The Language Teacher - Issue 33.9; September 2009

Volume: 33
Issue No. 9
Date of publication: September 2009
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The Language Teacher

To follow or to flout? Communicative competence and the rules of turn taking
by Jennie Yguico Kern、 Kochi University and Kochi Women’s University

Suggestions for creating teaching approaches suitable to the Japanese EFL environment (日本のEFL状況に適した教授法創造の提案)
by Rintaro Sato(佐藤臨太郎), Nara University of Education(奈良教育大学)

An immodest proposal for tertiary level EFL: An interview with Mike Guest
by John Gunning Chairperson, CUE Conference 2009, Tezukayama University

Book Reviews

Our Unique Planet
by Kurtis McDonald, Kwansei Gakuin University

Career Development Corner

The interview
by Mark Shrosbree, Tokai University

My Share

Team-teaching speaking task preparation
by Kaori Nakao, Seinan Gakuin Daigaku

Class secret pen pals
by Thomas Amundrud, Ritsumeikan University


Balsamo Asian Scholar
by Mary L. Burkitt, JALT2009 Balsamo Asian Scholar Liaison and Four Corners Tour Program Chair

Eighth Annual Pan-SIG Conference report
by Salem K. Hicks, Pan-SIG 2009 Publicity Chair, GALE SIG Coordinator, and JALT Publications Website Editor

TLT Wired

Giving your students an online voice
by Damon Brewster, Hans von Dietze, and Simon Hunter, J. F. Oberlin University, Tokyo

Old Grammarians

The OG answers your mostest confusedly grammar questions
by Scott Gardner

Showcase & Member's Profile

Member’s Profile: Robert S. Murphy

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