Quarterly Journals

Volume 17 Issue 2 : June 2015 Quarterly Journal

Volume 17 Issue 2 : June 2015 Quarterly Journal

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 […]

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Volume 17 Issue 1 : March 2015 Quarterly Journal

Volume 17 Issue 1 : March 2015 Quarterly Journal

  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 […]

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2014 Quarterly

2014 Quarterly

  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 […]

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Teaching Articles

Volume 84 – May 2015 – Teaching Article

Volume 84 – May 2015 – Teaching Article

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

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Volume 83 – April 2015 – Teaching Article

Volume 83 – April 2015 – Teaching Article

1. Dedi Turmudi. The Influencing Factors Addressed in EFL Essay Writing Class in Indonesia
2. Yasmin Mari U. Ambrosio. A Study on the Motivational Problems of First Grade Pupils of De La Salle Zobel School: An Assessment
3. Madhubala Bava Harji and Alireza Vafaeepour. Integrating Internet-based Materials in Reading Comprehension Courses: A Theoretical Constructivist Perspective

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Volume 82 – February 2015 – Teaching Article

Volume 82 – February 2015 – Teaching Article

1. Paul Corrigan. CLIL, ICL, and Research Ethics
2. Troy McConachy. Teaching the Pragmatics of English for Intercultural Communication
3. Carmina P. Ambrocio, Nesa Rivera-Casim & Somewell Aljames M.Gadiane. Conjuncts used in Academic Paper and Student Expository Essays

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Theses

Caught in the crossfire: Working in South Korea as an English Teacher

Caught in the crossfire: Working in South Korea as an English Teacher

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.

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Perceptions of School Leadership in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Perceptions of School Leadership in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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.

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An Investigation of the Impact of Bilingualism on the Identity of a Sample of Bilingual English Teachers

An Investigation of the Impact of Bilingualism on the Identity of a Sample of Bilingual English Teachers

Bilingualism and its impact on the identity of such speakers has been widely discussed in the academic field, yet there is little attention paid to the relationship between bilinguals’ self-perception and their identity as bilingual/non-native English teachers. In our multilingual world, ever greater numbers of bilingual teachers of English can be seen in the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) profession.

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Book Reviews

Problem Solving in a Foreign Language: A Study in Content and Language Integrated Learning

Problem Solving in a Foreign Language: A Study in Content and Language Integrated Learning

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 […]

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Teaching and Researching Autonomy (second edition)

Teaching and Researching Autonomy (second edition)

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 […]

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Collocations Extra: Multi-level Activities for Natural English

Collocations Extra: Multi-level Activities for Natural English

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 […]

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