David Lasagabaster

List of John Benjamins publications for which David Lasagabaster plays a role.

Journal

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Motivation and Foreign Language Learning: From theory to practice

Edited by David Lasagabaster, Aintzane Doiz and Juan Manuel Sierra

[Language Learning & Language Teaching, 40] 2014. viii, 190 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language teaching

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This paper focuses on lecturers’ preparedness to teach EMI courses. Although many higher education institutions worldwide have rushed to jump on the EMI bandwagon, a strikingly low percentage of them have deemed it necessary to organise pre-service or in-service courses to help practitioners tackle… read more | Article
La práctica de la lengua meta mediante las destrezas productivas lleva al aprendiz a elaborar hipótesis. Aquí, la evaluación y la retroalimentación fomentan el aprendizaje autónomo partiendo de los propios errores, lo que supone una fuente de motivación. En este estudio empírico se realizó una… read more | Article
Content and language integrated learning (CLIL) programmes have recently gained momentum in many European countries in the belief that students will significantly improve their foreign language proficiency while content learning is not negatively affected. Based on a longitudinal qualitative… read more | Article
Commentary on: Rumlich, D. (2017). CLIL theory and empirical reality – Two sides of the same coin? A quantitative-longitudinal evaluation of general EFL proficiency and affective-motivational dispositions in CLIL students at German secondary schools. Journal of Immersion and Content-Based Language… read more | Article
The L1’s role in the foreign language classroom has always been fraught with controversy due to the dominance of the target language only principle. This chapter analyses this issue by letting teachers have their say, sharing their teaching experiences and reflecting upon how they use the L1 and L2… read more | Article
The relatively recent phenomenon of the internationalisation of higher education (HE) in European non-English-speaking universities has resulted in more linguistically diverse student bodies and has forced universities in bilingual territories to reconsider their language policies. In this paper,… read more | Article
Doiz, Aintzane, David Lasagabaster and Juan Manuel Sierra 2014 Giving voice to the students: What (de)motivates them in CLIL classes?Motivation and Foreign Language Learning: From theory to practice, Lasagabaster, David, Aintzane Doiz and Juan Manuel Sierra (eds.), pp. 117–138
As a result of the widespread implementation of the CLIL approach in the educational system across European countries, research on its effects has become a much debated topic. Yet there is a dearth of studies on the role of motivation in CLIL. Many studies on motivation have focused on why students… read more | Article
Doiz, Aintzane, David Lasagabaster and Juan Manuel Sierra 2014 Motivation: Making connections between theory and practiceMotivation and Foreign Language Learning: From theory to practice, Lasagabaster, David, Aintzane Doiz and Juan Manuel Sierra (eds.), pp. 177–183
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Lasagabaster, David, Aintzane Doiz and Juan Manuel Sierra 2014 IntroductionMotivation and Foreign Language Learning: From theory to practice, Lasagabaster, David, Aintzane Doiz and Juan Manuel Sierra (eds.), pp. 1–5
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Linguistic and cultural diversity is becoming an inherent feature of most schools in Europe. This is specially so in contexts such as the Basque Autonomous Community in Spain, where the presence of two official languages (Basque and Spanish) is complemented by the early teaching of English, which… read more | Article
A small number of studies have been pubished which examine the native speaker teacher (NST) versus non-native speaker teacher (NNST) debate. However, almost all of them are concerned with teachers’ opinions, whereas this paper considers the question from the point of view of the student, a… read more | Article
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