Volume 10, Number 4 — March 2007

A Word from the Editors…

Feature Articles

Editor: Maggie Sokolik

Tensions in the Language Learning Experiences and Beliefs of Chinese Teachers of English as a Foreign Language; Zhen Zeng & Elizabeth Murphy, (19 Pgs) pdf (pdf)
The Impact of Content and Context on International Teaching Assistants’ Willingness to Communicate in the Language Classroom; Lily Compton, (20 Pgs) pdf (pdf)
Teaching Literature in the Muslim World: A Bicultural Approach; Scott Alkire & Andrew Alkire, (13 Pgs) pdf (pdf)


Editor: Jesús García Laborda

TESLing Abroad: A Learning Experience; Ted O’Neill pdf (pdf)

On the Internet

Editor: Vance Stevens

Unarticle: Unleashing the Transformative Power of the Unorganized Internet; Vance Stevens pdf (pdf)

Media Articles & Reviews

Editors: Thomas Delaney & Maja Grgurovic

SuperMemo 2004 ; Reviewed by Jim Ranalli pdf (pdf)


Editor: Will Seng

Classroom Texts

Lida Baker & Judith Tanka (2006), Real Talk 1: Authentic English in Context; Reviewed by Kurtis McDonald pdf (pdf)
Patricia Byrd, Joy M. Reid, and Cynthia M. Schemann, Eds. (2006), College Oral Communication Series, Books 1-4; Reviewed by John Bakerpdf (pdf)
M.E. Sokolik (2005), Step It Up: A Multilevel Reading-Writing Book for Learners of English; Reviewed by Meena Singhal pdf (pdf)
Roger Barnard and Antoinette Meehan (2006), Writing for the Real World 2: An Introduction to Business Writing; Reviewed by Douglas Eyman
pdf (pdf)

Marjorie Rosenberg (2006), In Business: Activities to Bring Business English to Life; Reviewed by Douglas Eyman pdf (pdf)

Self-Study Text

George Woolard (2004, 2005), Key Words for Fluency: Learning and Practising the Most Useful Words of English, 3 vols.; Reviewed by Nicole Décurépdf (pdf)

Teacher Resources

Carol A. Chapelle and Dan Douglas (2006), Assessing Language through Computer Technology; Reviewed by Teresa Magal-Royo pdf (pdf)
Kathleen M. Bailey (2005), Practical English Language Teaching: Speaking; Reviewed by Carolyn Samuel pdf (pdf)

Language Policy

Norma González, Luis C. Moll & Cathy Amanti, Editors (2005), Funds of Knowledge: Theorizing Practices
in Households, Communities, and Classrooms
; Reviewed by Jennifer J. Daniels pdf (pdf)

Kristen Denham & Anne Lobeck, Eds. (2005), Language in the Schools: Integrating Linguistic Knowledge in K-12 Teaching; Reviewed by Lindsey Hillyard pdf (pdf)
Anne Burns, Ed. (2005), Teaching English from a Global Perspective; Reviewed by Erin-Kate Murphypdf (pdf)