Volume 12, Number 2 — September 2008

A Word from the Editors…

Feature Articles

Editor: Maggie Sokolik

Merging a Metalinguistic Grammar Approach with L2 Academic Process Writing: ELLs in Community College; Paul J. Camhi & Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth (25 Pgs) pdf (pdf)
Teacher Language in ESL Face-To-Face and Written Electronic Discussions; Michael Fitze & Hedy M. McGarrell (24 Pgs) pdf (pdf)
Web-Based Music Study: The Effects of Listening Repetition, Song Likeability, and Song Understandability on EFL Learning Perceptions and Outcomes; Robert Beasley & Yuangshan Chuang (17 Pgs) pdf (pdf)

On the Internet

Editor: Vance Stevens

Cartoon Festival: An International Digital Storytelling Project; Mary Hillis, José Antônio da Silva & Carla Raguseo pdf (pdf)

Media Articles & Reviews

Editors: Thomas Delaney & Maja Grgurovic

Wimba; Reviewed by Steven Sharp pdf (pdf)


Editor: Will Seng

Classroom Texts

Tim Collins (2008), Gateway to Science: Vocabulary and Concepts; Reviewed by Matthew Rooks pdf (pdf)
Ellen Summerfield & Sandra Lee (revised edition, 2006), Seeing the Big Picture: A Cinematic Approach to Understanding Cultures in America; Reviewed by Joyce A. Podevyn pdf (pdf)

Teacher Resources

Christine Coombe & Lisa Barlow, Eds. (2007), Language Teacher Research in the Middle East; Reviewed by Jason J. Litzenberg
pdf (pdf)

H. M. McGarrell, Ed. (2007), Language Teacher Research in the Americas; Reviewed by Lijuan Yepdf (pdf)
Robert O’Dowd, Ed. (2007), Online Intercultural Exchange: An Introduction for Language Teachers; Reviewed by Darren Elliott
pdf (pdf)

Second Language Acquisition

Bill VanPatten & Jessica Williams, Eds. (2007), Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction; Reviewed by Wolf Kozel
pdf (pdf)

Norman Fairclough, Giuseppina Cortese & Patrizia Ardizzone, Eds (2007), Discourse and Contemporary Social Change; Reviewed by Silvia Masi pdf (pdf)

Language Policy

Amy B. M. Tsui & James W. Tollefson, Eds. (2007), Language Policy, Culture, and Identity in Asian Contexts; Reviewed by Suad Alazzam-Alwidyanpdf (pdf)
Andy Kirkpatrick (2007), World Englishes: Implications for International Communication and English Language Teaching; Reviewed by Iwona Witczak-Plisieckapdf (pdf)