ERIC Number: ED226604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Cross Currents: Communication/Language/Cultural Skills, Volume IX, Number 2.
Smith, Thomas Walter, Ed.; And Others
Cross Currents, v9 n2 Fall 1982
This biannual journal presents articles, teaching ideas, and book reviews on a range of topics related to the teaching and learning of English as a second language and cross cultural communication issues, especially in regard to Japan and Japanese students. The nine articles address the following topics: (1) interview exercises based on the Community Language Learning approach, (2) a model for characterizing non-native varieties of English, (3) the feasibility of developing a Japanese English adapted to Japanese language and culture, (4) the use of folk tales to develop communicative competence, (5) the Total Physical Response approach, (6) teaching English for specific purposes, (7) a game for stimulating class discussion, (8) two reading or listening exercises, and (9) games for teaching English. (RW)
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Intercultural Communication, Japanese, Learning Activities, Nonstandard Dialects, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Cross Currents, Language Institute of Japan, 4-14-1 Shiroyama, Odawara, 250, Japan ($5.00 plus postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Language Inst. of Japan, Odawara.