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Can a kitchen teach languages? Linking theory and practice in the design of context-aware language learning environments

Anne Preston, Madeline Balaam, Paul Seedhouse, Salla Kurhila, Lari Kotilainen, Ashur Rafiev, Daniel Jackson, Patrick Olivier
2015 Smart Learning Environments  
Linking theory and practice in the design of contextaware language learning environments. Smart Learning Environments 2015, 2(9).  ...  In this paper we present the European Kitchen, a real-world task-based environment for cooking and language learning.  ...  Acknowledgements The European Kitchen is part of an EU project funded with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme (Key Activity 2) of the European Union.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40561-015-0016-9 fatcat:x7u4nvwlsje4voc5vsvjf7efke


Kamal Kumar Poudel
2017 Istraživanja u Pedagogiji  
toL1 and L2 learning in the classroom.  ...  The metalingual (also called 'metalinguistic') function of language is a welldiscussed concept in the literature of functional linguistics.  ...  Acknowledgements This article grew out of the insights gained in course of my PhD pursuit which was: i. registered with the Faculty of Education, Office of the Dean, Tribhuvan University, ii. inspired  ... 
doi:10.17810/2015.62 fatcat:umedzpdcyjgrhekikxgsflklei

Digital Language Learning (DLL): Insights from Behavior, Cognition, and the Brain

Ping Li, Yu-Ju Lan
2021 Bilingualism: Language and Cognition  
In this digital era, our theories and practices for the learning and teaching of second languages (L2) have lagged behind the pace of scientific advances and technological innovations.  ...  Theoretically, DLL provides a forum for understanding differences between child language and adult L2 learning, and the effects of learning context and learner characteristics.  ...  The authors wish to express gratitude to Chan-yuan Gu, Zhexiao Guo, Jennifer Legault, Yingying Peng, Jing Wang, Jiayan Zhao and other members in the Brain, Language, and Computation Lab for their assistance  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1366728921000353 fatcat:vdvqxi523ngv5c24jpm47xg2oy

Culture in Language Teaching

Gabriella Kovács
2017 Acta Universitatis Sapientiae: Philologica  
Learning a language means also the study of a different culture.  ...  But we believe that future teachers should have a more thorough theoretical and practical training in terms of what incorporating culture into language teaching implies.  ...  Culture in Language Teaching language use and behaviour; discussion and comparative study of the cultural content of accredited textbooks.  ... 
doi:10.1515/ausp-2017-0030 fatcat:zimwg7dwevcexoxq2x3xohio2i

Immersive Virtual Reality as an Effective Tool for Second Language Vocabulary Learning

Jennifer Legault, Jiayan Zhao, Ying-An Chi, Weitao Chen, Alexander Klippel, Ping Li
2019 Languages  
Learning a second language (L2) presents a significant challenge to many people in adulthood. Platforms for effective L2 instruction have been developed in both academia and the industry.  ...  Our results indicate a main effect of L2 learning context, such that accuracy on trials learned via iVR was significantly higher as compared to trials learned in the WW condition.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge the assistance of Rose Yuratovak, Lena Kremin, and Nokrane Ahamadi, as well as other members in the Brain, Language, and Computation Lab at Penn State  ... 
doi:10.3390/languages4010013 fatcat:w5n24ow4pbd47gc2i4a7b67zme

Cognitive and linguistic aspects of learning a second language in the early years [chapter]

2014 Early Years Second Language Education  
It explores language learning in a wide range of geographical contexts with reference to second and foreign language learning, bilingualism and plurilingualism with children under the age of 6 years old  ...  Drawing on a synthesis of theory, research and practice, this edited volume makes an innovative contribution to literature concerning language education for very young children.  ...  There were nine chapters in this volume, covering both theory and practice in relation to teaching and learning with young children.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315889948-11 fatcat:bbbel2nuvbf53mm4vhses647qu

Intersections of Language and Race for English Language Learners

Tonda Liggett, Washington State University Vancouver
2009 Northwest Journal of Teacher Education  
CONCLuSION As teacher educators teach for change in a vastly changing world, we must think of the heightened importance that language use and language proficiency play in the social context of schools.  ...  the ways that we, as teachers, can disrupt and reconfigure the ways we can include all students in the learning process.  ...  APPENdIX 1: SummARy OF PARTICIPANT INFORmATION Summary of Participant Information  ... 
doi:10.15760/nwjte.2009.7.1.4 fatcat:fh6jkmbkenepbkfhrzrdwhhopm

Language learning and teaching – theory and practice

1983 Language Teaching  
Approach is a theory of language and of language learning.  ...  A theory of evaluation can be general or language-specific.  ...  Congruency between sentence and word facilitated naming, but the presence of an unattended word in the right visual field confounded this relationship.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444800010132 fatcat:f4iipgqwcjex5lcbjumfnowt7e

