MATESL Theses

2020

Bulter-Auld, Hannah A., Literacy practices of Mexican and Ghanaian immigrant women with limited ESL literacy (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: limited literacy, low-literacy, literacy practices, immigrant investment model, New Literacy Studies, women, elderly, sociocultural, adult learners) 

Greenfield, Anita K., Polycentricity and agency in the construction of expatriate teacher identity and pedagogical practice (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: expatriate teacher, polycentricity, agency, identity)  

Hewage, Nalaka Saman, A study of the Illinois ESL textbook from the perspective of students and instructors (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: ESL Writing, Etextbooks, Etextbook features, students, instructors, satisfaction) 

Nierenhausen, Megan, Effective teaching characteristics as perceived by ESL students and instructors (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: perception, effective teaching) 

Veitch, Hillary Rose, Exploring ESL learner accent preference: a longitude study (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: English language teaching, pronunciation, learner preferences, learner perceptions accent, English as a lingua franca, native speaker norms) 

2019 

Ho, Eric Chen Pei, An exploration of the LAL development of pre-service ESL teachers through the processes of item writing (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: TESOL, Language Assessment, Language Teacher Development) 

Jia, Hanyu, A comparison of Chinese and American student academic email requests to faculty in higher education in the United States (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Email requests; pragmatics; discourse analysis; ESL learners) 

Kearfott, Hana Elise, EL LaunchPad: Creating a practical online resource for elementary teachers of English language learners from the educator perspective (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: EL teacher; ESL teacher; ELL teacher; EL resources; ESL resources; ELL resources; EL teacher website; ESL teacher website; ELL teacher website; elementary EL; elementary ESL; elementary ELL; elementary collaboration)

Shaw, Rebecca, Comparing the interpretation of text message punctuation by native and non-native English speakers (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: texting; ESL; text messaging; punctuation; linguistics)  

2018 

Almuhanna, Maryam, Exploring the emergence of an incipient English Pidgin in Kuwait: A continuum of bilingual behavior (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: pidgins; language contact; code-switching; language hybridity) 

Burkel, Alexander B., Comparing the effects of traditional and virtual reality enhanced task-based language instruction on Chinese L1-English L2 knowledge of phrasal verbs (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: VR; Virtual Reality; Phrasal Verb; Phrasal Verbs; PV. Technology; Teaching; L1; L2; English; Chinese) 

Harris, Hannah Elizabeth, Translingual students' dialogic influence on teacher centric pedagogies (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: writing studies; translingual; dialogic; dialogic teaching; pedagogy; higher education) 

Kim, Alexis, Colossal classroom adventure: Developing interactive fiction for English language learners (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: SLA; Second Language Acquisition; Reading; Extensive Reading; ESL; English as a Second Language; Interactive Fiction; IF; Games; Video Games; Educational Games; Gamification; Vocabulary Acquisition; Vocabulary; Inform 7) 

Latham, Erika M., Optimization through standardization: Investigating the efficacy of online peer review training for university ESL students (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Peer Review, Peer Feedback, ESL, English Composition; Second Language Writing, Formative Assessment, Assessment as Learning)

Rocheleau, Sebastian D.Y., The English IPA ear trainer (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: E-learning, Phonological Training, High Variability Phonetic Training, L2 Acquisition) 

Sims, Linda M., Teaching pronunciation as a volunteer ESL tutor: Determining needs and designing support (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Volunteer; Adult ESL Program; Pronunciation; Staff Development) 

2017 

Ho, Kallie-Jo, Experiences and perceptions of volunteer teachers and their adult refugee ELL students (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Refugees; Adult education; Volunteer teachers; Community-based English as a second language (ESL) program)  

Huang, Ruoyu, Does L1 transfer influence Chinese speakers' intuition of adjective ordering in English (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Adjective ordering; L1 influence; Universal grammar; Chinese English as a second language (ESL) learner) 

Kim, Kyeongsuk, Topic development in the English oral proficiency interview for international teaching assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: The English Proficiency Interview (EPI); International teaching assistant (ITA); Topic development; Conversation; Interview; Language assessment) 

Miszoglad, Eva, A contrastive analysis of individual ESL writing conferences: Theory, practice, and perceptions (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: English as a second language (ESL) writing; L2 individual conferences; Teacher-student interaction) 

