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ItemBusiness English students’ perceptions towards collaborative listening(Bangkok : Assumption University Press, 2022) Namon Jirasataporn ; Parinun Permpoonsap ; Arisara NgamsomjitThe purpose of this research study was to examine the perceptions of EFL Business English students towards collaborative English listening in Listening and Speaking course in an international university in Thailand. Sixty-three undergraduate students participated in the survey research utilizing questionnaires for data collection. Teacher’s observation was also conducted for more insightful analysis. The findings revealed that the students’ perceptions towards the usefulness of collaborative listening were at a high level, which benefited them academically and socially. Not only did collaborative listening yield better results than listening individually, but also helped promote their interactions which resulted in more motivation in learning. Apart from providing an insight into students’ perceptions towards collaborative listening, the findings concluded with pedagogical implications for EFL teachers to integrate more of collaborative listening approach into their instruction to promote interaction among students especially during this time of pandemic where online classes are being conducted widely.
ItemCorpus Stylistics & Business Ethics: “Do The Executives Really Mean What They Say?( 2015-12) Namon JirasatapornNowadays, when everything ‘seems’ to be all about business; the word ‘business’ itself has inevitably connoted with unpleasant terms like ‘competition’ and ‘politics’. Together with that arise the issues of ‘trust’ and ‘ethics’. Can we believe what we see or hear? This paper looks into the style and analysis of business correspondence, particularly resignation letters. When a high-ranking executives leaves a company, the two standard phrases used as a face-saving measure for an executive or company in trouble are: “spending more time with family”; and “pursuing other interests” (Hefner, 2006). However, the recent resignation announcement of Google’s CFO, Patrick Pichette, has brought about a phenomenon in business world since it was regarded as “most unconventional leaving notice”. By using the real letters, authentic materials, which are designed for native speakers, will then become prominent in learning and teaching of writing skill, while at the same time integrate reading practice as well through the use of up-to-date happenings rather that textbooks conventionally.
ItemScaffolding students' critical reading ability through appraisal theory(Bangkok : Assumption University, 2018) Namon Jirasataporn