Journal 2013

Volume 15 Issue 4: December 2013 Quarterly Journal

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Research Articles

1.  Fan-Wei Kung. The More the Merrier? Bilingualism in an Academic Perspective: Exploring the Implementation of English-medium Instruction in Taiwanese Tertiary Education

2. Tylor Burrows. English and Integrated Water Resources Management: A Training Program for the Mekong River Commission

3. Raphiq Ibrahim, Mila Schwartz, Janina Kahn-Horwitz, Mark Leikin.  Bi-cultural aspects of second language learning in a bilingual context

4. Derya Bozdoğan and Buket Karlıdağ. A Case of CLIL Practice in the Turkish Context: Lending an ear to Students

5. Jane Chee Ling Tsoi. Bestriding Boundaries: Towards Talk Authenticity in the Undergraduate Business Communication Classroom

6. Richard Pinner.  Authenticity of Purpose: CLIL as a way to bring meaning and motivation into EFL contexts

7. Yuki Yamano. Utilizing the CLIL Approach in a Japanese Primary School: A Comparative Study of CLIL and EFL Lessons

Teaching  Articles

1. Rining Wei. Chinese-English Bilingual Education in China: Model, momentum, and driving forces

2. Sean Eric Kil Patrick Gay. Identity and Self in Second Language Acquisition

3. Glenn Toh. Towards a Critically and Dialogically Mediated EAP

4. Linda Mary Hanington, Anitha Devi Pillai, Kwah Poh Foong.  Digital Storytelling: Integrating Language and Content in the Training of Pre-service Teachers

5. Percival Santos.  Anthropology in a Second Language: the Case for Dialogic Teaching and Scaffolding

6. Philip Shigeo Brown.  Teaching a Medical English CLIL Course with Vocabulary Learning Strategies Instruction in Japan

7. Takashi Uemura.  Implementing Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach to TOEIC Preparatory Lessons

Curriculum Contexts

1. Percival Santos.  Learning through in-house videos: how one Japanese college integrates subject content in its EAP program

2. Thomas Lockley. International history as CLIL: reflection, critical thinking and making meaning of the world

3. Leo K West.  A Case Study of Environmental Management & Content and Language Integrated Learning

4. Darrell Wilkinson and Raymond Yasuda. The International Program: curriculum design and assessment for an English-medium economics program

5. Madoka Kawano, Eric M. Skier, Fumiko Takeuchi, Masako Horiuchi, Toshio Kaneko. English education at schools of pharmacy in Japan: meeting curricular needs through authentic ESP materials

6. Chad L. Godfrey. Readdressing EFL approaches: CLIL curriculum in a Japanese medical university context

7. Bethany Iyobe and Jia Li. CLIL to what degree: a trial in English medium education at a Japanese university – Is it CLIL or not?

8. Gretchen Clark.  Snapshot of a lower secondary CLIL program in Japan

9. Miao Yang and Zhongfang Zhang. Development of academic competencies as the learning objectives of an English-medicine integrated common-core module

10. Stefanie Pillai and Angela Satomi Kajita. English for law at the University of Malaya

11. Julie Riddlebarger.  Doing CLIL in Abu Dhabi

12. Nathan Ducker.   Academic English and content development thorough ethnographic research projects

13. Paul C. Corrigan. An in-service programme in Hong Kong for integrating language and content at the post-secondary level

Book Review

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


Volume 72 – November- Teaching Article

1. Tanju Deveci. Promoting Lifelong Learning
2. Ali Al Yaaqubi and Rahma Al-Mahrooqi. How Does Reading Literature for Pleasure Affect EFL Learners?


Volume 71 – October- Teaching Article

1. Pei -ying Lu.  Critical Thinking in a University EFL Classroom: An Intercultural Syllabus
2. Dr. Yasemin Kırkgöz. A School-University Collaborative Action Research Teacher Development Programme: A Case of Six Turkish Novice Teachers of English

Thesis – September 2013



Volume 15 Issue 3: September 2013 Quarterly Journal

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Wen-Chi Vivian Wu – Foreword

1. Ramin Akbari, Mohammad Nabi Karimi. EFL Students’ Proficiency Outcomes: What do Epistemological Beliefs Have to Offer?

2. Arpine Sargsyan, Sivakumar Sivasubramaniam. Using Literature to Promote Language Learning: Issues and Insights for Implementation in Armenian Settings (A qualitative study)

3. Chuang Wang, Do-Hong Kim, Mimi Bong, & Hyun Seon Ahn. Korean College Students’ Self-Regulated Learning Strategies and Self-Efficacy Beliefs in Learning English as a Foreign Language

4. Emmaline Lear. Using guided reflective journals in large classes: Motivating students to independently improve pronunciation

5. Kyung Min Kim. Do They Need to Wait Until They Get Ready? : Learning a Second Language through Writing

6. Muhammad Tanveer. The Factors Causing English Language and Study Skills Gaps between Foundation and Undergraduate Programmes; an Exploratory Study at Majan College (University College), The Sultanate of Oman

7. Roby Marlina. Learning about English as an International Language in Australia from three students’ perspectives

8. Yuncai, Dai. Working Memory as a Component of Foreign Language Aptitude

Book Reviews

1. Collocations Extra: Multi-level Activities for Natural English. Esmaeel Hamidi

2. Task-Based Language Learning and Teaching with Technology. Moonyoung Park

3. Teaching and Researching Autonomy (second edition). Matthew Rooks

4. English for Professional and Academic Purposes. Masoumeh Mehri & Seyyed Amin Mokhtari


Volume 70 – August- Teaching Article

1. Fan-Wei Kung.  Rhythm and pronunciation of American English: Jazzing up EFL teaching through Jazz Chants

2. Fatema Al Hajri and Rahma Al-Mahrooqi. Student Perceptions and Preferences Concerning Instructors’ Corrective Feedback


