The Language Teacher - Issue 33.2; February 2009

Volume: 33
Issue No. 2
Date of publication: February 2009
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The Language Teacher

Research in weblog pedagogy: Blogging and developing learner autonomy in a JFL context
by Atsushi Iida Indiana University of Pennsylvania

『学習指導要領』改訂プロセスにおける文部科学行政への問題提起 ――小学校における「外国語活動」導入の見地から――
by 木塚雅貴

So where are the working women? A discussion of gender roles in high school textbooks
by Fumie Togano, Hosei Daini High School

Book Reviews

My First Passport 1 & 2
by Tanja McCandie, Josei Gakuen

Career Development Corner

Go west young teacher: University teaching jobs in China
by Tracey-Ann Mayor Beijing University of Aeronautics andAstronautics

My Share

Administering recorded speaking tests quickly and easily
by Ben Shearon andJohn Wiltshier

Taking the classroom out of the student
by Jamar A. Miller, Fukuoka Institute of Technology


A report on the 6th Asian Youth Forum (AYF6)
by Kip Cates, AYF Chair (Tottori University, Japan)

A fistful of presentations: From spaghetti West Tokyo to organizing annual conferences
by Andy Boon, Toyo Gakuen University, JALT West Tokyo Program Chair, 4th Joint JALT Tokyo Conference Chair

TLT Wired

Video games for language learning
by Paul Daniels, Kochi University of Technology

Grassroots Outreach

Specialized ESL teaching for call centers in the Philippines
by James Ang Lu and Jenny Ang Lu

Old Grammarians

Sunday in the park with a pooper scooper
by Scott Gardner

Showcase & Member's Profile

Showcase: Innovating teaching in context: Asia
by Theron Muller and Steven Herder

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