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    A comparative study of attitudes toward learning Chinese as a foreign language of Grades 3-4 students at an International School in Samut Prakarn, Thailand 

    Chang, Ting-Jung; Suwattana Eamoraphan; Chayada Thanavisuth (2020)

    This study was conductedto investigate 63 Grade 3 and66 Grade 4 students’ attitudes toward learning Chinese as a foreign language (in terms ofaffective, behavioral and cognitive components) at an international school in academic year 2018-2019 in Samut Prakarn, Thailand. It was designed as a quantitative and comparative study. An adopted version of The Attitude toward Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language Questionnaireby Abidin,Pour-Mohammadiand Alzwari(2012)was used for data collection. The questionnaire included ...
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    Teachers' Attitudes towards Asian Students' English Accented Speech 

    Chayada Thanavisuth; Korakote Natiladdanon (2016-06)

    While previous research studies examining the students’ attitudes towards certain English varieties/accents are great in number, none of these studies was focused on how teachers perceived students’ foreign accented speech. Thus, the present study aimed to investigate how native and non-native English speaking teachers comprehended students’ accented speeches. Twelve teacher participants and three Asian students at an international university in Thailand participated in the study. The recorded speeches of three Asian students whose first languages ...