Volume 18, Number 2 – August 2014

A Word from the Editors…


Editor: Maggie Sokolik

Feature Articles

Servet Çelik & Kübra Aytın, Teachers’ Views on Digital Educational Tools in English Language Learning: Benefits and Challenges in the Turkish Context; pdf (pdf)

Yi-Ching Pan, Learner Washback Variability in Standardized Exit Tests;

Nasser Rashidi & Meisam Moghadam, The Effect of Teachers’ Beliefs and Sense of Self-Efficacy on Iranian EFL Learners’ Satisfaction and Academic Achievement; pdf (pdf)

Mohammad Amini Farsani, Maryam Beikmohammadi & Ahmadreza Mohebbi, Self-Regulated Learning, Goal-Oriented Learning, and Academic Writing Performance of Undergraduate Iranian EFL Learners; pdf (pdf)

Ha Hoang, Metaphor and Second Language Learning: The State of the Field; pdf (pdf)


Editor: Vance Stevens

Filip and Marijana Smolčec, with an introduction by Vance Stevens, Using Minecraft for Learning English, pdf (pdf)


Media Articles & Reviews

Editors: Thomas Delaney & Sarah Huffman

Jesse Sadoff, Mango Conversations, pdf (pdf)


Editors: Spencer Salas & Okim Kang

Classroom Texts

Diane Schmitt, Norbert Schmitt & David Mann (2011), Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary; Reviewed by Elena Shvidko, pdf (pdf)

Robert F. Cohen & Judy L. Miller (2014), Longman Academic Reading Series 4: Reading Skills for College; Reviewed by Daniel Isbell & Jessica Sargent, pdf (pdf)

Gloria Bosch & Torsten Schlak (Eds.) (2013), Teaching Foreign Languages for Tourism: Research and Practice; Reviewed by Michael Ennis, pdf (pdf)

Resources & Teacher Education

Christopher Stillwell (Ed.) (2013), Language Teaching Insights from Other Fields: Sports, Arts, Design and More; Reviewed by Ashley Gatens,
pdf (pdf)

Yasemin Bayyurt & Yeşim Bektas-Ϛetinkaya (Eds.) (2012), Research Perspectives on Teaching and Learning English is Turkey: Policies and Practices; Reviewed by Gwendolyn M. Williams, pdf (pdf)