The Language Teacher - Issue 33.4; April 2009

Volume: 33
Issue No. 4
Date of publication: April 2009
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Book Reviews

Teaching English to Young Learners: An Illustrated Guide for EFL Teacher Development
by Anthony S. Rausch, Hirosaki University

Career Development Corner

Preparing for job interviews
by Nicolas Gromik, Tohoku University

My Share

Troubleshooting before a long-term home stay: Preparing exchange students and families
by Alison von Dietze J.F. Oberlin University, Tokyo

The scramble-search
by Steve Connolly, Seigakuin Elementary School

Pairwork calculator
by Yvonne Beaudry, Sakuragaoka Junior-Senior High School

What’s in a name? Self introductions
by Daniel Droukis, Kyushu Kyoritsu University

Using Japanese poetry in the English classroom
by Ben Fenton-Smith, Kanda University of International Studies

My PET Program
by Chris P. Madden, Shizuoka Prefectural University

Are you really listening? Focused conversation training
by Louis Butto, Hyogo Prefectural University

Matching jobs and skills
by Christopher Glick, Rikkyo University

Effectiveness of debate in EFL classes
by Makiko Ebata, Digital Hollywood University

Vowels only: Improving listening skills by focusing on vowel sounds
by Steve Doran, Aoyama Gakuin Universit

An eye contact workshop
by Ian Willey, Kagawa University

Practicing the interdental /th/ sound
by Jack Ryan, Aichi University, Toyohashi Campus


Awakening a chapter: Niigata back in the JALT fold
by David Coulson, President of JALT Niigata chapter

The Nobelity Project
by Robert H. Taferner, Tama University, School of Global Studies

TLT Wired

Sharing learning objects within a teaching team: How to use Moodle for an in-house repository
by Don Hinkelman, Sapporo Gakuin University

Grassroots Outreach

Teaching English at high school in Shanghai
by Cealia Wang

Showcase & Member's Profile

Showcase: Kanda University of International Studies
by Damian Rivers

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