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The Language Teacher - Issue 21.1; January 1997

Volume: 21
Issue No. 1
Date of publication: January 1997
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Introduction

  • by Antony Cominos, Editor

Features

  • Can a Knowledge of Japanese Help our EFL Teaching? by John R. Yamamoto-Wilson
  • Teaching Speaking: Suggestions for the Classroom by Robert Sanborn Brown & Paul Nation
  • A Modified Version of Redundancia -- An Approach to Education in Intercultural Communication (In Japanese) by Muramatsu Mieko

Special features

  • TESTING: Test Purposes by Greta J. Gorsuch
  • CREATIVE COURSE DESIGN: A Syllabus for Teaching Cross-Cultural Communication by Steven L. Rosen
  • EDUCATIONAL INNOVATIONS: Teacher Portfolios for Evaluation: A Great Idea or a Waste of Time? by James Dean Brown & Kate Wolfe-Quintero
  • LANGUAGE TEACHING AND THE INTERNET: An Introduction to the World Wide Web by Tim Newfields & Steve McGuire

Readers' views

  • College Credit for High School Work? by Monty Vierra

My share

  • A Report: My Share Live! at JALT 96 by David Kluge
  • Katakana is not English by Sandra J. Smith
  • Whispers by Steven Templin

Undercover

  • Words Will Travel 1 & 2 reviewed by Robert Gee
  • The Newbury House Dictionary of American English: An Essential Reference for Learners of American English and Culture reviewed by Ron Grove
  • On the Write Track (2nd ed.) reviewed by Paul Binford
  • Getting Started in Public Speaking reviewed by Glenn D. Gagné
  • More Grammar Games: Cognitive, Affective and Movement Activities for EFL Students reviewed by Sean Bermingham
  • Marathon Mouth: A Cooperative Learning Book for Large Classes reviewed by Wilma Wilcox
  • Weaving It Together Book 2 reviewed by John Jones
  • OnLine: The Fast Route to Fluency reviewed by Errol MacDonald
  • Conducting Tracer Studies in Adult Language and Literacy Programs reviewed by Howard Doyle
  • Contrastive Rhetoric: Cross-cultural Aspects of Second-language Learning reviewed by Duncan Dixon
  • Family Album, U.S.A.: Classroom Video Course, Book 2 reviewed by Sandra Ishikawa
  • Culture Connection reviewed by Amy D. Yamashiro
  • Vocabulary, Semantics, and Language Education reviewed by Heather Bolichowski
  • Recently Received compiled by Julien Whitney

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Contents


The Language Teacher

Introduction
by Antony Cominos

Can a Knowledge of Japanese Help our EFL Teaching?
by John R. Yamamoto-Wilson, Sophia University

Teaching Speaking: Suggestions for the Classroom
by Robert Sanborn Brown & Paul Nation, Kyoto City University of Arts & Victoria University, Wellington

Test Purposes
by Greta J. Gorsuch Mejiro University

Creative Course Design: A Syllabus for Teaching Cross-Cultural Communication
by Steven L. Rosen, Hiroshima Women's University

Teacher Portfolios for Evaluation: A Great Idea or a Waste of Time?
by James Dean Brown & Kate Wolfe-Quintero, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

An Introduction to the World Wide Web
by Tim Newfields & Steve McGuire

College Credit for High School Work?
by Monty Vierra, Hsu Shan Electric, Taiwan

My Share

A Report: My Share Live! at JALT96
by David Kluge

Katakana is not English
by Sandra J. Smith, Hiroshima Suzugamine Women's College

Whispers
by Stephen Templin, Kakio High School, Kanagawa Prefecture

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