Volume 6, Number 2 — September 2002

A Word from the Editors…


Editor: Maggie Sokolik

Second Language Writing and Research: The Writing Process and Error Analysis in Student Texts; Johanne Myles (20 Pgs)

Memory Enhancement in Language Pedagogy: Implications from Cognitive Research; Jeremy Cross (9 Pgs)


Editor: Karen Stanley

The Role of Linguistic and Language Acquisition Theory in Teacher Development; Karen Stanley

On the Internet

Editor: Jim Duber

Mad Blogs and Englishmen; Jim Duber

Media Articles & Reviews

Editor: Thomas Delaney

EFL/ESL Portal Sites — An Attempt at a Comparison ; Reviewed by Jarek Krajka

Western/Pacific Literacy Network/CNN SF Learning Resources ; Reviewed by Guo Shesen


Editor: Sorel Friedman


Michael Macfarlane, English Practice Grammar; Reviewed by Wendy Schatzman

Rebecca Oxford (Series Editor) and M.E. Sokolik (Reading Editor) (2000), Tapestry: Reading 1,2,3, & 4; Reviewed by Meena Singhal

Ruth Spack (1996), Guidelines: A Cross-cultural Reading/Writing Text (2nd edition); Reviewed by Yuehai Xiao

Teacher Resource Books

Christine Pearson Casanave (2002), Writing Games: Multicultural Case Studies of Academic Literacy Practices in Higher Education; Reviewed by John Graney

Robert Gibson (2002), Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers: Intercultural Business Communication; Reviewed by Eun Chong Yang

Second Language Acquisition

Maurice Cogan Hauck with Kenneth MacDougall (2002), 12 American Voices; Reviewed by Nicole Décuré

Lies Sercu (2000), Acquiring Intercultural Communicative Competence from Textbooks: The Case of Flemish Adolescent Pupils Learning German; Reviewed by Robert J. Fouser

Thom Hudson & J. D. Brown (Eds.) (2001), Focus on Language Test Development: Expanding the Language Proficiency Construct Across a Variety of Tests(Technical Report #21); Reviewed by Tim Newfields

Geraldine DeLuca, Len Fox, Mark-Ameen Johnson and Myra Kogen (Eds.) (2002), Dialogue on Writing: Rethinking ESL, Basic Writing, and First-Year Composition; Reviewed by Sabrina Voelz

Barbara Comber & Anne Simpson (Eds.) (2001), Negotiating Critical Literacies in the Classroom; Reviewed by Greta Vollmer