ERIC Number: ED390255
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Hong Kong Papers in Linguistics and Language Teaching.
Hong Kong Papers in Linguistics and Language Teaching, v18 Sep 1995
This serial presents articles, reports, and conference reports on various topics concerned with language-related areas, including general linguistics, teaching methodology, curriculum development, testing, evaluation, educational technology, language planning, and bilingual education. Articles in this volume are: (1) "Task Difficulty From the Learners' Perspective: Perceptions and Reality" (David Nunan and Ken Keobke); (2) "Processes and Their Products: A Comparison of Task" (Desmond Allison, Vivien Berry, and Jo Lewkowicz); (3) "The Author in the Text: Hedging in Scientific Writing" (Ken Hyland); (4) "How High Can a Dead Cat Bounce?: Metaphor and the Hong Kong Stock Market" (Geoff P. Smith); (5) "Modifying Meanings: Modality and Argumentation in Students' Written Answers to a Legal Problem" (Desmond Allison); (6) "Practising What We Preach: Creating the Conditions for Student Autonomy" (Nigel Bruce); (7) "Citing Previous Writers: What Can We Say Instead of 'Say'" (Valerie Pickard); and (8) "Theme Choice and Lateral Verbs in Newspaper Editorials" (Thomas Hawes and Sarah Thomas). Reports include: (1) "Review of SurveyPlus: Individual Learning Needs Assessment Software Temasek Plus" (David Gardner); (2) "Kitchen Design Project for Architecture" (Monica Hill and Dora Pao); and (3) "The Writing Needs of Postgraduate Students at the University of Hong Kong" (Linda Cooley and Jo Lewkowicz). Two Conference reports are presented: (1) "TESOL 1995: Building Futures Together" (Monica Hill); and (2) "The British Council Language Centre International ELT Conference and Book Fair 1994 on English Language Teaching Resources (Valerie Pickard). (NAV)
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Language Skills, Language Teachers, Learning Strategies, Needs Assessment, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Needs, Task Analysis, Thematic Approach, Verbs, Written Language
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hong Kong Univ. English Language Centre.
Identifiers: Hedges (Linguistics); Hong Kong
Note: For individual articles, see FL 023 433-440. For volume 17, see ED 377 693.