2016

Abbott, Valerie J., A hybrid approach to reflection: An investigation of blogs and in-person meetings used to support pre-service teachers’ reflective practices (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: collaborative reflection; teacher training; hybrid reflection models)

2015 

Kierski, Julie Chang, A needs-analysis for international art students: Talk in critiques (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: English for Academic Purposes (EAP); English for Specific Purposes (ESP); Second Language (L2) needs-analysis; art critique; critique; praise; criticism) 

Kolumban, Kathleen H., Parent and teacher perspectives on Congolese students in the American education system (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Congolese; education; English as a Second Language (ESL)) 

Lin, Zhou, Impacts of cross-cultural contrastive rhetoric of academic writing in English and academic writing in students' L1s (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: cross-cultural contrastive rhetoric; English academic writing; academic writing in students' L1s; metacognition; use of connectives; use of dependent clauses) 

Park, Ki Chan, A needs analysis of English for Korean naval officers (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: English for Specific Purposes (ESP); English for Military Purposes; Naval English; Needs Analysis; Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT); A learning-centered approach to English for Specific Purposes (ESP)) 

2014 

Choi, Sea Hee, The effects of written corrective feedback on second language writing focused on the English articles system (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Written corrective feedback; Second language (L2) writing; error logs; implicit and explicit corrective feedback) 

Hill, Robert, Scientific laws and causality in the philosophy of second language acquisition: A neo-Aristotelian approach (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Second language acquisition; neo-Aristotelianism; philosophy of science) 

Jagusztyn, Ariel, Attitudes toward ESL use of corpora in second language writing courses and its effects on error-correction identification and learning by L2 learners of English (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: English as a Second Language (ESL); corpora; online learning; indirect feedback; Computer Assisted Language Learning; Grammar) 

Lambert, Leyla, Occurrence of plagiarism in the writing of international graduate business students and its detection by SafeAssign (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: English as a second language (ESL) writing; plagiarism; SafeAssign)  

Lee, Ji Eun, Raters' different judgments of intelligibility in the English placement test at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: English Placement Test (EPT); Language Testing; Intelligibility; Group oral format)  

Lloyd, Natalie, Perspectives on language teaching from a democratic school in Brazil (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: critical pedagogy; critical language pedagogy; democratic education; Brazil; language ideologies; English as a Foreign Language (EFL); teaching English as a Foreign language (TEFL); Parâmetros Curriculares Nacionais (PCN); methodology)  

2013 

Boyd, Ryan, The effects of interlocutors on student performance on constructed dialogue tasks assessing primary phrase stress production (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: testing; English placement testing; interlocutor; interlocutor effects; stress; primary phrase stress; intonation; primary phrase stress and intonation production) 

Kostenko, Olexandra, Adaptation of the EPT specification to a Ukrainian argumentative writing test within the contrastive rhetoric approach (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Argumentative writing; test specification; test adaptation; contrastive rhetoric; United States of America; Ukraine) 

Min, Kyung Eun, How grammar matters in NNS academic writing: the relationship between verb tense and aspect usage patterns and L2 writing proficiency in academic discourse (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: grammar teaching; non-native speaker usage patterns of English verb tense and aspect; L2 writing proficiency; academic discourse) 

2012 

Chung, Sun Joo, Portfolio assessment in ESL academic writing: Examining the effects of reflection in the writing process (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Portfolio Assessment; English as a Second Language (ESL); Writing Assessment; Teaching of English as a Second Language) 

2011 

David, Virginia, Nonnative speakers' communication strategies in word searches from a conversation analytic perspective (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: communication strategies; searching for words; conversation analysis; circumlocution; language switch; language expertise; language learning) 

Fitzpatrick, Shawn, Using task-based elicitation to measure effectiveness of counterfactual conditional instruction (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: counterfactual conditional; elicit; elicitation; illocutionary act; proof-by-contradiction; refusal; second conditional; task natural; task naturalness; task-based learning; task-based testing) 

Kokhan, Kateryna, TOEFL as a prediction tool for placement into ESL writing courses at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); English as a foreign or second language (ESL) placement; English Placement Test (EPT); self-reported versus official data; correlation) 

