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Requests by Australian learners of Indonesian

Tim Hassall
2003 Journal of Pragmatics  
I am also very grateful to my co-supervisors and advisors, past and present: Yohanni Johns, Robert Parbs and George Quinn, for their time and helpful comments on the direction of my work.  ...  DECLARATION Except where otherwise acknowledged, this thesis is my own work.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I especially wish to thank my supervisor Tony Liddicoat for his invaluable help, suggestions and detailed comments on successive drafts of this thesis.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0378-2166(03)00115-2 fatcat:f2btizlxvnbkpmcag7hxljadna

Intercultural Awareness of Iranian English Language Learners: An Exploration

Zahra Edalati Kian
2018 FLEKS: Scandinavian Journal of Intercultural Theory and Practice  
The present paper reports on a qualitative study investigating how Iranian learners of English as a foreign language understand culture and the extent to which this understanding meets the needs of efficient  ...  Moreover, with the aim of developing learners' intercultural awareness, the policies and practices of English as a foreign language teaching in Iran need to be revised.  ...  know that it is not the case.  ... 
doi:10.7577/fleks.2587 fatcat:vypf5m4scjav5dvt6gvstwpz44

Engaging Learners with the Internet of Things (IoT): Gen Z's Perspectives

Lidiyatul. Izzah, Muhamad Sofian. Hadi, Nor Farahwahidah Ab Rahman
2019 Zenodo  
The purpose of this study is examines how learners' perspective certain the effectiveness of IoT in higher education as aiding the learning process.  ...  Ninety four (n=94) learners of English Study Program at a higher level have been chosen as the subject.  ...  Acknowledgement This article is funded by Potential Academic Scheme Grant (PAS) from University Teknologi Malaysia with cost centre number Q.J130000.2753.03K37.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3344892 fatcat:c4rpeq4htrftzolrmjhzpxtyia

Grammatical Errors of Bilingual 1 Francophone Learners of English in the University of Yaounde I

Stéphane Céleste Piewo Sokeng
2014 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
Data for the study is the essay of 250 students of the 2013-2014 academic year were brought out through a general essay topic they were asked to write.  ...  These results showed that the teaching and learning of English writing skill of secondary students in Cameroonian primary and secondary schools need more reinforcement and development.  ...  After the train it is the bus and after a taxi. 24) My family and I like going at church on Christmas day.  ... 
doi:10.4304/tpls.4.9.1778-1785 fatcat:gvo6jvnc3ngrzmyxy3qrc3kmui

Optimising Stochastic Routing for Taxi Fleets with Model Enhanced Reinforcement Learning [article]

Shen Ren, Qianxiao Li, Liye Zhang, Zheng Qin, Bo Yang
2020 arXiv   pre-print
A model-based dispatch algorithm, a high performance model-free reinforcement learning based algorithm and a novel hybrid algorithm combining the benefits of both the top-down approach and the model-free  ...  road network and community-based Singapore road network with empirical demands, and our hybrid algorithm can significantly accelerate the model-free learner in the process of learning.  ...  Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not reflect the views of National Research Foundation, Singapore and the Land Transport  ... 
arXiv:2010.11738v1 fatcat:r5hbvo3fcjgsvphyejm4xk7f3u

A Sociocultural Perspective on Everyday Interactions Stressing Grammatical vs. Communicative Competence: The Case of Iranian Taxi-discussions

Hamidreza Dowlatabadi, Leyli Jorfi
2015 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
For this purpose, a case of Iranian taxi discussions is selected.  ...  The conversational codes are identified and the reason why a specific code occurred is provided according to the contexts of that taxi discussion (the context is provided by the narrator's detailed description  ...  This overlap is, of course, a case of objection. Here, the LMS, the TRP, as well as the TCU are all violated by the taxi driver. He is also successful in taking the floor from the passenger.  ... 
doi:10.17507/tpls.0508.15 fatcat:4wmsmukqffdizoutpl27pb7k5m

Study Abroad and Second Language Socialization

Oraib Mango
2015 Open Journal of Social Sciences  
Learners experienced a sense of empowerment and satisfaction at their ability to steer their learning and flourished when they could make their own choices in a supportive setting.  ...  The purpose of the study was to investigate college Arabic students' perceptions of their experience during a short-term summer study abroad program to Jordan.  ...  teachers-and their actions, and in the case of learners either enhance their learning of languages or prevent them from learning them" (Barcelos and Kalaja, 2011) [23] .  ... 
doi:10.4236/jss.2015.32021 fatcat:onlui3cxzrbehjmsjlyb4rgzvu

Is Cooperation a Maladaptive By-product of Social Learning? The Docility Hypothesis Reconsidered

