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Informed Consent

Informed Consent Introduction to the study and its significance: This current study titled “Teacher Perception on Communicative Language Teaching (CLT)” aims to explore the teacher perception of applying CLT in Cambodian context, the benefits they have received from CLT and the major challenges that teachers have faced during applying CLT in classroom. This study is […]

Locating and Reviewing the Literature

SUMMARY Why a literature review is of value. A literature review is an assessment of a body (or bodies) of literature that pertains to a specific question. A literature review is helpful in several ways. It not only helps researchers glean the ideas of others interested in a particular research question (through important research findings […]

The Research Problem

SUMMARY A research problem is exactly that—a problem that someone would like to research. A problem can be any-thing that a person finds unsatisfactory or unsettling, a difficulty of some sort, a state of affairs that needs to be changed, anything that is not working as well as it might. Problems involve areas of concern […]


CRITIQUE PARAGRAPH In 2009, the research unit of the English Department (ED) of the Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL) was established in order to improve research and innovation of the university. Only a handful of teachers were involved in this initiative. This research focuses on the challenges which EFL/ESL teachers face when conducting research and […]

SLA Reflection for Week2

Reflection for Week2 Ortega (2009) and Brown (2014) are the main reading for the second weekend class. Ortega focused on Age while Brown preferred to First Language Acquisition. We also have discussed some points with classmates.    According to Ortega (2009), age emerges as a remarkable site of difference between L2 and L1 acquisition. The […]

Reflection Paper for Week 1

Reflection Paper for Week 1   To start, let me tell you that I was really happy to learn about this subject, Second Language Acquisition. Of course, for the first week I read all three books such as  Ortega (2009), de Bot et al. (2005), Brown (2014). They are useful for me as well as […]

My Foreign Language Learning History (sample)

My Foreign Language Learning History   Talking about learning history, it is a big chance for me to review my English language learning memory. I will tell you when and why I started learning English?, how my learning about this subject from the start till now, working experiences, brief summary of learning and teaching strategies.  […]

SLA Final course reflection

Final course reflection Learning this intensive course, Second Language Acquisition (SLA), is a very good opportunity. It gives me a chance to deeper understanding the field and process of SLA though it is a bit short, just four weeks. In this final course reflection, I am going to recap the questionnaires, weekly reflections, language learning […]

5-step process to paragraph development

5-step process to paragraph development Let’s walk through a 5-step process for building a paragraph. For each step there is an explanation and example. Our example paragraph will be about slave spirituals, the original songs that African Americans created during slavery. The model paragraph uses illustration (giving examples) to prove its point. Step 1. Decide […]

How do I organize a paragraph?

How do I organize a paragraph? There are many different ways to organize a paragraph. The organization you choose will depend on the controlling idea of the paragraph. Below are a few possibilities for organization, with links to brief examples: Narration: Tell a story. Go chronologically, from start to finish. (See an example.) Description: Provide specific […]