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2004

California State University, San Bernardino

Linguistics

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Internationalizing The Japanese Classroom With Computer-Mediated Instruction, Hajime Kajiwara Jan 2004

Internationalizing The Japanese Classroom With Computer-Mediated Instruction, Hajime Kajiwara

Theses Digitization Project

The goal of this project is to design an effective way for Japanese high school students to improve their English communication skills through internationalized, computer-mediated instruction.


Authentic Materials In English As A Second Language Conversation Instruction, Xiangmei Zhang Jan 2004

Authentic Materials In English As A Second Language Conversation Instruction, Xiangmei Zhang

Theses Digitization Project

Interviews with experienced ESL language instructors were held to aid in determining how these instructors choose and design authentic materials and make them authentic to second language learners.


A Corpus-Based Investigation Of Collocational Errors In Efl Taiwanese High School Students' Compositions, Yi-Chin Chen Jan 2004

A Corpus-Based Investigation Of Collocational Errors In Efl Taiwanese High School Students' Compositions, Yi-Chin Chen

Theses Digitization Project

Many language instructors focus on vocabulary word by word, neglecting common phrases. The result is that English as a Second Language students do not learn to speak idiomatic English (i.e. they make collocation errors). This study of the English compositions of National Tainan Second Senior High School students in Taiwan examined collocation errors, categorizing them according to Benson, Benson and Ilson's Collocation Classification System. An examination was then made of the error types as correlated with general English proficiency.


Developing Metaphoric Competence Through Schemata-Building For English Learners In Japan, Kyoko Suda Jan 2004

Developing Metaphoric Competence Through Schemata-Building For English Learners In Japan, Kyoko Suda

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is to propose teaching methods that facilitate the development of English vocabulary knowledge and metaphorical concepts for students in Japan.


What Is Selective Mutism?, Angela Briz-Garcia Jan 2004

What Is Selective Mutism?, Angela Briz-Garcia

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study was to examine the characteristics of Selective Mutism, its possible causes, the strong impact it creates in English learner students, and what teachers could do to help the students who suffer from Selective Mutism.


Cognitive-Affective Outcomes Of Classroom Writing Activities In Korean English As A Foreign Language, Soonja Ahn Jan 2004

Cognitive-Affective Outcomes Of Classroom Writing Activities In Korean English As A Foreign Language, Soonja Ahn

Theses Digitization Project

This project addresses writing instruction by teaching journal writing, interactive writing, and poetry instruction to Koreans in the English-as-a-foreign language situation. Writing and indentity construction and writing conferences are also addressed. The curriculum is designed for EFL teachers in Korea at the target-teaching level grades 3-6.