The Language Teacher - Issue 33.10; October 2009

Volume: 33
Issue No. 10
Date of publication: October 2009
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Special Issue: A Taste of JALT2008

Excerpts from the Proceedings

  • The influence of task structure on oral accuracy - by Heien-kun Chiang, Feng-Ian Kuo and Hui-jun Chen
  • The biodirectional role of lexis in extensive reading - by Jennie Yguico Kern
  • The L1 in the L2 classroom: University EFL teacher perceptions - by Brian McMillan, Damian J. Rivers and Tony Cripps
  • El uso de la literatura en la clase de LE/L2 - by Maria del Mar Jorge de Sande
  • Discussing the Leader Method - by Liz Wade
  • Statistical analyses of imagined communities - by Yoshifumi Fukada
  • Elementary school students' beliefs about their EFL classes - by Ron Martin
  • Conceptual and lexical buildup in strategic oral production - by Chiaki Iwai
  • Future directions for willingness to communicate research - by Christopher Weaver
  • Literature circles for critical thinking in global issues classes - by Howard Brown


The Language Teacher

Taste of JALT2008: Excerpts from JALT2008 Conference Proceedings
by Heien-kun Chiang, Feng-lan Kuo, Hui-jun Chen, Jennie Yguico Kern, Brian McMillan, Damian Rivers, Tony Cripps, María del Mar Jorge de Sande, Liz Wade, Yoshifumi Fukada, Ron Martin, Chiaki Iwai, Christopher Weaver, and Howard Brown

Book Reviews

Working with English: Essential Communication Skills for Office Administration
by Mark Ombrello, Kyoto Notre Dame University

Career Development Corner

Retraction: Time for a new coat of paint on the Blacklist of Japanese Universities

My Share

Encouraging students to express themselves through debate
by Christopher Treadwell, Ueki-machi Lifelong Learning Center

Dialogical translation
by Chika Hayashi, School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK


Mix JALT and a “Seeker” and what do you get? Activation!
by Kent Hill, Ex-president, Wakayama Chapter

IATEFL 2009 report
by Theron Muller, Noah Learning Center

TLT Wired

Quick access to colleagues and ideas: Get started with Twitter
by Ted O’Neill, J. F. Oberlin University

Showcase & Member's Profile

Showcase Joanne Sato

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