2010 

Ozsevik, Zekariya, The use of communicative language teaching (CLT): Turkish EFL teachers' perceived difficulties in implementing CLT in Turkey (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: English as a Foreign Language (EFL); Turkish; Communicative Language Teaching (CLT); Methodology; English as a Second Language (ESL); Turkey) 

Shalash, Dana, A conversation analytic examination of alignment and disalignment in broadcast political news interviews (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Conversation Analysis; political news interviews; political discourse; alignment; disalignment; question design; membership categorizations; code-switching; Arab; Israeli discourse; institutional talk; United Nations Media Stakeout) 

Xu, Jingru, An investigation of item "bounce" in a special grammar test (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Item bounce; Language testing) 

2009 

Awadallah, Nagham Faisal, A conversation analytic framework for Palestinian Arabic phone conversation openings (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Faivre, Susan Kay, ESL online, a curriculum project: How to wire students to today's educational grid using Second Life and other Internet resources (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Gabris, Lisa M., English opens doors: A portal to forgotten EFL teachers (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Huang, Ai-Ting, Probing into Chinese ESL learners' knowledge of English past tense morphology: Evidence from comprehension, production, and processing (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Kang, Yu-Kyung, Multiple-grounded apprehension: An investigation of foreign language writing test anxiety among Korean test takers (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

2008 

Chason, Lisa Ruth, English-language editing in a non-English-speaking environment: On being a freelance editor in Amsterdam, NL (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Kim, Soo Hyon, Noticeability of feedback: The effects of noticing in reformulation of second language writing (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Rouillon Calderon, Vanessa Isabel, Raters' assessment discourses and talks: A qualitative approach (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Yuldashev, Aziz, The incidental acquisition of formulaic sequences by second language learners (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

2007 

Fernandez, Julieta, The organization of one-on-one instant messaging between native speakers of English (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Mumm, Anita M., Give them what they need: A practical guide for tutoring adult ESL literacy students (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Putri, Noerhayati Ika, Analyzing preferred and dispreferred responses in four action sequences: Invitations, offers, requests, and apologies in some ESL textbooks used in Indonesia and/or other Southeast Asian countries (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

2006 

Chen, Chiao-Ling, Cross-cultural collaboration via message board for cultural understanding and language learning (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Chung, Yoo Ree, Interlocutor effects and the equivalence of a computer-mediated direct and semi-direct speaking test (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Ferrer Correa, Patricia, Activity type, medium of communication, and corrective feedback during online language exchange conversations (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Kim, Jung Sun, The role of visual presentation in explicit vocabulary instruction for learners of Japanese (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Li, Jinshu, Introducing audit trails to the world of language testing (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

Nurmukhamedov, Ulugbek Erkinovich, Feedback on ESL writings: Students' preference on different feedback modes (available in print, Illinois Library catalog).  

2005 

Amorim, Altamir Roberto Machado, An investigation of teachers' reactions to an in-service teacher education program based on reflection and action research (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Teachers; In-service Training; English Languages; Study and Teaching) 

Curry, Katy Sarah, Investigating the occurrence of learner-generated focus on form in the L2 classroom (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Language and Languages; Study and Teaching; Second Language Acquisition; Pragmatics) 

Hinton, Susan J., Business English for international graduate students: A survey of ESL 505 (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Business English; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers) 

Kim, Doe-Hyung, Finding feedback: An effective computer-assisted language learning feedback model for second language acquisition (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Second Language Acquisition; Computer-Assisted Instructions) 

Koh, Keun Hye, Korean English teachers' perceptions about teaching English through English (TETE) (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Korean (South)) 

Molle, Daniella, Teaching genre in the ESL service courses (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Rhetoric) 

Partin, Richard, Replication and analysis of the workshop EPT (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching (Higher); Foreign Speakers; Ability Testing) 

2004 

Altman, Amy Rachel, A place for journaling in the academic ESL classroom (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Diaries; Authorship; English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers) 

Bastos, Maria-Thereza Xavier, Developing a curriculum to include drama in ESL/EFL courses (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Drama in Education) 

Blackturn, Kathleen Marie, L2 English speakers' acquisition of the Compounding parameter (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Interlanguage; Second language Acquisition; English Language) 

