Volume 7, Number 3 — December 2003

A Word from the Editors…


Editor: Maggie Sokolik

The Educational Cultures of International Teaching Assistants and U.S. Universities; Greta J. Gorsuch (17 Pgs) pdf (pdf)
TV News in the EFL/ESL Classroom: Criteria for Selection; David M. Bell (17 Pgs) pdf (pdf)


Editor: Karen Stanley

Question of Definitions: An investigation through the definitions and practices of communicative and task-based approaches; Karen Stanley
pdf (pdf)

On the Internet

Editor: Vance Stevens

A Virtual Learning Resource Center; Vance Stevenspdf (pdf)

Media Articles & Reviews

Editors: Thomas Delaney

The Report Writer: letters, faxes and emails (Version 4); Reviewed by Jeremy Cross pdf (pdf)
GenkiEnglish.net; Reviewed by Moon-Jeung Chang pdf (pdf)


Editor: Sorel Friedman


Linda Robinson Fellag (2002), Write Ahead 1: Skills for Academic Success; Reviewed by Elodie Petelo pdf (pdf)

Teacher Resource Books

Jim Scrivener (2003), Oxford Basics: Teaching Grammar; Reviewed by Ruth Breeze pdf (pdf)
Carolyn Temple Adger, Catherine E. Snow, & Donna Christian (Eds.) (2002), What Teachers Need to Know About Language; Reviewed by Suzanne Irujo
pdf (pdf)

Second Language Acquisition

Guadalupe Valdés (2003), Expanding Definitions of Giftedness: The Case of Young Interpreters from Immigrant Communities; Reviewed by Fiona Lawtie pdf (pdf)

Applied Linguistics

Rod Ellis (2003), Task-based Language Learning and Teaching; Reviewed by Jesus Garcia Laborda pdf (pdf)