Volume 7, Number 2 — September 2003

A Word from the Editors…

Special Issue: Strategy Research and Training

Editor: Neil J. Anderson

Adapting Classroom-based Strategy Instruction to a Distance Learning Context; Vee Harris

The Effects of Affective Strategy Training in the ESL Classroom; Marian J. Rossiter

Language Learning Strategy Use in Palestine; Wafa Abu Shmais

Vocabulary Learning in a Second Language: Person, Task, Context and Strategies; Peter Yongqi Gu

Metacognitive Strategy Training for Vocabulary Learning; Zohreh Eslami Rasekh and Reza Ranjbari

L1 to L2 Writing Process and Strategy Transfer: A Look at Lower Proficiency Writers; Mark Wolfersberger


Editor: Karen Stanley

Innovation in ESL and EFL Textbooks; Karen Stanley

On the Internet

Editor: Vance Stevens

Google as a Quick ‘n Dirty Corpus Tool; Thomas Robb

Media Articles & Reviews

Editor: Thomas Delaney

Free Discussion Forum Hosting Services; Reviewed by CHEN Tsaihung

Online classrooms for FREE?! A Review of Free Online Learning Management Systems (LMS); Reviewed by Saskia E. Kameron

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, New Edition; Reviewed by Eric Prochaska

Free Online Voice Chat Programs; Reviewed by Vicki Starfire


Editor: Sorel Friedman


Angela Downing and Philip Locke (2002), A University Course in English Grammar; Reviewed by Douglas L. Rideout

Teacher Resource Books

James Dean Brown and Thom Hudson (2002), Criterion-referenced Language Testing; Reviewed by Hyeong-Jong Lee

Bill Johnston (2003), Values in English Language Teaching; Reviewed by Paul Chamness Miller

Anita K. Barry (2002), English grammar: Language as human behavior, 2nd edition; Reviewed by Alex Poole

Second Language Reading and Writing

Barbara M. Birch (2002), English L2 Reading: Getting to the Bottom; Reviewed by William Menz

Jun Liu and Jette G. Hansen (2002), Peer Response in Second Language Writing Classrooms; Reviewed by Eric Prochaska

Diane D. Belcher and Alan R. Hirvela (Eds.), Linking Literacies: Perspectives on L2 Reading-Writing Connections; Reviewed by Eric Prochaska

Linda Lonon Blanton and Barbara Kroll, Eds. (2002), ESL Composition Tales: Reflections on Teaching; Reviewed by Stephanie Vandrick

Second Language Acquisition

Stephen D. Krashen (2003), Explorations in Language Acquisition and Use: The Taipei lectures; Reviewed by Thomas Leverett


Elsa Auerbach (Ed.) (2002), Community Partnerships; Reviewed by Jim Bame