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Pages: 8447-8453
Publication year: 2017
ISBN: 978-84-617-8491-2
ISSN: 2340-1079
doi: 10.21125/inted.2017.1995

Conference name: 11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 6-8 March, 2017
Location: Valencia, Spain

SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION THROUGH A COMMUNICATION STUDY OF HOW EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY OF TIRANA STUDENTS ACQUIRE THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

V. Kadiu, T. Treska

European University of Tirana (ALBANIA)
The aim of this study is to identify what do students of the European University of Tirana think is the best way to learn English and how do professors deal with speaking during the lesson. In order to do so, information about language acquisition in general, second language acquisition and speaking skill acquisition in particular were accounted for and discussed. A study was carried out at European University of Tirana. The sample was students of Public Relations and Communication in Bachelor degree and Professors of English Language. The sample is 104 people:100 students and 4 professors. The instruments used to gather the information were questionnaire with students and semi-structured interviews with professors. It was use descriptive analyses to analyse the data. The result of this study shows that students think they learn English best through communication. They feel more comfortable when they discuss within the classroom. The professors deal actively with speaking exercises in English and believe that it is an important part of second language acquisition.
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author = {Kadiu, V. and Treska, T.},
title = {SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION THROUGH A COMMUNICATION STUDY OF HOW EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY OF TIRANA STUDENTS ACQUIRE THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE},
series = {11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference},
booktitle = {INTED2017 Proceedings},
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doi = {10.21125/inted.2017.1995},
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V. Kadiu, T. Treska (2017) SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION THROUGH A COMMUNICATION STUDY OF HOW EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY OF TIRANA STUDENTS ACQUIRE THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, INTED2017 Proceedings, pp. 8447-8453.
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