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    AU Student Golfer Achives the 2nd Runner Up in Bangchak Junior Golf Classic 2021 

    Assumption University. Theodore Maria School of Arts (2021-06-19)
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    Virtual AU School Mentoring 2021 by Theodore Maria School of Arts 

    Assumption University. Theodore Maria School of Arts (2021-05-25)
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    Arts AU Shining Brightly in One Arts Undergraduate Symposium 2021 

    Assumption University. Theodore Maria School of Arts (2021-04-21)
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    AU Students Honored with Prestigious World Peace Ethics Awards 

    Assumption University. Theodore Maria School of Arts; Assumption University. Louis Nobiron School of Music; Assumption University. Vincent Mary School of Engineering (2021-04-01)
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    AU Student Achieves "Golf Championship" of TJDT TOUR (Tournament) 

    Assumption University. Theodore Maria School of Arts (2021-03-22)
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    AU Students Distinguish Themselves with Top Honors at “Ambassadors for a Day Contest” to Celebrate “International Women’s Day 2021” 

    Assumption University. Theodore Maria School of Arts; Assumption University. Bernadette de Lourdes School of Nursing Science (2021-03-05)
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    Teachers’ conceptions of the CLT approach in English language education 

    Sureepong Phothongsunan (2020)

    The communicative language teaching (CLT) approach and its fundamental principles, including learning to communicate through interaction and engagement, are generally upheld by theories in the area of second language acquisition even though by and large implementing CLT is to some degree difficult and ineffective in many ESL (English as a second language) and EFL (English as a foreign language) contexts. This action research is undertaken to assist a small group of Thai EFL school teachers in developing and implementing context-sensitive CLT th...
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    Learning English of Thai tertiary students: from learners’ recounts and experiences 

    Sureepong Phothongsunan (2017)

    This study investigates English learning as experienced and perceived by Thai university students majoring in Business English. Taking a social perspective of language learning and by adopting an interpretive research inquiry, this study aims to broaden research into second language learning by exploring the learners’ views of learning English in the classroom and within the wider social context of university. 293 students participated in the study. A questionnaire survey and focus group interviews were the forms of data collection. Findings f...
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    EFL motivation through Vision: role-plays, narratives, projects and reading tasks 

    Sureepong Phothongsunan (2016)

    This paper looks into some interactive, proposed ways in helping an EFL learner to develop an identity as an EFL learner in learning English to achieve language learning goals. First, vision theory is discussed, reflecting on the increased importance of envisioning oneself to create a self-image for the EFL learner in order to enable, acknowledge and enjoy his/her EFL identity. The second part presents the use of how conscious role-plays can make a difference in terms of shaping one identity. The next part supports the interlinking of image ...
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    Delving into international students' attitudes to NESTs and NNESTs 

    Sureepong Phothongsunan (2017)

    This study examined the attitudes of international students at university level towards native English-speaking teachers (NESTs) and non-native English speaking teachers (NNESTs) in a Thai context. It also explored how the attitudes held towards these two groups of teachers shaped the participants’ learning practices and motivation to learn English. Two research instruments; the open-ended questionnaire and the semi-structured interview were employed for this study. The questionnaire administered with 31 participants was the primary data collec...
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    Perceiving native English speaking teachers: EFL university students’ perspectives 

    Sureepong Phothongsunan (2017)

    To allude to the ‘native speaker’ concept and investigate the native speaker effects, this research looks into the perceptions of 25 Thai EFL university students towards native English speaking teachers. How native English speaking teachers influence the participants’ learning behaviours and motivation to learn English are also perceptually reported. Two research instruments, the survey questionnaire and the semi-structured interview, are employed for this study. The findings indicate overall positive perceptions towards native Engl...
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    EFL university teachers' professional development in the Thai context 

    Sureepong Phothongsunan (2018)

    This study aims to explore the perceptions of 30 English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers serving in public universities in Thailand regarding needs, challenges and quality of teacher career development in their universities. A questionnaire and an interview are employed to gather data. According to the teacher development programs offered, all universities served by the participants provide prospects for teachers to have further in-service education. In relation to professional development, nearly all participants point out a s...
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    Revisiting English learning in Thai schools: why learners matter 

    Sureepong Phothongsunan (2019)

    Given the increased prominence of English as a language for international communication, a question arises whether to what extent Thai school students are equipped with adequate English proficiency to be viable and intelligible in their actual use of English. In this paper, instead of simply calling attention to new English teaching methods and possibly unique types of teachers, the writer argues that what may be in need concerns the ways learners of English are perceived and the way English learning is understood. It is therefore suggested th...
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    Thai university academics’ challenges of writing for publication in English 

    Sureepong Phothongsunan (2016)

    This study examines challenges faced by Thai university lecturers with regards to publishing their academic works in English. 18 academics from two university settings in Thailand were involved in this investigation. The interviews were used to understand the lecturers’ perceptions of the issues in writing for scholarly publication in the English language. Particularly, the aim of the research sought to discover what hindrances Thai university academics experienced and how they handled them. In addition, their needs for successful publishin...
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