Volume 8, Number 1 — June 2004

A Word from the Editors…


Editor: Maggie Sokolik

Habits of Household Lingualism; Philip M. Adamek (21 Pgs)

Teaching Second Language Acquisition Courses: Views from New Faculty; Greta J. Gorsuch & David Beglar (18 Pgs)


Editor: Karen Stanley

Language Assessment: Should We be Testing for Teamwork?; Karen Stanley

On the Internet

Editor: Vance Stevens

Diaries as introspective research tools: From Ashton-Warner to Blogs; Renata Suzuki

Media Articles & Reviews

Editors: Arlyn Freed

BrainCogs: Learning Strategy Software; Reviewed by Keun Huh

Real English Online; Reviewed by Dafne González & Arnold Mühren

Tell Me More; Reviewed by John Bunting


Editor: Sorel Friedman

Review Essay

Materials in Use and Transition at a Public Adult School; Roderick Gammon

Classroom Texts

N. Whitney. & D. McKeegan (2002), Dream Team 3. Student’s Book; Reviewed by Sunghye Kim

K. Gude, K. & M. Duckworth (2002), Matrix: Pre-Intermediate Student’s Book; Reviewed by Patcharaporn Buranakul

Resource Books

Ann F. Burke & Julie C. O’Sullivan (2002) Stage by stage _ A Handbook for Using Drama in the Second Language Classroom; Reviewed by Nicole Décuré

Glenn Fulcher (2003), Testing Second Language Speaking; Reviewed by Ruth Breeze

Jacklyn Blake Clayton (2003), One Classroom, Many Worlds: Teaching and learning in the cross-cultural classroom; Reviewed by Jesus Garcia Laborda

Sophie Ioannou-Georgiou & Pavlos Pavlou (2003), Resource Books for Teachers: Assessing Young Learners; Reviewed by Ilangovan Padmanaban

Applied Linguistics

Guy Cook (2003), Oxford Introductions to Language Study: Applied Linguistics; Reviewed by Douglas L. Rideout

Norbert Schmitt (Ed.) (2002), An Introduction to Applied Linguistics; Reviewed by Safary Wa-Mbaleka

Maurizio Gotti (2003), Specialized Discourse. Linguistic Features and Changing Conventions; Reviewed by Elisa Perego

Second Language Teaching and Learning

Barbara Kroll (Ed.) (2003), Exploring the Dynamics of Second Language Writing; Reviewed by Eric Prochaska

Bertha Pérez (2004), Becoming biliterate. A study of two-way bilingual immersion education; Reviewed by Antonio R. Roldán Tapia

Judy Sharkey and Karen E. Johnson, Editors (2003), The TESOL Quarterly Dialogues: Rethinking Issues of Language, Culture, and Power; Reviewed by Steve Cornwell

Liying Cheng, Yoshinori Watanabe & Andy Curtis (Eds.) (2004), Washback in Language Testing: Research Contexts and Methods; Reviewed by Jim Bame