An Integrated Loop Model of Corrective Feedback and Oral English Learning: A Case of International Students in the United States

  • Eun Jeong (Esther) Lee Claflin University, South Carolina, United States
Keywords: Integrated corrective feedback loop, perceived oral English improvement, advanced-level adult ESL students, independent practice in L2 oral English learning

Abstract

The author in this study introduces an integrated corrective feedback (CF) loop to schematize the interplay between CF and independent practice in L2 oral English learning among advanced-level adult ESL students. The CF loop integrates insights from the Interaction, Output, and Noticing Hypotheses to show how CF can help or harm L2 learners’ English practice routines. This study used a mixed method design, and the data for the CF loop were collected via qualitative open-ended survey questions and a set of forty student interviews. In the aggregate, interviewees describe a similar practice pattern and learning process and learning trajectory using their teachers’ oral CF, and cite common themes and reasons for whether teachers’ oral CF works or not.

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Author Biography

Eun Jeong (Esther) Lee, Claflin University, South Carolina, United States

EUN JEONG (ESTHER) LEE, Ph.D., is the Director of the Intensive English Language Program and an Assistant Professor of English and Foreign Languages at Claflin University. Her specific research interests include corrective feedback, the affective elements of L2 pedagogy, emotion and learning, informal English conversations, ESL learning patterns, curriculum development, and ESL program management. 

Published
2018-07-01
How to Cite
Lee, E. J. (2018). An Integrated Loop Model of Corrective Feedback and Oral English Learning: A Case of International Students in the United States. Journal of International Students, 7(3), 581-600. Retrieved from https://www.ojed.org/index.php/jis/article/view/289
Section
Research Articles