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Education & Training: :                     

 

Bachelor of Arts (First-Class Honors)

Major:           English        

Minor:          Linguistics

Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University

Bangkok, Thailand

 

Master of Arts, Linguistics and English Language Teaching

(Colombo Plan Scholarship)

Faculty of Arts, University of Leeds

Leeds, U.K.

 

Doctor of Philosophy

English as an International Language (International Program)

                            Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand                   

 

The 12-Hour MBA Program

Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Teacher Training and Development Course

The Bell Associate Schools

 

Job Position:                    Lecturer, Graduate School of English,

                                           Assumption University

 

Fields of Research Interests:    

-    Applied Linguistics

-    Second Language Acquisition

-    Pronunciation and Phonetics

-    English Public Speaking

-    English Grammar and Sentence Structure

-    Academic Writing

-    English Language Teaching

-    Research in Applied Linguistics

  

Research:                  

 

(1)       Peer Assistance Learning: Logistics and Effectiveness of Getting Seniors to Help Junior University Students

                                   

(2)       Language Learning Strategies of English Major Students in EFL Contexts

 

(3)       Acquisition of the English Article System by Thai Learners: An Analysis of Metalinguistic Knowledge in English Article Use

 

(4)       Raising Awareness of English Prosody among Thai Learners: A Case of First-Year English Major Students at Dhurakij Pundit University

 

(5)       Conceptualizations of Tense and Aspect in English among Thai Learners

 

 (6)      Variability of Pausing Patterns in English Read Speech among Thai Learners

 

(7)       Conceptualizing Noun Countability in Relation to English Articles

 

(8)       Second Language Learners’ Production of English /v/ Sound

 

(9)       The Effect of Stress and Thai Tones on Stress Placement in English Polysyllabic Loanwords among Thai Students in an English Major Program

 

Publication:       

 

(1)        Isarankura, S. (2007). The acquisition of English articles by Thai learners. In Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Natural Language Processing (SNLP 2007).

 

(2)       Isarankura, S. (2008). Metalinguistic knowledge in English article acquisition among Thai learners. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics (PAAL 2008).

 

(3)       Isarankura, S. (2009). Raising Awareness of English Prosody among Thai University Students. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics (PAAL 2009).

 

(4)       Isarankura, S. (2010). Time and Aspect Marking of English Tenses. In Proceedings of the 2010 KETA & ETAK International Joint Conference (ETAK 2010).

 

(5)       Isarankura, S. (2011). The Teachability and Learnability of English Prepositions. The Rhizome: Journal of Language Institute, Dhurakij Pundit University, April 2011.

 

(6)       Isarankura, S. (2011). Conceptualizations of Temporal and Aspectual References of English Tenses. InProceedings of the 2011 JACET 50th Commemorative International Convention (JACET 2011).

 

(7)       Isarankura, S. (2013). Variability of Pause Patterns in English Read Speech of  Thai EFL Learners. Journal of the Educational & Social Research, Special Issue, Vol. 3, No. 7, October 2013.

 

(8)       Isarankura, S. (2013). Syntactic Processing in Read-Aloud Performance of Second Language Learners. Journal of English Studies, Thammasat University, Vol. 8, June 2013.

 

(9)       Isarankura, S. (2013). Generic Articles: Exploring Theory and Usage. The Journal of Faculty of Applied Arts, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Vol. 6, No. 2, July-December 2013.

 

(10)      Isarankura, S. (2014). Second Language Learners’ Comprehension of Tense-Aspect Markers. Journal of Humanities, Naresuan University, Vol. 11, No. 1, January-April 2014.

 

(11)       Isarankura, S. (2014). Native Speakers’ Conceptualizations of Meanings of English Nouns in Count and Mass Contexts.Suddhiparitad Journal, Dhurakij Pundit University, Vol. 28, July-September, 2014

 

(12)      Isarankura, S. (2014). Second Language Learners’ Production of English /v/ Sound. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics (PAAL 2014).

 

(13)     Isarankura, S. (2015). Exploring Semantic Information in English Tense Markers. LEARN Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, Language Institute, Thammasat University.

 

(14)      Isarankura, S. (2015). Using the Audio-Articulation Method to Improve EFL Learners’ Pronunciation of the English /v/ Sound. Thammasat Review Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, July – December, 2015.

     

(15)      Isarankura, S. (2015). Exploring Theory and Usage of the Definite and Indefinite Articles.  Journal of Humanities, Naresuan University, Vol. 12, No. 2, May-August 2015.

 

(16)     Isarankura, S. (2015). Stress Placement in English Polysyllabic Loanwords among Thai Students in an English Major Program. In Proceedings of the International Academic Conference on Social Sciences (IACSS 2015).

 

(17)     Isarankura, S. (2016). Relationships between Thai EFL Learners’ Competence and Performance in Locating Stress on English Polysyllabic Loanwords. LEARN Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, Language Institute, Thammasat University. 

 

(18)     Isarankura, S. (2016). The Relationship between TOEIC Reading Scores and Achievement Scores in Reading Courses of an English Major Program. In Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Social Sciences, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies (RCSSHIS-2016).

 

Member of Editorial Review Board:

Peer-Review Journals:       

(1)   Foreign Language Learning and Teaching (FLLT) Journalof the Language Institute, Thammasat University

 

(2)  Thammasat Review Journal (Special Issue) of the Language Institute, Thammasat University

 

(3)  ดำรงวิชาการof Silpakorn University

 

(4)  LEARN Journal of the Language Institute, Thammasat University

 

 

Thesis Committee:       1. Master of Arts, English for Careers

                             Thammasat University (External Reader)

 

(1)   Anxiety in English Public Speaking among Thai EFL Undergraduate Students

 

(2)  Raising Awareness of English Intonation among Thai Bilingual Students

 

(3)  International Patients’ Satisfaction with Medical Interpreters’ Competence

 

(4)  A Corpus-Based Lexical Study of Distribution of New General Service List (NGSL) and Academic Word List (AWL) in Social Science Research Papers

 

2. Master of Arts, English as an International Language (EIL)

Chulalongkorn University (External Reader)

 

(1)   An Interlanguage Study of English Rhythmical Patterns in the Readings of Thai Learners and the Degree of Comprehensibility Judged by English Native Speakers and Thai English Teachers

 

3. Master of Arts, Department of Linguistics

Chulalongkorn University (External Reader)

 

(1)   A Metalinguistic Study of Spacing in Thai Writing by Japanese Students

 

(2)  A Metalinguistic Study in the Use of Thai Personal Pronouns by English L1 Learners

 

4. Master of Arts, Department of English

Buriram Rajabhat University

 

(1)   Effects of Task-Based Learning in English Tenses on Writing Proficiency of Grade 9 Students

 

(2)  The Implementation of Communicative Tasks on Oral English Communication Ability of Grade Nine Students

 

 

Advisor for Master Degree Independent Studies:

Master of Arts, English for Careers Thammasat University

 

(1)   A Survey of Awareness Towards English Pronunciation   Among MEC Students, Thammasat University

 

(2)  The Study of Thai EFL Learners’ Production of Polysyllabic English Word Stress

 

(3)  Pausing Patterns Preceding and Following ‘that’ in the ‘that-Noun Clauses

 

(4)  The Production of /v/ in English Words by Speakers with Different English-Language Experience

 

(5)  The Use of Phrasal Verbs in Conversational English among Thai Undergraduate Students in an English Major Program

 

(6)Second Language Learners’ Understanding of English Past Simple Tense and Present Perfect Tense