Cho, Young Woo, Learner-generated focus on lexical form during task-based interaction (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Languages, Modern; Study and Teaching; Second Language Acquisition) 

Ferguson, Misty Michelle, Voices in ESL instruction: Inquiry to innovation (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Acquisition; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Educational innovation; Educational Anthropology) 

Lee, Dong Soon, Conversation analytic approach to communication strategies: Appeals in language learners' word searches (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Language; Discourse Analysis; Acquistion; Oral Communication) 

Mokhov-Alferova, Larisa B., Practical usefulness of the DEIL MATESL degree at UIUC for prospective TESOL professionals as perceived by the students and the faculty (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Division of English as an international Language; Study and Teaching; Foreign Speakers) 

Tubb, Cicily Dawn, Responding to response: An investigation of ESL writing revision practices in response to teacher feedback (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Rhetoric; Feedback) 

Walker, Primrose Elizabeth, A closer look at learner-centeredness (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Languages Modern; Study and Teaching; Learning, Psychology of; Classroom; Environment) 

2003 

Kim, Jung Tae, The computer-delivered ESL writing placement test at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Ability Testing; Illinois; Study and Teaching; Foreign Speakers; Educational tests and measurements; Design and Constructions) 

Lehman, Cheryl Lane, Action research as a novice teacher's tool for bringing about curricular innovation (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Students; Action Research in Education) 

Maclin, Margorie J., Researching the effects of reading for pleasure in English on adult ESL learners' acquisition of English (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Books and Reading; Second Language Acquisition) 

Mello, Katie Silene Ferreira de, An investigation of Washback at English private schools in Goiania-Go Brazil (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Brazil; Communicative Competence) 

Park, Hyun Min, Learning opportunities in free conversation: Availability of implicit negative feedback (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Second Language Acquisition; Feedback (Psychology); Conversation) 

Young, John Austin, Jr., Examining the impact of homework-based instruction on EFL learners' ability to predict English phrase rhythm (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Japan; Accents and Accentuations) 

2002 

Bersten, Suzanne Graham, Using conversation analysis to evaluate pre-sequences in invitation, offer, and request dialogues in ESL textbooks (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Conversation Analysis) 

Ferguson, Theresa Ann, Gender differences in the responses of ESL students to teacher feedback (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Composition and Exercises; Attitudes (Psychology); Sex differences in education) 

Galat, Areta Ulhana, Curricular innovations in an EFL program: A technology-enhanced task-based approach (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Study and Teaching; Brazil; Educational Innovation; Groupwork in Education) 

Jang, Eunice Eunhee, In search of folk fairness in language (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Language; Ability Testing; Test of English as a Foreign Language; Test Bias) 

Lopez Velasquez, Angela Maria, Belief change in ESL student teachers during a master's-level teaching practicum (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Teaching of English as a Second Language) 

Love, Julie Michelle, Re-evaluating English teaching, learning, and testing in China: The road to the new millennium (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching (higher); China) 

Silva Torres, Roberto Andres, The effects of hypermedia annotations on incidental vocabulary learning and reading comprehension (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Language and Languages; Study and Teaching; Reading Comprehension; Vocabulary; Spanish Languages; Foreign Speakers) 

Vacilotto, Silvana, Peer coaching as an effective tool in a teacher development program (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Japan) 

2001 

Ahn, Jeehae, From their own voices: Nonnative English speaker students' opportunities for practical teaching experience in an MA TESOL program (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers) 

Craig, Daniel Allen, Rater's perception of handwriting legibility and word-processing in L2 writing assessment (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Language and languages; Ability testing; English language; Writing; Ability testing; Rhetoric; Study and teaching (Higher))  

Lee, Kenton Alan, Focus and discourse stress (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Accents and accentuation; Sentences; English language; Study and teaching; Foreign speakers; Discourse analysis)  

Lopez Mendoza, Alexis A., Washback of the image (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Study and Teaching (Elementary); Foreign Speakers; Ability Testing; Illinois; Illinois Measure of Annual Growth of English) 

Pyo, Kyong Hyon, Nationality group differences in the ESL placement test and students' satisfaction over placement (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Ability Testing; Illinois; Test Bias) 

