2012 Quarterly

| December 3, 2014


Volume 14 Issue 4: December 2012 Quarterly Journal

1. Paul Underwood and Matthew Wallace – The Effects of Instruction in Reduced Forms on the Performance of Low-Proficiency EFL University Students

2. Wen-hsien Yang  – Evaluating the Effectiveness of Genre-Based Instruction: A Writing Course of English for Hospitality and Tourism

3. Hui-ju Liu  – Exploring Academic Self-Concept among Learners with Foreign Language Anxiety

4.Vahid Aryadoust – Using Cognitive Diagnostic Assessment to Model the Underlying Structure of a Listening Test: A Sub-Skill-Based Approach

5. Luca Rognoni and Carla Cristina Munhoz Xavier  – Thematic Clustering in Second Language Vocabulary Learning: Scenarios versus Mental Scenes Development

6. John Draper – Revisiting English in Thailand

7. Shin-Mei Kao and Wang-Chi Weng  – “Do You Understand?”: An Analysis of Native and Non-native EFL Teachers’ Questioning Patterns at a Taiwanese Cram School

8. Angelia Lu  – Transitivity Shifts in Academic Writing

Book Reviews

1. Ken Hyland & Fiona Hyland (Eds).Reviewed by Aysha Viswamohan –  Feedback in Second Language Writing: Contexts and Issues.

2. Charles J. Alderson. Reviewed by Deepti Gupta – Diagnosing Foreign language Proficiency: The Interface Between Learning
and Assessment

3. Thomas S. C. Farrell and Leketi Makalela (Eds). Reviewed by Iris F. Levitis – Language Teacher Research in Africa

4. A. J. Liddicoat. Reviewed by Hayriye Kayi – An Introduction to Conversation Analysis


Volume 14 Issue 3: September 2012 Quarterly Edition

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Table of Contents:
Foreword by Wen-Chi Vivian Wu

Article 1. Rasheed Al-Jarrah and Sayyah Al-Ahmad – An Optimality-theoretic Account of Corrective Feedback in Process Writing

Article 2.  Mohamed Ridha Ben Maad – Towards a Discerning Image of Learners’ Estimation of Task Difficulty and Motivation: Goal Orientations Highlighted

Article 3. Julian Cheng Chiang Chen – Designing a Computer-mediated, Task-based Syllabus: A Case Study in a Taiwanese EFL Tertiary Class

Article 4. Katie Kim – L2 Phone-based Interaction (PBI) and Development of Communicative Competence: A Case Study of an Adult s English Learning in EFL Context

Article 5. Elizabeth Root – Participation in and Opposition to the Ideology of English in South Korea: Insights from Personal Narratives

Article 6. Yo In’nami and Rie Koizumi – A Quantitative Reanalysis of Data on the Structure of L1 and L2 Language Ability in Multitrait-Multimethod Studies

Article 7. Zahra Fotovatnia and Alireza Barouni Ebrahimi – Word Knowledge: Aspects, Viewpoints and Performances

Article 8. Shizhou Yang – A Small Clean Warm Plastic : Understanding EFL1 Autobiographical Writing and Identity

Article 9.  Zhi Hong , Linda Van Doren, Jianghong   –   A Comparison and Contrast of Discourse Patterns among Three Groups Essays and the Implications for Teaching English Writing in Chinese Tertiary Education.

Book Reviews

1.Guglielmo Trentin. Reviewed by Weihong Wang – Networked Collaborative Learning: Social Interaction and Active Learning (1st ed.)
2.Sam McCarter and Phil Jakes. Reviewed by Sally Ashton-Hay – Uncovering EAP: How to Teach Academic Writing and Reading
3. J. P. Gee & E. R. Hayes. Reviewed by Servet i‡elik and Hasan SaÄŸlamel – Language and Learning in the Digital Age
4. Claudia V. Angelelli. Reviewed by Pi-Chi Han – Medical Interpreting and Cross-cultural Communication


Volume 14 Issue 2: June 2012 Quarterly Edition

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Table of Contents:
Foreword by Dr. Rahma Ibrahim Al-Mahrooqi

Article 1. Patrick Ng – Contextual influences on the Teaching Practice of a beginning TESOL teacher: A narrative inquiry

Article 2.  Michael Fennell, PhD – To act in a good way Constructions of EFL teacher-self

Article 3. Li-Yi Wang – Moving towards the transition: Non-native EFL teachers perception of native-speaker norms and responses to varieties of English in the era of global spread of English

Article 4. Melodie Cook – Revisiting Japanese English Teachers (JTEs) Perceptions of Communicative, Audio-lingual, and Grammar Translation (Yakudoku) Activities: Beliefs, Practices, and Rationales

Article 5. Tariq Elyas and Michelle Picard – Towards a Globalized Notion of English Language Teaching in Saudi Arabia: A Case Study

Article 6. Stan Pederson- Collaborative play making using ill-structured problems: Effect on pre-service language teachers beliefs

Article 7.   Toshinobu Nagamine – A Metaphor Analysis of Preservice EFL Teachers Beliefs regarding Professional Identity

Book Reviews

1. Edgar W. Schneider. Reviewed by Silvia Bruti – Postcolonial English. Varieties around the world (1st ed.)
2. Andrea DeCapua. Reviewed by Ozgur Yildirim –  Grammar for Teachers: A Guide to American English for Native and Non-Native Speakers
3. Mark Sebba. Reviewed by Jing Zhao – Spelling and society: The culture and politics of orthography around the world
4. John Field. Reviewed by Zeng Yajun – Listening in the Language Classroom


Volume 14 Issue 1: March 2012 Quarterly Edition

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Table of Contents:
Foreword by Amina Hachemi

Article 1. Yueh-Tzu Chiang – Integrating Input Enhancement and Processing Instruction in Promoting Acquisition of English Phrasal Verbs

Article 2.  Touran Ahour, Jayakaran Mukundan and Shameem Rafik-Galea Continue Cooperative and Individual Reading: The Effect on Writing Fluency and Accuracy

Article 3. Wuhan Zhu – Modal Verbs [1] for Politeness in Email Requests to Professors: The Case of Chinese EFL Learners

Article 4. Kedir Assefa Tessema – Reluctance to Write Among Students in the Context of an Academic Writing Course in an Ethiopian University

Article 5. Shoafeng Li and Wenxia Liang – The Dynamic Nature of Learner Beliefs: The Relationship between Beliefs about EFL Learning and Proficiency in a Chinese Context

Article 6. Siping Liu and Jian Wang – Characteristics and Transformation of Native English Speaker Teachers Beliefs: A Study of U.S. English Teachers in China

Article 7. Eunice Tang – To Teach More or More to Teach: Vocabulary-Based Instruction in the Chinese EFL Classroom

Article 8. Elnaz Ghaleasadi – Thematization in Romantic and Criminal Short Stories in English and Persian: Implications for Second Language Reading

Book Reviews

1. J. C. Ingram. Reviewed by Francis A. Andrew – Neurolinguistics. An Introduction to Spoken Language Processing and its Disorders
2. Silva, T., & Matsuda, P. K. (Eds.). Reviewed by Hyun-Joo Oh –  Practicing Theory in Second Language Writing
3. Xiaoye You. Reviewed by Jamie Elizabeth Marko – Writing in the Devil’s Tongue: A History of English Composition in China
4. L. Butler. Reviewed by Tamatha A. Roman – New Password 4: A Reading and Vocabulary Text (2nd ed.)

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