JALT Journal - Issue 30.1; May 2008

Volume: 30
Issue No. 1
Date of publication: May 2008
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  • Language Policy, Culture, and Identity in Asian Contexts (Amy B. M. Tsui & James W. Tollefson) Reviewed by R. A. Brown
  • Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language: A Teacher Self-Development and Methodology Guide (2nd ed.) (Jerry G. Gebhard) Reviewed by Mieko Fukushima
  • The Experience of Language Teaching (Rose M. Senior)Reviewed by Darren Elliott
  • A Friendly Approach to English for Academic Purposes (Sonia Sonoko Strain) Reviewed by John Nevara
  • Connecting Speaking & Writing in Second Language Writing Instruction (Robert Weissberg) Reviewed by Christian Perry
  • Motivation, Language Attitudes and Globalisation: A Hungarian Perspective (Zoltán Dornyei, Kata Csizér, & Nóra Németh) Reviewed by Akiko Tsuda
  • Motivation and Experience in Language Learning (Yoshiyuki Nakata) Reviewed by Phillip Barkman


JALT Journal

Cognitive Processes in Second Language Word Association
by John P. Racine

Communicative Language Teaching: An Exploratory Survey
by Takako Nishino

日本語話者大学生の英語学習動機の変化 ―国際イベントへのボランティア参加の効果― Changes in Japanese University Students’ Motivation to Learn English: Effects of Volunteering in an International Event
by 酒井英樹, 小池浩子

An Investigation into the Effect of Raw Scores in Determining Grades in a Public Examination of Writing
by David Coniam

A Comparative Analysis of the Japanese University Entrance Senta Shiken Based on a 25-year Gap
by Mike (Michael) Guest

Tracking and Targeting: Investigating Item Performance on the English Section of a University Entrance Examination over a 4-Year Period
by Christopher Weaver and Yoko Sato


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