Olivier Morin
2014 Biological Theory  
Docile altruism is unlikely to be an important aspect of human cooperation.  ...  The docility hypothesis holds that human social learning produces genuinely altruistic behaviors as a maladaptive by-product. This article examines five possible sources of such altruistic mistakes.  ...  Acknowledgments This paper was written while the author was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Cognitive Science Department of the Central European University in Budapest.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13752-014-0181-z fatcat:snqfl77f7vap5nbxvuylnglpm4

Evaluation of the Sudan School Certificate English Examiantions

Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek
2010 English Language Teaching  
High-quality examinations are means of evaluation that can help teachers modify their teaching techniques, as well as helping learners adjust their learning strategies.  ...  Examinations -among other things -are tools of quality control by which we can measure the attainment of the national educational goals.  ...  Suddenly, the taxi driver slowed down to talk with the driver of a truck • Is it the real picture that we want to see France and we want our young learners to see in their textbooks?  ... 
doi:10.5539/elt.v3n2p37 fatcat:e6ujecykxfcktga4piiybf4aae

Does Imitation Benefit Cue Order Learning?

Rocio Garcia-Retamero, Masanori Takezawa, Gerd Gigerenzer
2009 Experimental Psychology  
A clue to how people (as opposed to computers) solve this problem is social learning: By exchanging information with others, people can learn which cues are relevant and the order in which they should  ...  By means of simulation, we demonstrate that imitate-the-best and imitate-themajority speed up individual learning, whereas a third social rule, the Borda rule, does not.  ...  Taxi drivers have to make up their minds quickly. Many report that in cases of doubt, they drive past people to assess them before pickup.  ... 
doi:10.1027/1618-3169.56.5.307 pmid:19447747 fatcat:hbqyahktmbdrtc4irrnw4gjo3u

Does Imitation Benefit Cue Order Learning? [chapter]

Rocio Garcia-Retamero, Masanori Takezawa, Gerd Gigerenzer
2011 Heuristics  
A clue to how people (as opposed to computers) solve this problem is social learning: By exchanging information with others, people can learn which cues are relevant and the order in which they should  ...  By means of simulation, we demonstrate that imitate-the-best and imitate-themajority speed up individual learning, whereas a third social rule, the Borda rule, does not.  ...  Taxi drivers have to make up their minds quickly. Many report that in cases of doubt, they drive past people to assess them before pickup.  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744282.003.0021 fatcat:z2lkjv2fjvemniipj37lsdscqa

Meeting the Other in Literature and ELT through the Critical Analysis of a Short Story

Barbara Cortat Simoneli, Kyria Rebeca Finardi
2020 Studies in English Language Teaching  
The methodology is qualitative and based on Content/Discourse Analysis linking the themes addressed in the story to the literature review that includes the role of English, the contact of languages and  ...  The study concludes that the views found in the story may be representative of many hegemonic, prejudice views of cultures and languages found in pedagogical practices around the world and as such contributes  ...  In the short story, one of the purposes of the students and the taxi drivers to learn English was to interact with NSs of English.  ... 
doi:10.22158/selt.v8n2p1 fatcat:4yurw3jpqjdulocjsj7bvxlpnm

Research in Higher Education, Learning and Administration IQAC 2019

Dr.P S Aithal, Dr.Laveena D Mellow
2019 Zenodo  
Taxi drivers are under a lot of stress during their shift being a taxi cab driver sounds like an easy gig.  ...  the taxi drivers for ensuring better hospitality and services from them. 3) Awareness among the taxi drivers should be created so that they can develop a friendly and humane approach towards the customers  ...  The learner-centered perspective begins with a focus on knowing and understanding each learner in the context of a deep understanding of the learning process itself.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3516884 fatcat:2uaoir5exve2vjtvmwncxwimra

Exploring the Learning Potential of Acoustic Design in 3D Virtual Environments

Liz Falconer, Julian Green
2015 Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal  
A good example occurs in Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1975) when the protagonist Travis Bickle drops an effervescent tablet into his glass of water.  ...  The 6 th category maps onto research case studies and specific learning research.  ... 
doi:10.20533/licej.2040.2589.2015.0243 fatcat:hf4rquuppbaidj34bdujwmtw6m

I'll See You On "Facebook": The Effects of Computer-Mediated Teacher Self-Disclosure on Student Motivation, Affective Learning, and Classroom Climate

Joseph P. Mazer, Richard E. Murphy, Cheri J. Simonds
2007 Communication education  
Información Importante La Universidad de La Sabana informa que el(los) autor(es) ha(n) autorizado a usuarios internos y externos de la institución a consultar el contenido de este documento a través del  ...  cita bibliográfica se le de crédito al documento y a su autor.  ...  Under this concept, the learning process is more individualized because learners are in charge of the choices and possibilities.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03634520601009710 fatcat:unn72ycocfhmho22cr3xklknpu
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