The Language Teacher - Issue 34.3; May 2010

Volume: 34
Issue No. 3
Date of publication: May 2010
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The Language Teacher

Special Issue: Identity in interculturality: Using (lack of) cultural knowledge to disalign with an identity category
by Tim Greer

Special Issue: Yes/no questions as conversational expanders: Their effects on discourse and identity-in-interaction
by Ian Nakamura

Special Issue: Identity and naturally occurring interaction: An interview with Elizabeth Stokoe
by Keiko Ikeda

Feature Article: Behind the scenes: An examination of student L1 use
by Gregory C. Birch

Reader's Forum: Machine translations revisited: issues and treatment protocol
by Harry Harris

Reader's Forum: interviews with Ingrid Piller and Momoko Nakamura
by Laurel Kamada and Dodi Levine

Book Reviews

Impact Issues 1, 2, 3
by Chris Valvona, Okinawa Christian University

Chapter Reports

Chapter Reports - May 2010

Career Development Corner

Referential treatment: Getting the most out of your references
by James McCrostie

My Share

Music, self-directed learning, and the EFL classroom
by Gary G. Fogal, Kansai Gaidai University

Cards only know: How to call on students
by Takeshi Ishikawa, Rikkyo University

Forced output in a fun and engaging manner
by Thomas Boutorwick, Osaka Shoin Women’s University

Running dictation for pronunciation practice
by Duncan Minett-Westwood, Westgate Corporation


JALT CALL 2010: CALL—What’s your motivation?
by David Ockert

Looking for professional development in gender awareness?
by Salem Kim Hicks, Kyoto Women’s University

The Association of Canadian Teachers in Japan
by Robert McLaughlin, Association of Canadian Teachers in Japan, Tokoha Gakuen Daigaku, Shizuoka

Using video and digital media with English language learners: Intro to VDMIS and call for papers
by Duysevi Miyar, TESOL/Video Digital Media Interest Section (VDMIS) Chair 2010

SIG Focus

SIG News - May 2010
by James Essex

TLT Wired

Podcasting and student-driven content
by Hans von Dietze and Damon Brewster, J. F. Oberlin University, Tokyo

Grassroots Outreach

Implications for teaching haiku in ESL and EFL contexts
by Atsushi Iida

Revisiting haiku in America: An interview with Atsushi Iida
by David McMurray

Old Grammarians

Psychoanalysis of public English messages
by Scott Gardner

Showcase & Member's Profile

Member’s Profile: Doron Klemer

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