The Language Teacher - Issue 21.11; November 1997

Volume: 21
Issue No. 11
Date of publication: November 1997
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Introduction

  • by Jim Swan and Sandra J. Smith, Special Issue Editors

Special issue features

  • Integrating Study Abroad Students into the University Community by Denise Drake
  • Overview of a Study Abroad Course by Kathleen L. Geis and Fukushima Chitsuko
  • Incorporating Distance Education in a Study Abroad Program by Katharine Isbell
  • Returning Home after Studying Abroad by Heather Jones
  • Effects of a Study Abroad Program on Second Language Acquisition (in Japanese) by Asai Katsuko

Features

  • Report on a Lecture by Dr. Stephen J. Gaies: "Philosophical and Historical Foundations of ELT in Japan" by Yoko Sabatini, Matsumura Yuko, and Tamura Yasuko
  • Creating a Positive Communication Climate: Perceptual Variations in Critique by Kobayashi Junko
  • Introducing Group Work to Japanese Writing Classes: The Effect on Accuracy in Sentence-Level Translation Exercises by Muramatsu Mieko

Opinions & perspectives

  • Final Thoughts on NLP by Bruce W. Davidson
  • Cultivating Teachers' Attitudes Toward Learning About Teaching by Ian Nakamura

Conference reports

  • IATEFL'97 in Brighton, England by Kip Cates
  • JALT TESOL 97 Representative (Alternate) Report by Thom Simmons
  • American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Conference by S. Kathleen Kitao and Kenji Kitao

My share

  • Homestay Preparation: The Clear File by Joyce Roth

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  • Words at Work: Vocabulary Development for Business English reviewed by Steffen Eckart
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Contents


The Language Teacher

Introduction to the special issue on Study Abroad
by Jim Swan and Sandra J. Smith

Integrating Study Abroad Students into the University Community
by Denise Drake, Kitakyushu University

Overview of a Study Abroad
by Kathleen L. Geis & Fukushima, Chitsuko Niigata Women's College

Incorporating Distance Education in a Study Abroad Program
by Katharine Isbell, Miyazaki International College

Returning Home after Studying Abroad
by Heather Jones Canadian International College

Report on a Lecture by Dr. Stephen J. Gaies:"Philosophical and Historical Foundations of ELT in Japan"
by Yoko Sabatini, Yuko Matsumura and Yasuko Tamura, The Kyoto Center for Japanese Linguistic Studies, Kyoto Tachibana Women's College and Baika Junior College

Creating a Positive Communication Climate: Perceptual Variations in Critique
by Junko Kobayashi

Final Thoughts on NLP
by Bruce W. Davidson, Hokusei Gakuen University

Cultivating Teachers Attitude Towards Learning About Teaching
by Ian Nakamura

IATEFL'97 in Brighton, England
by Kip Cates, 1997 JALT Representative to IATEFL

JALT TESOL 97 Representative (Alternate) Report
by Thom Simmons

American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Conference
by S. Kathleen Kitao and Kenji Kitao, Doshisha Women's College and Doshisha University

My Share

Homestay Preparation: The Clear File
by Joyce Roth, Seian Girls' High School Kyoto

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