Idiom maniac

A tool to foster Idiom learning among ESL learners

Tong Mei Ling, Melor Md Yunus

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Abstract

This paper presented a small-scale research in using Idiom Maniac board game; a tool to foster idiom learning among English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of utilising Idiom Maniac in enhancing learners’ learning of English idioms. The research was conducted in a rural secondary school in Sarawak, East Malaysia and 32 participants were selected using purposive sampling. Findings demonstrated that there was a significant improvement in students’ mastery of idioms knowledge after employing Idiom Maniac as their learning tool.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-73
Number of pages6
JournalAsian EFL Journal
Volume6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016

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rural school
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secondary school
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Idioms
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Mastery
Board Games
Learning English
English Idioms
Sarawak
Secondary School
Sampling
English as a Second Language

Keywords

  • Board game
  • EFL
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) learner
  • Flipped learning
  • Idiom Maniac
  • Idioms learning
  • Learning tool
  • Vietnam

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language

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Idiom maniac : A tool to foster Idiom learning among ESL learners. / Ling, Tong Mei; Md Yunus, Melor.

In: Asian EFL Journal, Vol. 6, 01.12.2016, p. 68-73.

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