2000 

Hahn, Mary Katherine, An investigation of primary stress in spontaneous speech for pedagogical purposes (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Accents and Accentuations; Study and Teaching; Foreign Speakers) 

1999 

Steward, Stacia, An investigation of writing features which have predictive evidence of validity for EPT placement levels (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Language and Languages; Examination; English Languages; Ability Testing; Evaluation) 

1998 

Chan, Serene, 1997 as a turning point: Teacher attitudes towards recent changes in Hong Kong education (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; China; Hong Kong) 

1997 

Belyazid, Samia, Task-based language test specifications designed for an adult TEFL context in Morocco (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Study and Teaching; Foreign Speakers; Adult Education; Morocco; Competency based educational test; Examinations) 

Czerepak, Catherine Ann, The language of negotiations (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Discourse Analysis; English Languages; Business English; Business Communication; Intercultural Communication) 

Kang, Sungwoo, The effects of native language and learning experience on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign English as a Second Language placement test (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Second Language Acquisition; Ability Testing) 

Lai, Jennifer Chun-Ning, "Do you talk English?": A collocational analysis of "to speak" and "to talk" (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers) 

McCune, Eric Scott, An investigation of the reliability of L2 learners' grammaticality judgments (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Second Language Acquisition; English languages; Study and teaching; Grammar (Linguistics); Foreign Speakers) 

Nakajima, Yasuhiro, A perspective on the theoretical foundations and pedagogical applications in computer adaptive testing of second and foreign language writing proficiency (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Composition; Second Language Acquisition) 

Navarro Mata, Jacqueline M., Exploring the impact of the use of children's stories in the ESL classroom (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Study and Teaching (Primary); Foreign Speakers; Children's Stories; American) 

Shetzer, Heidi S., Critical reflection on the use of e-mail in teaching English as a second language (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Computer-Assisted instructions for foreign speakers; Study and Teaching; Intercultural communication; Electronic email system in Education) 

1996 

Ali, Nawal Hider, Translation versus direct composition: effects of first language on second language Arab writers (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Study and Teaching; Arabic Speakers; Translating into English; Rhetoric) 

Dori, Noriko, Japanese student's Romaji strategy when reading words in English as a new language (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Orthography and Spelling; Study and Teaching; Japanese Speakers; Writing) 

Dushku, Silvana, Issues in ELT aid project evaluation in Albania: A case study (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: British Council; Educational Assistance; British; Albania; Evaluation; English Languages; Study and Teaching)

Koyama, Yukie, Innovation in ELT at Japanese high schools: Discussing the assistant English teacher system (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Japan; Rhetoric) 

Liu, Su, Apology behavior: A comparison between native speakers of American English and Chinese English learners (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Study and teaching; Chinese Speakers; Communication Competence; Speech Acts (Linguistics); Social Aspects; Interlanguage) 

Wickline, Kathy Jo, Telecommunications and the second language classroom (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Communication in foreign language education; United States; Telecommunication in Education; Second Language Acquisition; Students Attitude) 

1995 

Cho, Dongwan, Structures of expectations in reading comprehension: A cross-cultural study (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Discourse Analysis; Reading Comprehension; Cross-Cultural Studies) 

Fackler, Yukari Ishizaka, Bringing native English speakers to English education in Japan: Problems and successes of the JET program (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Japan) 

Kimura, Noriko, Sequence of tenses in Japanese learners' English as a second language (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Japanese Speaker; Tense) 

Moen, Cheryl Elaine, Sensitive periods for second language acquisition?: Chinese-English bilinguals and voice-onset time (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Phonology; Comparative; Chinese Languages; Bilingualism in Children) 

Moriyama, Yasuyo, Construct validation of the United Nations Association Test of English (UNATE) Level A Test and its implications for further development of the test (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: United Nations Association Test of English; English Languages; Examinations; Study and Teaching; Japanese) 

Tseng, Miao-Fen, Invitations in American English and Mandarin Chinese (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English language; United States; Mandarin dialects -- Semantics; English language; Semantics; Ambiguity; English as an International Language; Speech acts (Linguistics))  

Williams, Portia Georgette, "I want a real native speaker!": When the teacher's race interferences with language learning in the ESL classroom (available online, IDEALS). 

