Benjamin P. Lange, University of Göttingen, Germany

Promoting Problem Based Learning (PBL) in ESL Classroom at UniKL MITEC
Farah Idayu Mohd Salleh, UniKL MITEC, Malaysia
Jamilahtun Md Ghazali, UniKL MITEC, Malaysia
Shazwa Nabila Mohd Raidzuan, UniKL MITEC, Malaysia

Integration of the Intercultural Approach in the Higher Education Context: Why and How?
Béatrice Cabau, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

A Language Awareness Project for the Primary School EFL Classroom
Sabrina Bechler, Montessori-Schule Heiligensee, Germany

Learners’ Strategy for the Assessment of their Small Group Presentation in the EFL Class
Yoshihiko Yamamoto, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Analysis of Graduate Students' English Learning Strategies at Eastern Asia University
Amporn Srisermbhok, Eastern Asia University, Thailand

Reading Can Be Fun-through Readers' Theatre
Yu-hsuan Huang, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Teenagers Activity through Computer Based Language Learning
Mohammad Hannan Mia, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Atikur Rahman, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa, Malaysia
Md Noor Hossain, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa, Malaysia
Mohammad Abdul Mannan, University of Ottawa, Canada
Zainab Ismail, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Fariza Md Sham, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Razaleigh Muhamat Kawagit, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

An Analysis of Third-Year English for International Communication Students’ Summary Writing
Phanlapa Khathayut, Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya, Thailand

Genre, Multimodality, and Language Education: A Performative Perspective
Jianxin Liu, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Effects of Chinese Reading and Writing Instruction: Case Study of a Technology University
Pai-Lu Wu, Cheng-Shiu University, Taiwan
Hsiu-Chen Lin, Cheng-Shiu University, Taiwan
Yu-Ren Yen, Far-East University, Taiwan
Ching-Hwa Tsai, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Taiwan

Is Bilingualism the Answer to Linguistic Sustainability in Plurilingual Societies?
Oscar Gallego, UWCSEA, Singapore

The Impact of a Five-day English Summer Camp on the Conceptions of English Learning of EFL Elementary Students in Taiwan
Lim Ha Chan, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Taiwan

Impact of Online News Stories on English Vocabulary Learning
Araya Vithsupalert, Khon Kaen University,  Thailand

Teachers' and Students' Views on the MOI Fine-tuning Arrangement in Hong Kong
Edward Y.W. Chu, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Scaffolding Strategies as Part of Writing Process: to Improve Academic Writing Skill in Higher Education
Hui Lin Teh, Sunway University, Malaysia

Influence of Drastic Shifts in Russian Society and Global Social Changes as Well on the Development of Modern Russian Language for Special Purposes (LSP) in the Field of Construction
Ivan Lykov, Ural Federal University, RussiaZhanna Khramushina, Ural Federal University, RussiaStepan Lykov, Ural Federal University, Russia
Larisa Lykova, Ural Federal University, Russia

Language Policy in Modern Kazakhstan
Svetlana Zhanabayeva, Kazakh-British Technical University, Kazakhstan
Meirimkul Tuleup, Almaty University of Power and Telecommunications, Kazakhstan
Aktoty Suranshiyeva, Abai Humanitarian College, Kazakhstan

Teaching Specialized Languages: Case Study of Kazakhstani Students' Opinion
Rashit Zagidullin, Kazakh-British Technical University, Kazakhstan
Aliya Zagidullina, Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages, Kazakhstan

Analyzing Oral Reading Fluency: Exemplifying Students’ Needs for a Reading Instruction
Rania Boudaoud, University of Constantine 1, Algeria

An Assessment of English Writing Instruction in Taiwanese High Schools
Chingya Chiu, University of Kang Ning, Taiwan
Jialing Chen, University of Kang Ning, Taiwan
Fengcheng Chiang, University of Kang Ning, Taiwan

A Preliminary Investigation: Innovative Learning Pedagogy with Mobile Communication Technology for Listening and Speaking Skills in Chinese as Foreign Language
Choy Khim Leow, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Zarina Samsudin, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Creating a Cross-cultural Dialogue on Literature: A Study on the Approaches and Outcomes of Using Technology-enhanced Literature Circles with Taiwanese and Japanese EFL University Students
Wan-Lun Lee, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

Using E-learning in Acquiring Japanese Listening Material  Predicting Strategy
Vera Yulianti, University of Al Azhar Indonesia, Indonesia
Bembi Mulia Ramadhani, University of Al Azhar Indonesia, Indonesia
Rahmalia Arifin, University of Al Azhar Indonesia, Indonesia
Wening Gayatri, University of Al Azhar Indonesia, Indonesia

CBI Method: An Approach to Teaching English at a Vocational University in Indonesia
Nurmala Elmin Simbolon, Curtin University, Australia
Greg Restall, University of South Australia, Australia

An Analysis of the Correlation between Gender and Learning Style in Second Language Acquisition: A Case Study
Magdalena Trinder, University of Rzeszow, Poland

Improving Learning and Teaching for Undergraduate Students Using Constructivist Approach
Krittawaya Thongkoo, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Nopasit Chakpitak, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Kannika Daungcharone, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Teachers Cognition on Teaching Reading Strategies and Their Instructional Practices
Hazel Joaquin, Capiz State University, Philippines
Editha Magallanes, Capiz State University, Philippines

The Employment of Vocabulary Learning Strategies by ELT Students
Sümeyra Bagatur, Hacettepe University, Turkey

Using the L1 in L2 Teaching and Learning: What Role Does Identity Play?
John Trent, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

Strategies in Learning and Producing Lexical Intonation of Mandarin Chinese as a Foreign Language by English L1 Learners
Richard LaBontee, The University of Oxford, UK

Exploring Online Newspapers to Improve Law Undergraduates' Ability to Express Opinions Critically
Faridah Musa, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Sithaletchemy Krishnaiyer, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Maryam Mohamed Amin, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Wee Siok Eng, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Nuretna Asurah Ahmad, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Supporting Language Learners Autonomy in Higher Education: The Self-Study Hour at The University Of Nottingham Ningbo China
Giovanna Comerio, The University of Nottingham, China
Filippo Gilardi, The University of Nottingham, China

Specifics of Corporate Discourse Role Structure
Vera Kuznetcova, Amur State University of Humanities and Peagogy, Russia
Karina Borovikova, Amur State University of Humanities and Peagogy, Russia

Interactional Strategies in Topic Development
Karina Borovikova, Amur State University of Humanities and Pedagogy, Russia
Vera Kuznetcova, Amur State University of Humanities and Pedagogy, Russia

Language Learning Strategies Used by Saudi Arabian EFL Learners
Hind Aljuaid, Griffith University, Australia

Connecting Japanese Nursing Students with the Asian Community through Explicit Instruction of Pronunciation Peculiarities Among Asian Speakers of English
Eric Fortin, St. Mary's College, Japan"