The LEC-Journal / Universidad Central Issue 1

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Humorous Acts and Foreign Language Proficiency
Cristina A. Iturriaga
Gerardo C. Toledo
Universidad de Chile
Humorous Acts and Foreign Language Profi
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Differences between ELT textbooks and English language corpora: A quick look into the Chilean context
William A. Godoy de la Rosa
University of Nottingham
Differences between ELT textbooks and En
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Alternative Evaluation of a Traditional Oral Skill Assessment Tool in an English Teaching Program
Andrea Lizasoain C.
Amalia Ortiz de Zárate F.
Universidad Austral de Chile
Alternative Evaluation of a Traditional
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Technologies for 21st Century Learning: Creating conditions for implementing sustained change in institutions of higher education in Chile
Paula Charbonneau-Gowdy, PhD
Universidad Andres Bello
Technologies for 21st Century Learning (
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Toward Self-Reliance: Reflections on the State of Our Educational System
Héctor Magaña
Universidad Andrés Bello
Toward Self-reliance (Web Version pp.51-
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El Conflicto Interno de George Orwell en Burmese Days
Bárbara Fernández Melleda
Universidad de Chile
El Conflicto Interno de George Orwell en
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The LEC-Journal / Universidad Central Issue 2

Chile and its recent migration flows in a globalized world. Are we actually pulling or pushing population?
Claudio Arraño Santibáñez. Ms ©
Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Chile and its recent migration flows_fin
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Análisis crítico del discurso: una discusión sobre su relevancia.
Violeta Cautín-Epifani
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
Análisis del discurso una discusión sobr
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Sink or Swim: Surviving the First Years of Language Instruction.
Gloria Romero, PhD ©
University of Ottawa
Sink or Swim_ Surviving the First Years
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The LEC-Journal / Universidad Central Issue 3

Improving performance in interaction tasks by implementing effective feedback strategies and task repetition
Benjamín Esteban Cárcamo Morales
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
Improving performance in interaction tas
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The English level as a foreign language in 203 students (in the areas of economy, health, education and engineering) who form part of 9 undergraduate programmes, at Bío-Bío University in Chillán
Claudia Anabalón
Florencia Casanova
Sandra Molina
Universidad del Bío-Bío, Sede Chillán
The English Level as a Foreign Language
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Dealing with phonotactic interference in native Spanish speakers students of English as a foreign language, an action research
Matías Villarroel
Universidad Santo Tomás
Dealing with Phonotactic Interference in
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Anxiety in English oral test performance
Erick Aravena
Juan Luis Castro
Oriana Gedda
Raquel Peñaloza
Anxiety in English oral test performance
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Telling Tales: Testing a new model of literacy development using e-readers in teacher education in Chile
Dr. Paula Charbonneau-Gowdy
Universidad Andrés Bello
Telling Tales -Testing a new model of li
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What’s up with the accents of English? Accents as a teaching opportunity in the EFL classroom
José Luis Poblete Bravo
University of Santiago (USACH)
Universidad de Ciencias de la Informática (UCINF)
Accents as a Teaching Opportunity in the
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Using technological devices in the Chilean classroom to motivate young adult learners to learn English in UST Santiago: A case study
Valeria Torres Pérez
Universidad Santo Tomás
Using Technological Devices in the Chile
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A study of the perception of a teaching strategy based on learning by teaching denominated “Learner-to-Learner Unit Review”
Eduardo A. González-Acevedo
A Study of the Perception of a Teaching
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High school diploma center students and teachers debate over the EFL curriculum
Claudia Evelyn Estrada
José Gabriel Brauchy
Universidad Andrés Bello
High School Diploma Center students and
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