Corpora in language acquisition research

Motivation as a Contributing Factor in Second Language Acquisition

Motivation as a Contributing Factor in Second Language Acquisition
... successful acquisition of a second language At the same time it is necessary to view motivation as one of a number of variables in an intricate model of interrelated individual and situational factors ... the individual difference variables alters For example, in a formal setting intelligence and aptitude play a dominant role in learning, while exerting a weaker influence in an informal setting ... of the amount of time spent studying the language and then output, expressed as linguistic performance when investigating language learning In order to examine language learning in the Japanese...
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A STUDY ON THE USE OF CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE AS MOTIVATION FOR SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IN THE CONTEXT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEAC

A STUDY ON THE USE OF CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE AS MOTIVATION FOR SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IN THE CONTEXT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEAC
... role in discipline and motivation maintenance 1.5 Definition of Second Language Acquisition Since the early childhood of second language teaching, language acquisition has been a subject of interest ... Acquisition in classroom, it would look more into the contextual factors rather than the social and linguistic ones One contextual factor that has an influence on second language acquisition in classroom ... writer’s personal interests, as a language teacher, in the field of managing discipline in language classrooms and motivating students in their second language acquisition Hopefully, the study would...
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(1) how learners approach learning, both in and out of classrooms, and (2) the kinds of strategies and cognitive processing they use in second language acquisition

(1) how learners approach learning, both in and out of classrooms, and (2) the kinds of strategies and cognitive processing they use in second language acquisition
... learning problem Learners are generally aware of the strategies they use and can identify what they consist of if they are asked to pay attention to what they are doing/ thinking Strategies involve ... for the significance of language learning strategies in language teaching Firstly, by examining the strategies used by second language learners during the language learning process, educators and ... powerful impact of learning strategies on the learning and teaching of foreign and second language Good choice and use of learning strategies would help learners become more independent and autonomous...
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Báo cáo khoa học: "The Use of Statistics in Language Research" docx

Báo cáo khoa học:
... indeterminacy which does exist in language is the indeterminacy which arises from the mapping of a continuous territory onto a chart with a finite resolving power; it is not the result of an intrinsically ... intrinsically indeterminate use of a discrete set of symbols however complicated This being so, language can certainly be described in statistical terms But there is no point in describing it, because ... Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow (1956) 17 D Panov, Concerning the Problem of Machine Translation of Languages Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow (1956) 18 V H Yngve, "The translation of...
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MEASURES OF LINGUISTIC ACCURACY IN SECOND LANGUAGE WRITING RESEARCH pdf

MEASURES OF LINGUISTIC ACCURACY IN SECOND LANGUAGE WRITING RESEARCH pdf
... production in English as a second language Language Learning, 37, 469-481 134 Language Learning Vol 47, No Appendix A Holistic Measures of Linguistic Accuracy Hamp-Lyons & Henning (1991) Linguistic accuracy ... (continued) Studies Using Measures of Linguistic Accuracy Study Independent Accuracy variable measure L1 ratio of total English number of errors in structures studied in class to total number of ... other researchers have suggested it be measured The journals were Applied Linguistics, Journal of Second Language Writing, Language Learning, Modern Language Journal, Studies in Second Language...
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Báo cáo hóa học: "Research Article Electrophysiological Study of Algorithmically Processed Metric/Rhythmic Variations in Language and Music" pot

Báo cáo hóa học:
... 1.39(0.45) Letting α be the stretching factor, a lengthening of the signal (α > 1) can be obtained by crossfading elements KB and KA , and inserting the resulting segment KM between KA and KB A similar ... behavior of the autocorrelation function and of the time-varying energy of the signal, leading to an improvement of the sound quality obtained using WSOLA Choice of the length K of the inserted ... in future experiments 4.1.1 Comparison between language and music These results on the processing of rhythm in both speech and music point to interesting similarities and differences Considering...
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Báo cáo hóa học: " Research Article Electrophysiological Study of Algorithmically Processed Metric/Rhythmic Variations in Language and Music" ppt

Báo cáo hóa học:
... 1.39(0.45) Letting α be the stretching factor, a lengthening of the signal (α > 1) can be obtained by crossfading elements KB and KA , and inserting the resulting segment KM between KA and KB A similar ... behavior of the autocorrelation function and of the time-varying energy of the signal, leading to an improvement of the sound quality obtained using WSOLA Choice of the length K of the inserted ... in future experiments 4.1.1 Comparison between language and music These results on the processing of rhythm in both speech and music point to interesting similarities and differences Considering...
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Using Games to Promote Communicative Skills in Language Learning

Using Games to Promote Communicative Skills in Language Learning
... seem to learn more quickly and retain the learned materials better in a stress-free and comfortable environment The benefits of using games in language- learning can be summed up in nine points Games ... centered • promote communicative competence • create a meaningful context for language use • increase learning motivation • reduce learning anxiety • integrate various linguistic skills • encourage ... opportunity to work together and communicate using English with each other Furthermore, by integrating playing and learning, students practiced the learned linguistic knowledge in a vivid and meaningful...
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Tài liệu COMMUNICATION IN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE doc

Tài liệu COMMUNICATION IN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE doc
... Honor System" in its entirety (as found in the FSU General Bulletin and in the FSU Student Handbook) and ask the instructor to clarify any of its expectations that you might not understand Note: ... (SDRC) and 2) bring a letter to the instructor from the SDRC indicating that the student needs academic accommodation and specifying the type(s) of accommodation needed This should be done during ... highest standards of academic integrity in the student's own work, 2) refuse to tolerate violations of academic integrity in the academic community, and 3) foster a high sense of integrity and social...
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Tài liệu New Directions in Management Accounting Research: Insights from Practice pptx

Tài liệu New Directions in Management Accounting Research: Insights from Practice pptx
... New Directions in Management Accounting Research: Insights from Practice Abstract Although the new economy” once again resembles the old economy, the drivers of success for many firms continue ... available upon request from the authors ii New Directions in Management Accounting Research: Insights from Practice Introduction and Motivation While some aspects of the new economy” reflected ... contribute to declining enrollments in accounting are beyond the control of accounting academics Because research surely informs teaching, accounting faculty might help increase accounting enrollments...
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Tài liệu Báo cáo khoa học: "Fast Online Lexicon Learning for Grounded Language Acquisition" pdf

Tài liệu Báo cáo khoa học:
... ) output Lexicon, a set of phrase-meaning pairs 1: main 2: for training example (ei , pi ) 3: Update((ei , pi )) 4: end for 5: OutputLexicon() 6: end main 7: 8: 9: 10: Online Lexicon Learning ... connected subgraphs for each navigation plan in the training examples and discard the original graph Pseudocode for the new algorithm, Subgraph Generation Online Lexicon Learning (SGOLL) algorithm, ... to learn other languages 5.6 Discussion We have introduced a novel, online lexicon learning algorithm that is much faster than the one proposed by Chen and Mooney and also performs better on...
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Tài liệu Báo cáo khoa học: "A Selectionist Theory of Language Acquisition" docx

Tài liệu Báo cáo khoa học:
... inadequacies of the previous approaches to language acquisition, we will propose a theory that aims to meet language learnability and language development conditions simultaneously Our theory draws ... assumed, the actual process of language acquisition is no more remarkable than generic psychological models of learning The selectionist theory, if correct, show an example of the interaction between ... population of grammars Learning, including language acquisition, can be characterized as a sequence of states in which the learner moves from one state to another Transformational models of language...
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