The blended learning: English majors’ perception of its effects on their writing skills
By Huỳnh Thị Bích Phượng
With the ever-increasing development of technology, online teaching is more readily accepted as a viable component in teaching and learning, and blended learning, the combining of online and face-to-face learning, is becoming commonplace in many higher education institutions. Definitely, challenges cannot be denied; however, it has been suggested and deployed ...
The use of English stative verbs in the progressive aspect: Changes and recommendations for English grammar teaching
By Nguyen Thanh Thai
The present paper was to discuss how the use of the progressive forms with stative verbs has changed in present-day English and discuss what the teachers should do to deal with this issue in English grammar teaching. The discussion of the paper was based on theoretical framework of progressive aspect ...
The demand of learning English among office workers in Hanoi
By Lưu Hoàng Mai
Context: In the period of Vietnam, gradually developing industrialization and modernization.
Purpose: To research the needs of English language learning among office workers in Hanoi during the aforementioned period.
Methods: Using questionnaires on 120 employees at companies in Hanoi.
Results: Most respondents rarely use English at work. However, they still need to learn ...
Changes in Vietnamese language from globalization and localization
By Võ Kim Hà
The paper demonstrates the role of globalization and localization in the process of Vietnam’s interaction and integration with other cultures, causing changes in Vietnamese language. Globalization is defined as the free movement of goods, services and people of the worldwide scope across the borders of countries, resulted from the opening ...
Investigating the impact of using language games on vocabulary teaching at a foreign language center in Binh Duong province
By Nguyen Thanh Thai
The aim of this study was to explore the impact of using games in teaching vocabulary from the viewpoints of learners who already participated in language games. Through questionnaire, data for analysis were collected from 100 learners at a foreign language center in Binh Duong province. The results show that ...
Professional qualities of an effective English language teacher: as seen by Taiwanese university students
By Svetlana Timina
An effective teacher plays a crucial role in the process of learning English as a foreign language (EFL) when students’ opportunities to English exposure outside the classroom are limited. The aim of this study was to examine professional characteristics that an effective EFL teacher should have as perceived by Taiwanese ...
Applying morphology and contextual communication in learning English vocabulary
By Nguyễn Văn Hùng
In the trend of globalization and international integration of our country today, learning foreign languages in general and English in particular are aimed at achieving communication purposes. Therefore, learning the linguistic knowledge including vocabulary is also for the purpose of developing learners' communication skills. The non-majored English training for students ...
Semantic features of English collocations with the verb ‘make’ in international criminal documents: difficulties with, and sugges-tions for learning and translating
By Le Huong Hoa, Luong Duy Thanh
One of the most problematic areas for foreign language learning is collocation. It is often seen as a seemingly insurmountable obstacle to the attainment of native like fluency. The following study takes an approach as a linguistic one by analyzing semantic features of the English collocations with „make‟, which is ...
English language Errors in Academic writing: An analysis of English research papers of Thu Dau Mot University Journal of Science
By Assistant. Nguyen Thi Man
This research aims to describe English language errors in the scientific papers. The research data consists of 104 scientific articles that authors sent to Journal of Thu Dau Mot University. The quantitative method was applied in the form of frequency charts for each category of surface strategy taxonomy and comparative ...
Students’ difficulties in learning English for specific purpose grammar at the People’s Police University
By Lê Hương Hoa, Lê Quang Trúc
This study investigated grammatical difficulties encountered by students of the People’s Police University while learning grammar in ESP courses. The design included questionnaires to teachers and students, and classroom participant observations. The findings indicated that the student respondents only perceived four target features to be difficult to learn. The results ...