Bridging the gap between regional culture, curriculum and foreign language learning

Josefina Quintero Corzo, Fabio Ignacio Munévar Quintero, Luis Alberto Humanez Atencio
2022 Revista Boletín Redipe  
Framed within the Sociocultural theory and following the principles of the action-research approach in the classroom, this work presents final results concerning the connection between the teaching and  ...  Students acquired new and better alternatives to learn a foreign language and to recover their culture isolated from the school.  ...  and decisions to teach, learn, assess and evaluate the use of a foreign language in communicative situations.  ... 
doi:10.36260/rbr.v11i2.1681 fatcat:wn3lsypbazfohdjkw3q32scix4

Confronting Subtle Sexism in An Indonesian EFL Textbook

Ana Humardhiana, Yayah Nur Hidayah
2020 ELT Echo: The Journal of English Language Teaching in Foreign Language Context  
a critical class discussion by using the sexist textbooks, and teaching gender-fair language.  ...  In Indonesia, subtle sexism can be found in EFL textbooks. It is 'softly' hidden on the pages and readersstudents in this caseare not aware that they are being indoctrinated.  ...  They can also create a stronger-healthier learning environment where all students get a chance to reach their full potentials.  ... 
doi:10.24235/eltecho.v5i2.7386 fatcat:264m3gs3x5dd3czofebja4qw2y

Augmented and Mixed Reality in Language Learning

Panagiotis Panagiotidis
2021 European Journal of Education  
The use of Extended Reality technologies in education, and especially in language learning, has attracted the interest of language experts for the last 15 years.  ...  Examples of AR/MR technologies in language learning applications, as well as the conclusions drawn from the literature review concerning the benefits and limitations AR/MR applications in language learning  ...  Therefore, research and exploration of the vast potential of AR/MR technologies in language teaching and learning must be continued in order to create new learning opportunities and practical benefits  ... 
doi:10.26417/501ibq23c fatcat:h6qpomqu7fcvvlx66mlnfw3aru

Language learning and teaching – theory and principles

1985 Language Teaching  
Teachers, as well as learners, need motivation; this can arise from a recognition of the central role of theory in pedagogic practice.  ...  The children thought that people became linguistically aware when they began learning a new language. Theory and principles 23 85-5 Roulet. Eddy (U. of Geneva).  ...  Four hypotheses form the basis for deliberations on the status of aural comprehension as a communicative skill and on the development of an appropriate teaching programme: (1) Communicative skills can  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444800011253 fatcat:nsh2dqke7fcvdnqegfh2d3vde4

Stirring the 'Language Policy Soup' [chapter]

Christian Galan, Riikka Länsisalmi
2020 Ca' Foscari Japanese Studies  
The Authors describe and analyse not solely the end result, Japanese language education at schools, but also the roles of the various stakeholders who partake in Japanese language policy making in the  ...  This paper compares and contrasts the 'Japanese language policy soup' as it is currently cooked in a bottom-up and top-down manner in schools in two EU countries, France and Finland, with different culinary  ...  The language policy soup is cooked according to changing menus in various types of pots and pans, consisting of the physical educational environment and context -that is, existing learning materials and  ... 
doi:10.30687/978-88-6969-428-8/008 fatcat:zpktklggxnbpjonib4vglalose

The Development and Proposal to Incorporate Multi-Integrated Instructional Strategies into Immigrant Chinese Language Classes

Qiao Yu Cai
2016 International Education Studies  
These strategies are based on theories of accelerated learning, whole brain learning, and situated learning. I propose that Chinese language teachers use these strategies in classes for immigrants.  ...  The strategies developed will have implications for immigrants, teacher educators, language program administrators, and other stakeholders in similar contexts.</p>  ...  I would like to especially thank Maureen Chang, a clinical research coordinator at Stanford University, for her help to read and polish the language of my paper.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ies.v9n10p202 fatcat:ipj2tjp26fdtpoqezrwnx5vrnq

Autonomous learning of english as a foreign language in a culturally integrated b-learning ecosystem

Lorena Julieth Rojas Salazar, Luis Facundo Maldonado G
2020 Revista Boletín Redipe  
The low level of oral skills in learning English as a foreign language seems to be related to the lack of spaces and opportunities to interact in dynamic learning environments since the texts and study  ...  The proposal is based on advances in research on ecosystems of learning and embodied cognition. A system is designed from the specification of learning spaces integrated into a spiral structure.  ...  BACKGROUNDS AND FRAMEWORK Embodied cognition and language The learning of a second language can be approached, from theories and studies that converge in the explanation of cognitive development from  ... 
doi:10.36260/rbr.v9i7.1030 fatcat:xfrq52yzyvcrrob3hdyss6zery
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