1994 

Ishizuka, Mika, The effects of rhetorical organization in English and Japanese: Schema theoretic approach to second language reading (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Japanese Speaker) 

Koga, Hiroki, Text coherence and readers' knowledge-- A proposal of a dynamic coherence theory (available online, IDEALS). (Keywords: Reading Comprehension; English Languages; Study and Teaching; Foreign Speakers; Cohesion (Linguistics); Discourse Analysis)

Layng-Awasthi, Tracey D., Indian English fiction and the American reader: Non-native texts in the ESL classroom (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; India; Indic Fiction (English); 20th Century; History and Criticism) 

Li, Rongchang, How should online help be given in CALL--passively or actively? (available in print, Illinois Library catalog) (Keywords: French Languages; Computer-assisted Instructors; Language and Languages; Computer managed instruction) 

Nicholles, Jane, Multiculturalism, ideology and power in Canadian English language textbooks (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Canada; Foreign Speakers; Language and Culture; Multiculturalism) 

Ohira, Kazumi, Comparative analysis of backchannel behavior in Japanese and American telephone conversations (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Social Aspect; Japanese Languages; Intercultural communication; Social Aspect; Verbal Behavior) 

Schirra, Kathleen Noelle, An examination of the effectiveness of an oral communication apprehension reduction program in an ESL class for graduate students (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Spoken English; Speech Anxiety) 

1993 

Greene, Mary Carter, The relationship between ethnocentrism and achievement in beginning learners of French as a Foreign language (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English as an International Language) 

Mitchell, Lisa Ann, Acceptability of variation in nativized varieties of English: India as a case study (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Variation; Social Aspect; India) 

1992 

Berry, Anne Genevieve, Spanish and American turn-taking styles and the misinterpretation of each in cross-cultural conversations (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Communication; Cross-Cultural studies; Spanish Languages; Social Aspects; Intercultural Communication; Conversation; English Languages; Social Aspects) 

Hutchin, Julie Rose, An evaluation of innovative curriculum development (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Curriculum Planning; English languages; Educational Innovation; Acquisition; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers) 

1991 

Boudeguer Yerkovic, Maria Eugenia, An investigation of second language learners ability to resolve anaphora in texts (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Language; Anaphora; Acquisition; Foreign Speakers) 

Confrey, Theresa Catherine, Gender labels for adults (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Sexism in Languages; United States; English Languages; Sex differences) 

Huang, Fang, The analysis of English compositions written by Chinese and American students: A rhetorical perspective (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Study and Teaching; Rhetoric; Composition and Exercises) 

Kim, Ryonhee, A sensitive period for second language acquisition: A reaction-time study of grammaticality judgments of English by Korean-English bilinguals (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). 

Mir, Montserrat, The case of apology and its English use by native Spanish speakers (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Spanish Speakers) 

Shim, Rose Jinyoung, Sensitive periods for second language acquisition: A reaction time study of the syntactic processing of English by Korean-English bilinguals (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Korean Students; Foreign Speakers) 

Vavrus, Frances Katherine, The acquisition of English articles and irregular verbs by Korean children and adults (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Acquisition; Study and teaching; Korean Speakers; Age Factors; Article; Verb) 

1990 

Leimkuhler, Margaret Rose, Cohesive ties in the expository writing of adult Korean ESL subjects and native speakers of English (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Korean Speakers; Rhetoric) 

1988 

Buss, Carol Ann, Predicting the sound of ng: Five spelling-based pronunciation rules for use in the ESL/EFL classroom (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Pronunciation) 

Choi, Inn-Chull, The necessity of teaching English fast speech phenomena for better aural comprehension skills in the Korean context (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). 

Matsui, Hidechika, The Japanese and English passives: A contrastive study between the two constructions (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Grammar; Comparative; Japanese; Passive Voice) 

Sullivan-Tuncan, Susan L., A survey of the academic writing needs of ESL undergraduates at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Students; English Languages; Study and Teaching (Higher); Illinois; Foreign Speakers) 

1987 

AI-Rusan, Mohammed Mustafa, Nominal compounds in technical English and implications for teaching to Jordanian Servicemen (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Technical English; Nominal) 

Collins, Timothy G., Utilization of overgeneralization as a language acquisition strategy among learners of English as a second language (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Students; English Languages; Study and Teaching (Higher); Illinois; Foreign Speakers; Errors of Usage) 

