The Language Teacher - Issue 33.11; November 2009

Volume: 33
Issue No. 11
Date of publication: November 2009
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The Language Teacher

Testing a test: A near-native speaker’s attempt
by Okon Effiong、 Southampton University

Will the New English Curriculum for 2013 work?
by Tim Stewart、 Kyoto University

Event-based learning: The benefits of positive pressure
by George Higginbotham、 Hiroshima International Gakuin University

Book Reviews

Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: iBT 2nd Ed
by Daniel Dunkley, Aichi Gakuin University

JALT Focus

Behind the scenes at JALT2009
by Marcos Benevides

Career Development Corner

The JALT2009 International Conference: A unique opportunity forjob recruiters and seekers
by Douglas Meyer, JIC Coordinator

My Share

Classroom fairytales: Improving storytelling skills
by Steven Silsbee, Momoyama Gakuin

Increasing students’ oral communication through class video message boards
by William Collins and Dawn Michele Ruhl, Nagasaki University


JALT Junior: Not just for children’s teachers anymore
by Lesley Ito, BIG BOW English Lab

Continuing to build relationships with the Association for Japan Exchange and Teaching
by Rick Bales, Domestic Affairs Chair, and Sarah Louisa Birchley, Conference Program Chair 2009

TLT Wired

Take corpus linguistics into your own hands with the Compleat Lexical Tutor
by Peter Parise, Higashi Katsushika High School/ Matsudo High School

Grassroots Outreach

Study abroad at a Canadian island school
by Shizuka Obaru

Showcase & Member's Profile

Member’s Profile: Paul Dickinson

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