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ERIC Number: ED448608
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 45
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1344-204X
Literacy across Cultures, Spring/Summer 2000.
Dycus, David, Ed.
Literacy across Cultures, v4 n1 Spr-Sum 2000
Literacy across Cultures, the journal of the Foreign Language Literacy Special Interest Group, a special interest group formed within the Japan Association for Language Teaching, seeks to network people, ideas, theory, practice, and experiences that can help lead to a better understanding of foreign language literacy. This issue contains six articles and two book reviews. The articles include the following: "Automaticity Theory and EFL in Japan: With Some Specific Applications for Reading" (Fumiko Yoshimura); "Selection of Reading Texts: Moving beyond Content Schema" (Maya Khemlani David, Lynne Norazit); "Language Learning Strategies and Language Use Applied to Foreign Language Reading and Writing: A Simplified Menu Approach" (Anthony S. Rausch); "The Promise and Practice of Extensive Reading: An Interview with George Jacobs and Willy Renandya, SEAMEO Regional Language Center (RELC), Singapore" (Andy Barfield); "Expressive Writing Skills Enhanced through the Use of Poetry" (Prisca Molotsi); and "On-Line Newspapers as a Source of Language Teaching Material" (Paul Wringer, David Dycus). The issue also includes reviews of two books: "A History of Reading," reviewed by John Lindberg; and "Conversations of the Mind: The Uses of Journal Writing for Second Language Learners," reviewed by Michael Carroll. (Contains 2 tables, 2 figures, 19 suggested Web links, and 52 references.) (KFT)
For full text: http://www.aasa.ac.jp/~dcdycus/FLL.HTM.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Japan Association for Language Teaching, Tokyo.