Volume 7, Number 1 — June 2003

A Word from the Editors…


Editor: Maggie Sokolik

Differential Effects of Reading and Memorization of Paired Associates on Vocabulary Acquisition in Adult Learners of English as a Second Language; Frank Hermann (15 Pgs)

Audience Awareness in L1 and L2 Composing of Bilingual Writers; Hanizah Zainuddin & Rashid A. Moore (19 Pgs)


Editor: Karen Stanley

Practical and Theoretical Approaches to ESL/EFL Student Evaluation of Teachers; Karen Stanley

On the Internet

Editor: Vance Stevens

The Use of Chat in EFL/ESL; Teresa Almeida d’Eça

Media Articles & Reviews

Editor: Thomas Delaney

Exploring Collins COBUILD ON CD-ROM; Reviewed by Rory Rosszell

Collins COBUILD English Collocations ; Reviewed by Carolyn Samuel


Editor: Sorel Friedman


Webster, Megan & Judy DeFilippo (1999), So To Speak 1 & 2: Integrating Speaking, Listening, and Pronunciation; Reviewed by Elza M. Major & Judy Robinson

Kirn, Elaine and Pamela Hartmann (2002), Interactions 1: Reading (4th ed.); Reviewed by Heather Weger-Guntharp

Zukowski/Faust, Jean (2002), Steps to Academic Reading 1: Steps and Plateaus, 2nd edition;
Zukowski/Faust, Jean (2002), Steps to Academic Reading 2: Out of the Ordinary;
Zukowski/Faust, Jean (2002), Steps to Academic Reading 3: Across the Board;
Zukowski/Faust, Jean, Susan S. Johnson, and Elizabeth E. Templin (2002), Steps to Academic Reading 4: In Context, 3rd edition;
Zukowski/Faust, Jean and Susan S. Johnson (2002), Steps to Academic Reading 5: Between the Lines, 3rd edition; Reviewed by Joanne Wilkens Miller

Teacher Resource Books

Hafernik, Johnnie Johnson, Dorothy S. Messerschmitt & Stephanie Vandrick, Ethical Issues for ESL Faculty: Social Justice in Practice; Reviewed by Pauline Chhooi

McKay, Sandra Lee (2002), Teaching English As An International Language: Rethinking Goals and Perspectives ; Reviewed by Ronald Gray

Ferris, Dana R. (2003), Response to Student Writing: Implications for second language students; Reviewed by Eric Prochaska

Second Language Acquisition

Vasquez, Olga A. (2003), La Clase Mágica: Imagining Optimal Possibilities in a Bilingual Community of Learners; Reviewed by Zohreh Eslami-Rasekh

Willis, Arlette Ingram, Georgia Earnest Garcia, Rosalinda Barrera & Violet J. Harris, Eds. (2003), Multicultural Issues in Literacy Research and Practice; Reviewed by Yildiz Turgut

Gascoigne, Carolyn (2002), The Debate on Grammar in Second Language Acquisition: Past, Present, and Future; Reviewed by Yildiz Turgut

Reagan, Timothy G. & Terry A. Osborn (2002), The Foreign Language Educator in Society: Toward a Critical Pedagogy; Reviewed by John Graney


Hones, D. F. Hones,(Ed.) (2002), American Dreams, Global Visions: Dialogic Teacher Research with Refugee and Immigrant Families; Reviewed by Carla Gerdes

Applied Linguistics

Bowker, Lynne Bowker and Jennifer Pearson (2002), Working with Specialized Language — A Practical Guide to Using Corpora; Reviewed by Ruth Breeze