Journal 2009

Volume 11 Issue 5: December 2009

Foreword by Roger Nunn
Article 1. Rod Ellis . The Methodology of Task-Based Teaching
Article 2. Brenda Basiga . Teaching English as a Second Language Through Literature
Article 3. Jessie S.Barrot . Accuracy Order of Selected Grammatical Morphemes in the Monitored Written Compositions of Filipino Adult Language Learners
Article 4. Dr. Natchaya Chalaysap . A Comparative Study Between Syntactic Structure Identification Training and Integrated Reading Strategy Training in Teaching English Sentence Reading
Article 5. Dr.Yu-Chih Lo, Dr. Jaya Sarma Goswami, Keiko Inoue   . Attitudes of Pre-service Teachers toward English Language Learners
Article 6. Bonifacio T. Cunanan   . Item Learning vs. System Learning: Contextualizing the Shift from a Structure-based to a Notional- Functional ESL Syllabus
Article 7. Remy C. Janda . CALL-Based Instruction: Toward the Teaching of Speech and Oral Communication at Angeles University Foundation
Article 8. Kun-huei Wu   . The Feasibility and Difficulty of Implementing Communicative Language Teaching in the EFL Context
Article 9. Hsuan-Yu Chen & Jaya S. Gowsami . The Impact of Phonetic and Phonological Instruction on the Oral Proficiency of Spanish-speaking ESL Learners
Article 10. Mark O. James, PhD.   . The Eight-fold Path of Vocabulary Development
Article 11. Seah Terence . Teaching Basic Verbs to Japanese Adults Using the Core Image Method

Volume 11 Issue 4: December 2009

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Foreword by Roger Nunn.
Article 1. Robert Phillipson. Disciplines of English and disciplining by English
Article 2. Jocelyn Howard and Susan Millar. The Applicability of Principles for Instructed Second Language Learning: A South Korean Perspective
Article 3. Yuri Kim and Eleni Petraki. Students and Teachers Use of and Attitudes to L1 in the EFL Classroom
Article 4. Azizollah Dabaghi and Mansoor Tavakoli. A Comparison of the Effects of Corrections on Definite/Indefinite Articles and Regular/Irregular Past Tense Forms: A Case of Iranian EFL Learners
Article 5. Omid Tabatabaei and Parviz Birjandi. The Impact of Gender on the Incidence and Quality of Form-focused Episodes in Task-based Conversational Feedback among EFL Learners
Article 6. Hui-Ling Huang and James Radant. Chinese Phonotactic Patterns and the Pronunciation Difficulties of Mandarin-Speaking EFL Learners
Article 7. Phan Thi Thanh Hang. Impacts of Vietnam s Social Context on Learners Attitudes Towards Foreign Languages and English Language Learning: Implications for Teaching and Learning
Article 8. Huifen Chen and Ding Ying. The Effect of Assisted RR on Fluency and Comprehension in Chinese FL Classrooms
Article 9. Sheu Hsiu-Chinh. EFL Children s Views on English Picture Story Books
Article 10. Shigeo Kato. Interaction Between Processing and Maintenance in Online L2 Sentence Comprehension: Implications for Linguistic Threshold Hypothesis
Article 11. Kenneth David Strang. How Multicultural Learning Approach Impacts Grade for International University Students in a Business Course

Book Reviews

1. Jason Ohler. Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: New Media Pathways to Literacy, Learning and Creativity
2. Henry G. Widdowson. Discourse Analysis Oxford: Oxford University Press
3. Angela Friederici and Guillaume Thierry, (Eds.) Early Language Development: Bridging Brain and Behavior.
4. Michael McCarthy, Jeanne McCarten, and Helen Sandiford. Touchstone Series
Volume 40: November 2009
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Hossein Shokouhi & Sara Zadeh-Dabbagh. Punctuation and Spelling in Learners Writing

Young, Kathie, & Wong Ming Har, Ruth. From outside in: from inside out; student s expectations and perceptions of culturally different teaching styles


Volume 39: October 2009
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James Venema. Professional Learning Communities: What are they and what do they have to offer TEFL?

