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The Benefits of Using ICT in the EFL Classroom: From Perceived Utility to Potential Challenges

Student Achievement in English as a Foreign Language in Pakistan. World Academy of Science, Engineering & Technology. Issue 37, p129 Ilter, B. G. (2009). Effect of technology on motivation in EFL classrooms. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education-TOJDE October 2009 ISSN 1302-6488 Volume: 10 Number: 4 Article 9 Jay D. A. (2006). Motivating for writing through blogs. A Master thesis submitted to the Graduate College of Bowling Green State University. Available online at Joyce, N. (1998). Is

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Growing Trends of Using Mobile in English Language Learning

., (2002), the role of mobile devices in e-learning first experience with e-learning environment. Wireless and Mobile Technologies in Education Proceedings. IEEE International Workshop , 103 – Nalliveettil, G.M. & Khaled-Alenazi, T.H (2016), the Impact of Mobile Phones on English Language Learning: Perceptions of EFL Undergraduates. Journal Of Language Teaching and Research. Vol. 7(2), 264-272. Saricaa, G.N. & Cavus, N. (2009), New trends in 21st Century English learning. North Cyprus Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences . Vol .1, 439–445 Sarica, G

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English as a Lingua Franca and Its Implications for Teaching English as a Foreign Language


The analysis of English as a lingua franca (ELF) has received considerable attention over the years. There has been a lot of research done both on the morpho-syntactic properties of ELF interactions and the communication strategies used by ELF speakers in order to facilitate communication and avoid misunderstandings. Given the fairly large number of findings, the question arises whether ELF should be introduced in the curriculum or replace EFL (English as a Foreign Language). I believe that although ELF data are significant and can benefit teaching English as a foreign language, they cannot replace EFL, especially because English as a lingua franca is primarily a communication tool and not a language variant. Also, while there have been other models suggested as alternatives to teaching a standard version of English, none of these models seem practical enough or have proven applicable in the classroom.

After giving an overview of the research done on English as a lingua franca, with a special emphasis on the notion of lingua franca core, the study reflects on the repercussions of ELF findings on teaching English as a foreign language.

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Self-Access Learning in Medical English (ME)
A Two-Year Edmodo Project

University, Manila, Philippines, March 6–8, 2014. Poth, R. D. 2017. Post in Edmodo . . Alshawi, S. T.–Faisal, A. A. 2016. The impact of using Edmodo on Saudi University EFL students’ motivation and teacher–student communication. Accessed via Research Gate from: . Okumura, Sh.–Takasa, M. 2016. The Use of Edmodo to

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Pragmatic Perspectives on Understanding Strangers
Some Methodological Issues

Interlanguage Pragmatic Knowledge of EFL Learners. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. ---- 2006b. Assessing EFL Learners’ Interlanguage Pragmatic Knowledge: Implications for Testers and Teachers. Reflections on English Language Teaching 5: 1-22. Lombard, Matthew-Jennifer Snyder-Duch-Cheryl C. Bracken. 2002. Content Analysis in Mass Communication: Assessment and Reporting of Intercoder Reliability. Human Communication Research 28: 587-604. Maróti, Orsolya. 2016. Research Methods in Speech Act Studies. In Szili, Katalin-Judit Bándli

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On Gender and Apology Strategies: The Case of Arabic

References Abu Humei, Ahmed. 2013. “The Effect of Gender and Status on the Apology Strategies used by American Native Speakers of English and Iraqi EFL University Students.” Research on Humanities and Social Sciences , 3(2):145-173. Afghari, Akabr. 2007. “A Sociopragmatic Study of Apology Speech Act Realization Patterns in Persian.” Speech Communication 49(3):177-185. Alfattah, Mohammed. 2010. “Apology Strategies of Yemeni EFL University Students.” MJAL 2 (3):223-249. Bataineh, Ruba and Bataineh, Rula. 2006. “Apology Strategies of

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A Study of Parental Attitudes to Teacher Pronunciation in Very Early English

Englishes 28(2): 192–199. Carrie, Erin–Robert M. McKenzie. 2018. American or British? L2 speakers’ recognition and evaluations of accent features in English. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 39(4): 313–28. Clark, Elizabeth–Paran, Amos. 2007. The employability of non-native-speaker teachers of EFL: A UK survey. System 35(4): 407–430. Clarke, Priscilla M. [Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority]. 2009. Supporting Children Learning English as A Second Language in the Early Years (Birth to Six Years) . East Melbourne, VIC

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Translation in ESL Classes

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Travelling among Languages – Comparing Language Learning Beliefs of Learners at Home Versus Migrant or Immigrant Workers

Beliefs: Psycho-cognitive, Sociocultural, and Emergent Ecological Approaches to Learner Perceptions in Foreign Language Acquisition. Asian EFL Journal, 10(3): 7-27. Biró Enikő. 2012. Kétnyelvűek nyelvtanulási stratégiái. [Language Learning Strategies of Bilinguals]. Bolyai Társaság, Kolozsvár: Egyetemi Műhely Kiadó. Cotterall, Stella. 1995. Readiness for Autonomy: Investigating Learner Beliefs. System 23(2): 195-205. Dias, Roy. 2000. Lebanese Students’ Beliefs about Learning English and French: A Study of University

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Culture in Language Teaching
A course design for teacher trainees

. 1999. Cultural mirrors: materials and methods in the EFL classroom. In: Hinkel, Eli (ed.), Culture in second language teaching and learning . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 196–220. Irujo, Suzanne. 1986. A piece of cake: learning and teaching idioms. ELT Journal 40(3). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Kramsch, Claire. 1993. Context and culture in language teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Kramsch, Claire. 2009. Third culture and language education. In: Cook, Vivien–Wei, Li. (eds), Contemporary applied linguistics . London

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