Volume 2, Number 1 — March 1996

A Word from the Editors…


Academic And Non-academic Difficulties: Perceptions of Graduate Non-English Speaking Background Students; Ed Burke & Claire Wyatt-Smith (19 Pgs)

Towards an ESOL Literature; Michael Newman & Merce Pujol (22 Pgs)

Mind the Gap: Thoughts on Self Help and Non-judgmental Observation in the Classroom ; John Norrish (11 Pgs)


Who Needs Applied Linguistics?; John Wilson

On the Internet

The Next Generation and Plugs for the Web; Jim Duber

Media Reviews

Learning English; Echo Farrow

CUE-5 and Software CALLection CD-ROM; Jim Buell

The Electronic Oxford Wordpower Dictionary ; Michael F. Feldman

Conference Watcher

Current version direct from Roy Cochrun’s web site



Flower, John, et al, American Vocabulary Program Books 1, 2, 3;
Flower, John, and Ron Martinez, American Business Vocabulary; Reviewed by Margy Lawrence

Teacher Resource Books

Krater, Joan, Jane Zeni and Nancy Devlin Cason (1994), Mirror Images: Teaching Writing in Black and White; Reviewed by Jean LeLoup

Freeman, David E, and Yvonne S. Freeman (1994), Between Worlds: Access to Second Language Acquisition; Reviewed by Thomas A. Upton

Fu, Danling (1995), “My Trouble Is My English” — Asian Students and the American Dream; Reviewed by Jacklyn B. Clayton

Warschauer, Mark (1995), E-Mail for English Teaching: Bringing the Internet and Computer Learning Networks into the Language Classroom; Reviewed by Ron Corio

Second Language Acquisition

Menyuk, Paula, Jacqueline W. Liebergott and Martin C. Schultz (1995), Early Language Development in Full-Term and Premature Infants; Reviewed by Suzanne Irujo

Tomasello, Michael, and William E. Merriman (eds.) (1995), Beyond Names for Things: Young Children’s Acquisition of Verb; Reviewed by Tom Leverett


Chafe, Wallace (1994), Discourse, Consciousness and Time: The Flow and Displacement of Conscious Experience in Reading and Writing; Reviewed by Anca Nemoianu

Emmory, Karen, and Judy Reilly (eds.) (1995), Language, Gesture, and Space; Reviewed by Robert J. Hoffmeister

May, Stephen (1994), Making Multicultural Education Work; Reviewed by Steffani R. White