Anna Dina L. Joaquin. Drill, baby, drill : Exploring a Neurobiological Basis for the Teaching of Segmentals in the ESL/EFL Classroom


Volume 11 Issue 3: September 2009

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Foreword by Roger Nunn
Article 1. Yen Shu-chi and Chou Tun-whei. The Effect of MTI on L2 Proficiency and Learning Strategies
Article 2. Lei Lei and Xiaoqing Qin. An Empirical Study of Success and Failure Attributions of EFL Learners at the Tertiary Level in China
Article 3. Ali Akbar Ansarin and Farzad Rashidi. Discourse Community or Cultural Conventions: Rhetorical Analysis of Research Abstracts
Article 4. Eddie White. Assessing the Assessment: An Evaluation of a Self-assessment of a Class Participation procedure
Article 5. Iman Rasti. Iranian Candidates Attitudes towards IELTS
Article 6. Wen-chi Vivian Wu. Criteria for Establishing an Authentic EFL Learning Environment in Taiwan
Article 7. Yuxiu Hu and Adams B. Bodomo. Harbinglish: L1 Influence on the Learning of English by High School Students in Harbin, China
Article 8. Harshita Aini Haroon and Azlina Murad Sani. Children s achievement in two second languages: The roles of gender, language use domains and beliefs
Article 9. Adel Abu Radwan. Input Processing Instruction and Traditional Output Practice Instruction: Effects on the Acquisition of Arabic Morphology
Article 10. Zubeyde Sinem Genc and Ozlem Tekyildiz. Use of Refusal Strategies by Turkish EFL Learners and Native Speakers of English in Urban and Rural Areas
Article 11. Seyed Vahid Aryadoust and Hoda Lashkary. Teaching Aids: Effective in Iranian Students Lexical Acquisition?

Book Reviews

1. B. Kumaravadivelu. Cultural Globalization and Language Education
2. Rose M. Senior. The Experience of Language Teaching
3. Kathleen M. Bailey. Language Teacher Supervision: A Case-Based Approach
4. Christine Goh. Teaching Speaking in the Language Classroom


Volume 38: August 2009
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Pisarn (Bee) Chamcharatsri. Negotiating Identity from Auto-ethnography: Second Language Writers Perspectives

Yi-Ching Huang. Writing Wordless Picture Books to Facilitate English Writing


Volume 37: July 2009
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Nalan Bayraktar Balkir and Ece Zehir Topkaya. Exploring the Effects of Learner Training on Motivation

Zhang Jianmin, Chen Zhiteng and Xiao Xi. What Item Response Theory (IRT) Can Reveal to Us: An Analysis of a Twenty-Item Vocabulary and Structure Test
Volume 11 Issue 2: June 2009

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Foreword by Jeremy Cross and Roger Nunn
Article 1. Lindsay Miller. Engineering Lectures in a Second Language: What Factors Facilitate Students Listening Comprehension?
Article 2. Jeremy Cross. Diagnosing the Process, Text, and Intrusion Problems Responsible for L2 Listeners Decoding Errors
Article 3. Ai-hua Chen. Listening Strategy Instruction: Exploring Taiwanese College Students Strategy Development
Article 5. Esmaeel Abdollahzadeh. The Effect of Rhetorical and Cognitive Structure of Texts on Reading Comprehension
Article 6. Shao-Ting Hung. Promoting Self-assessment Strategies: An Electronic Portfolio Approach
Article 7. Kok Eng Tan, Abdul Rashid Mohamed and Kim Guan Saw. Improving School English in Malaysia Through Participation in Online Threaded Discussion Groups
Article 8. Larisa Nikitina and Fumitaka Furuoka. Teacher-Student Relationship and the Conceptualization of the Good Language Teacher : Does Culture Matter?
Article 9. Samuel Andrew Meyerhoff. Analysis of Communication Strategies used by Freshman Active English Students using YackPack for Homework-based Speaking Tasks

