The Language Teacher - Issue 33.12; December 2009

Volume: 33
Issue No. 12
Date of publication: December 2009
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The Language Teacher

The ERJ to succeed: Extensive Reading SIG seminar at Kinki University Language Centre, July 5th 2009
by Myles Grogan, Momoyama Gakuin Daigaku

Conference report: IAPL 2009
by Eucharia Donnery, Kwansei Gakuin University & Yuka Kusanagi, Akita Prefectural University

Acting out: A one-year drama class to increase participation
by Michael I. Dailey, Kurume Institute of Technology

Ghostwritten textbooks
by James McCrostie, Daito Bunka University

Book Reviews

An A-Z of Common English Errors for Japanese Learners
by Mark Rebuck, Nagoya University

Career Development Corner

So you want to be a test examiner?
by Ben Lehtinen, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Advanced Technical Institute

My Share

A great icebreaker
by Annie Menard, Tokai University Shonan Campus

Simple psychology test
by BK Cottle, Rikkyo University


A finely-tuned machine
by Michele R. Steele, Gunma Prefectural Women’s University

TLT Wired

Building learner-generated vocabulary logs with Quizlet
by Henry Foster, Kyoto Tachibana University

Grassroots Outreach

Teaching about Japan in the U.S.
by David McMurray

Old Grammarians

An English speech contest judge’s closing remarks
by Scott Gardner

Showcase & Member's Profile

Showcase: Michi Saki

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