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Learner Perspective on English Pronunciation Teaching in an EFL Context
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2013-05-04)
On the basis of the findings, the learners do not seem to have aspirations to native-like pronunciation, but rather aim at achieving intelligible and fluent speech. Only few reported an accent preference (British or ...
Measuring Syntactic Complexity in Spoken and Written Learner Language: Comparing the Incomparable?
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2015-06-15)
Spoken and written language are two modes of language. When learners aim at higher skill levels, the expected outcome of successful second language learning is usually to become a fluent speaker and writer who can produce ...
Effects of two teaching methods of connected speech in a Polish EFL classroom
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017-02-23)
The results demonstrate that in general, NF proved more effective than NNF. With regard to individual processes of connected speech, NF was more effective in production, whereas no such effect was found for perception.
The Past Perfect in Corpora and EFL/ESL Materials
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018-06-07)
Corpora provide teachers and materials developers with the ability to ensure that the instructions they use in class and in teaching materials correctly reflect natural use. This paper examines the ways in which grammar ...