Book Reviews

1. Stuart Shaw and Cyril Weir. Examining Writing: Research and Practice in Assessing Second Language Writing
2. Heather Bowe and Kylie Martin. Communication across Cultures.
3. Rod Ellis and Gary Barkhuizen. Analyzing Learner Language
4. Meena Singhal. Teaching Reading to Adult Second Language Learners: Theoretical Foundations, Pedagogical Applications, and Current Issues


Volume 36: May 2009
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Tim Murphey, Joseph Falout, James Elwood & Michael Hood. Inviting Student Voice

Adrian Smith and Shelley Price-Jones. Organization for Engagement: Train Tracks for Heterogeneous, Oversized, Under-Resourced EFL Classes


Volume 35: April 2009
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May Lai-Yin Wong. Perspectives on the English Language Education of Hong Kong s New Senior Secondary (NSS) Curriculum

Gerry Lassche Young Language Learner Assessment: A Case for Using Assessment Portfolios

Atsushi Iida. Teacher Autonomy and Professional Teacher Development: Exploring the Necessities for Developing Teacher Autonomy in EFL Japanese Contexts



Volume 11 Issue 1: March 2009

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Foreword by Roger Nunn
Article 1. Sivakumar Sivasubramaniam. Issues and Insights for Promoting Agency, Voice and Subjecthood in Reading and Assessment
Article 2. Zahra Akbari and M.H. Tahririan. Vocabulary Learning Strategies in an ESP Context: The Case of Para/medical English in Iran
Article 3. Carlo Magno, Moisies Kirk de Carvalho Filho, Jennifer Ann Lajom, Joanne Rashel Regodon and Katrine S. Bunagan. Assessing the Level of English Language Exposure of Taiwanese College Students in Taiwan and the Philippines
Article 4. Shu-Chen Huang. The Efficacy of Setting Process Goals in Orienting EFL Learners to Attend to the Formal Aspects of Oral Production
Article 5. Ming-Yueh Shen. Reading-Writing Connection for EFL College Learners Literacy Development
Article 6. Zifirdaus Adnan. Some Potential Problems for Research Articles Written by Indonesian Academics When Submitted to International English Language Journals
Article 7. Peter Burden. A Case Study into Teacher Perceptions of the Introduction of Student Evaluation of Teaching Surveys (SETs) in Japanese Tertiary Education
Article 8. Ying-Ying Chuang. Foreign Language Speaking Assessment: Chinese Taiwanese College English Teachers Scoring Performance in the Holistic and Analytic Rating Methods
Article 9. Mei-yun Ko and Tzu-fu Wang. Introducing Critical Literacy to EFL Teaching: Three Chinese Taiwanese College Teachers Conceptualization
Article 10. Shamala Paramasivam. Language transfer as a communication strategy and a language learning strategy in a Malaysian ESL classroom
Article 11. Shahla Simin and Manoochehr Tavangar. Metadiscourse Knowledge and Use in Iranian EFL Writing
Article 12. John Trent. Enhancing oral participation across the curriculum: Some lessons from the EAP classroom
Article 13. Lixin Xiao. A new paradigm of teaching English in China: An Eclectic Model

Book Reviews

1. Gavin Dudeney. The Internet and the Language Classroom: A Practical Guide for Teachers.
2. Bogaards, P., Laufer, B. (Eds.). Vocabulary in a Second Language.
3. James P. Lantolf & Steven L. Thorne. Sociocultural Theory and the Genesis of Second Language Development.
4. Patricia Friedrich. Language, Negotiation and Peace: The Use of English in Conflict Resolution.


Volume 34: February 2009
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Yvon Rolland. Oral Interaction as a Trigger to Phonological Appropriation: An EFL Teaching Challenge?

Dogan Yuksel. Nature of Discussions in a Foreign Language Literature Class

Reima Sado Al-Jarf. Using Online Instruction in English for Art Education


Volume 33: January 2009
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Eddy White. Student Perspectives of Peer Assessment for Learning in a Public Speaking Course

Barbara Spilchuk. Shila s Story of Teaching English/ESL in a Singapore Primary Neighbourhood School