Takahashi, Satomi, A contrastive study of indirectness exemplified in L1 directive speech acts performed by Americans and Japanese (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Languages; Study and Teaching; Japanese Speakers; Indirect courses) 

Yu, Ella Ozier, Text analysis of persuasive business writing: A sociolinguistic perspective (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Sociolinguistics; Business English) 

1986 

Furchan, Arief, The stress patterns and vowel quality of prefixed two-syllable nouns and suggested techniques for teaching them (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Accents and Accentuations) 

Hahn, Laura Diane, A study of second-language learners' knowledge of English derivational morphology (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywprds: English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers; Morphology) 

Kim, Youngho, Teaching the articles a, an and the to advanced EFL learners in Korea (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Korean (South); Korean Speakers; Article) 

Mills, Douglas Glen, Infinitival verb complementation: Theory and usage as a basis for pedagogy (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English Language; Verb; English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers) 

Qureshi, Margaret, The development and evaluation of listening/note-taking materials for ESL students (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Notetaking; English languages; Study and teaching; Foreign Speakers) 

Wible, David Scott, Attitudes of native speakers toward non-native speakers: The effect of perceived language proficiency (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Oral Communication; Psychological aspects; Social Aspects; Sociolinguistics) 

1985 

Abe, Yukiko, Japanese relative clauses: Processing strategies and perceptual difficulties (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Japanese Languages; Grammar) 

Choi, Yeon Hee, A study of acquisition of English grammatical morphemes by Korean speakers (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: English languages; Study and teaching; Korean Students; Foreign Speakers) 

Hatasa, Kazume, Sentence processing strategies of Japanese relative clauses (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Japanese Languages; Clauses; Sentences) 

Ikeda, Satoru, Code-mixing in speech and writing of educated young Japanese (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Japanese Languages; Code-Switching (Linguistics)) 

Matsuura, Hiroko, An analysis of the persuasion strategies used by Japanese and American business persons (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Intercultural Communication; Persuasion (Psychology); English Language; Business English) 

1984 

Reed, Bradly Ward, The Chinese passive: language function as an item of inter-lingual transfer in second language acquisition (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: Language Transfer; Language Acquisition) 

1983 

 

Burney, Marilyn Underwood, An assessment of the English skills needed for academic success at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea (available online, IDEALS). 

Chavanachat, Ponsawa N., The effect of explicitly and implicitly presented rhetorical functions on the comprehension of scientific discourse: A multitrait-multimethod construct validation study of EST reading Comprehensions (available online, IDEALS). 

 

Larson, Katherine E., English for academic purposes: A syllabus development project (available online, IDEALS). 

Moore, Angela Christine, A comparison of two forms of the processed difference in attitude questionnaire (available online, IDEALS). 

Mouaid, Fatima, Developing sociocultural awareness as part of the teaching of American literature to Moroccan students (available online, IDEALS). 

Moy, Janice Mantarian, The development of an oral production/listening comprehension course for the low elementary level of the intensive English institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (available online, IDEALS). 

Sepyrgioty, Maria, A case study evaluation of the English as a second language (ESL) 111 course (available in print, Illinois Library catalog). (Keywords: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Division of English as a Second Language; English language; Study and teaching; Foreign students)  

Silva, Anthony J., Teaching language functions: An analytic approach to the teaching English as a second language (available online, IDEALS). 

1982 

Eguchi, Hideki, A comparison of a fixed-ratio deletion procedure and a rational, increasing-ratio deletion procedure in cloze test (available online, IDEALS). 

1981 

Lin, Nien-Hsuan Jennifer, Developing Integrative language testing techniques: The graduated dictation and the copytest (available online, IDEALS). 

Boardman, Cynthia Ann, The copying mistake (available online, IDEALS). 

Smith, Stephen Michael, The use of theater arts in the teaching of English as a second language: Rationale and application (available online, IDEALS). 

1976 

Stock, Roberta, Some factors affecting the acquisition of a foreign language lexicon in the classroom (available online, IDEALS). 

Reutens, Mary, A study of vocabulary of 200 Malay-medium undergraduate students in the University of Malaya (Scholarly paper, not thesis)(available online, IDEALS).