Volume 17, Issue 2 : June 2015 Quarterly Journal Download Full PDF Main Articles Foreword by Wen-Chi Vivian Wu Sayyah Al-Ahmad & Rasheed S. Al-Jarrah. The Impact of Direct Corrective Feedback Type on the Linguistic Accuracy of EFL Students’ Writing Pino Cutrone. Examining Potential Sources of Miscommunication between Japan and the West: Using Grice to Bridge the Sociolinguistic Gap for Japanese […]
2015 Volume 17, Issue 1 : March 2015 Quarterly Journal Download Full PDF Main Articles Lichung Yang. Using Picture Books with School Children in Taiwan’s EFL Classrooms Rachael Ruegg. Student Uptake of Teacher Written Feedback on Writing Asfia Khan and Rahma Al-Mahrooqi. Foreign Language Communication Anxiety (FLCA) among Tertiary Level Omani EFL Learners Kadriye Dilek Akpınar, Asuman Aşık […]
2014 Volume 16, Issue 4 : December 2014 Quarterly Journal Download Full PDF Articles Book Reviews Codeswitching in University English-Medium Classes: Asian Perspectives Edited by Roger Barnard and James McLellan Reviewed by Anna Husson Isozaki Technology Enhanced Language Learning: Connecting Theory and Practice Aisha Walker and Goodith White Reviewed by Darío Luis Banegas Volume 16, Issue 3 : September 2014 Quarterly […]
I Wy. Dirgeyasa and Khairil Ansari
The Study of Needs Analysis of Tourism Topics and English Linguistic Features through Local-based Needs at the Golden Triangle Tourism Destination in North Sumatra Province Indonesia
Nour El Imane Badjadi
A Meta-ethnography of Task Representation in Second Language Reading-to-write
Saidna Zulfiqar bin Tahir
Multilingual Behavior of Pesantren IMMIM Students in Makassar
The Attitudes of Teachers and Students of EFL Classes toward English Teaching and Learning Using Games and Pictures in Rural and Disadvantaged Schools in Indonesia: A Case Study
Attitudes toward Autonomy in Learning English: A Case in Cenderawasih University Papua, Indonesia
Percival Santos. Hypothesis Testing as Courtroom Trial: Using Metaphor to Teach Research Paper Writing
Nina I. Adriano, Noel T. Franco, Jr., Maria Fe Cortez, and Juliana Lacerna. The Implication of ASEAN Integration on College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Members: Issues and Challenges
Thi Thu Hien Trinh. Integrating Culture into English Classrooms: Suggested Teaching Techniques for Vietnamese Tertiary Teachers
Roger Nunn, Tanju Deveci, Hussain El Samani Brima Salih. Phenomenological Views of the Development of Critical Argumentation in Learners’ Discourse
Yunlong Liu. The Use of Listening Comprehension Strategies to Recall on TOEFL: The Case of Chinese and Japanese Successful and Less Successful Listeners
1. Mojgan Roustaei. Reading anxiety and its relation to reading proficiency, reading strategy, and gender: The case of Iranian EFL learners
2. Priyanka Shailat, Varun Uthappa, and Brajesh Priyadarshi. Are vowels important to second language readers of English?
3. Matthew Robert Ferguson. Learn by yourself together: Getting Thai students in the door for self-access language learning
4. Listyani M. Hum. Reading to learn: Integrated reading and writing to teach academic writing course
Contemporary roles of foreign English teachers in Japanese public secondary schools: An exploratory study
This study discusses the roles of Native English Speaking Teachers (NESTs) in contemporary Japanese society through existing literature, and the results from questionnaires. Ever since the largest wave of NESTs started to work in Japanese public secondary schools in 1987 their roles have never been satisfactorily specified. NESTs are officially employed to offer students opportunity to improve their communicative ability. However, their roles are shaped by complex professional and societal factors.
Despite having the highest rates of suicide in the OECD and huge disparities in income, the recent recognition of South Korea as an advanced industrial country has been widely heralded as cementing proof of the success of globalization policies in the wake of Korea’s division and destruction during the Korean War. Rising with South Korea’s economic success has been a strong push to make English a major part of South Korea’s educational curriculum. Exams testing for English proficiency are now required in order to apply for work or study at South Korean governmental agencies, companies, universities, and selective secondary schools.
There are increasing pressures in schools in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to enact change, and the academic literature has shown that transformational leadership is positively associated with school leaders’ effectiveness at implementing reforms. The purpose of this study was to determine the degree to which school principals in the UAE practice transformational leadership to bring about change and innovation within this Middle Eastern educational context, as well as to investigate teachers’ and principals’ overall acceptance of this type of leadership in this country.
Lena Heine, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2010, Pp. xii + 217. Reviewed by Greg Rouault Konan University, Hirao School of Management, Japan The aim of the book, 11 chapters based on Lena Heine’s PhD thesis, is to investigate how learners mentally deal with content-focused activities in a foreign language by using the concept of problem solving […]
Phil Benson. Pearson: Pearson Education Limited, 2011. Pp. xi + 283 Reviewed by Matthew Rooks Kobe University Kobe, Japan Phil Benson’s Teaching and Researching Autonomy (Second Edition) is a fully revised and updated follow-up to his widely read 2001 first edition, which proved to be an invaluable tool to introducing language teachers and learners to […]
Elizabeth Walter & Kate Woodford. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Pp. 1-126 Reviewed by Esmaeel Hamidi The Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch Tehran, Iran Collocations Extra is one of the recent volumes of work within the field of vocabulary instruction that aims at developing language learners’ competence of collocations. The book, primarily published […]