Volume 69 – July – Teaching Article

1. Chili Li and Zhoulin Ruan.  Language Difficulties of EAP Learners at English-medium Contexts: A Case Study of Chinese Tertiary Students at XJTLU in Mainland China

2. M. Naci Kayaoğlu. Case Study into the Classroom Questions by a Native Speaker and a Non-Native Speaker Teacher in EFL Classes

Thesis – June 2013



Volume 15 Issue 2: June  2013 Quarterly Journal

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1. Rahma Ibrahim Al-Mahrooqi. Foreword

2.  Roger Nunn. An Argument for Holism Part 2 (An Editorial Opinion Piece)

3. Vahid Salehi and Farid Naserieh.  The Effects of Verbal Glosses on Vocabulary Learning and Reading Comprehension

4. Mohammadtaghi Shahnazari-Dorcheh, Rebecca Adams, and Saeed Ketabi. The relationship between modified output and working memory capacity

5. Glen Poupore. The Influence of L2 Motivation and L2 Anxiety on Adult Learners’ Socio-Affective Conditions and Language Production during Communicative Tasks

6. Davud Kuhi (PhD), Marzieh Tofigh (M.A), and Maryam Yavari (M.A). A Comparative Study of Metadiscourse Resources in Introduction Section of Introductory and Scholarly Textbooks

7. Jerry G. Gebhard. EFL Learners Studying Abroad:Challenges and Strategies

8. Jim Yee Him Chan. Towards a lingua franca pedagogical model in the Hong Kong classroom: A sociolinguistic enquiry

9.  John Trent. Using the L1 in L2 teaching and learning. What role does teacher identity play?

10. Nancy Burkhalter. Overcoming Resistance in Post-Soviet Teacher Trainees in Kazakhstan

Book Reviews

1. The ESL/ELL teacher’s survival guide. Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski

2. English Language Teaching in India: The Shifting Paradigms. S. Kumaran, India

3. English in Japan in the Era of Globalization. Philip Seargeant (ed.) Palgrave. Li Xin

4. Academic Writing in a Second or Foreign Language, Ramona Tang. Colin Toms


Volume 68 – May – Teaching Article

1.Hassan Mohammed Kassem. The effect of collaborative versus individual strategic reading on college EFL learners’ reading comprehension and self-efficacy

2. Dyah Sunggingwati, Hoa Thi Mai Nguyen. Self-questioning strategy training: Insights from implementation

Thesis – April 2013

Timothy Brockley. Triadic Interaction in Young Learner EFL Classrooms: Virtual Windows of Opportunity

Thesis – February 2013

Thomas Robin Parry. English in Kindom of Saudi Arabia


Volume 67 – April – Teaching Articles

1. Aziz Khan and Rosemary Wette. Teachers’ views on the appropriateness and feasibility of CLT in Pakistan

2. Robert Stroud. Increasing and maintaining student engagement during TBL


Volume 15 Issue 1: March 2013 Quarterly Journal

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Foreword: Asian EFL Journal Associate Production and Copy Editors

An Editorial Opinion Piece – An Argument for Holism – Part 1  by Dr. Roger Nunn

1. Said Hamed Al-Saadi and Moses Stephens Samuel . An Analysis of the Writing Needs of Omani EFL Students for the Development of Grade 11 English Program

2. Mansoor Al Surmi. The Effect of Narrative Structure on Learner Use of English Tense and Aspect in an English as a Foreign Language Context

3. Ali Roohani. A Comparative Study of Intuitive-Imitative and Analytic-Linguistic Approaches to Teaching Pronunciation: Does Age Play a Role?

4. Chuen-Maan Sheu, Pei-Ling Wang, and Lina Hsu. Investigating EFL Learning Strategy Use, GEPT Performance, and Gender Difference among Non-English Major Sophomores at a Technological University

5. Tsu-Chia Hsu. Analysis of the Contributions of In-school Language Clubs in Taiwan

6. Huw Jarvis. Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL): Asian Learners and Users going Beyond Traditional Frameworks

7. John Thurman. Choice and Its Influence on Intrinsic Motivation and Output In Task-Based Language Teaching

8. Weiqing Wang. The Role of Source Text Translation in a Simulated Summary Writing Test: What Do Test Takers Say?

Book Reviews

1. Innovating EFL Teaching in Asia. Muller, T., Herder, S., Adamson, J., and Brown, P. S., (Eds). Reviewed by Jim Bame

2. How To Teach Writing Across The Curriculum: Ages 6-8. S. Palmer (2nded. ) .Reviewed by Zahra Hashemi and Amin Borhani

3. Pragmatics for Language Educators: A Sociolinguistic Perspective. Virginia LoCastro . Reviewed by Thi-Thuy-Minh Nguyen

4. Planning and Teaching Creatively Within a Required Curriculum for Adult Learners. Anne Burns and Helen de Silva Joyce (Eds.) . Reviewed by Ko-Yin Sung


Volume 66 – February – Teaching Articles

1. Sardar M. Anwaruddin. Understanding by Design: EFL Teachers’ Perceptions

2. Colin Thompson, Christian Jones. Aims and Outcomes: Teachers’ Views of an Oral Interactive Task


Volume 65 – January – Teaching Articles

1. Rick Romanko, Miyuki Nakatsugawa – Using a Principled Approach to Developing a Personality Questionnaire

2. Michael Ruddick, Paul Nadasdy – The Influence of Near Peer Role Models (NPRMs) in Second Language Classrooms Intended to Improve Students’ Pronunciation When Teacher Intervention is Not Enough