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ERIC Number: ED462841
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 788
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0289-7938
The Language Teacher, 2001.
Swanson, Malcolm, Ed.; Long, Robert, Ed.
These issues of "The Language Teacher" examine second language learning issues in Japan, focusing on such topics as the following: language educators and labor law; using videofeedback to nurture self-monitoring skills; learning diaries in learner training; English for special learners; developing listening subskills with trivia; attitude and motivation in language learning; the need for change in English writing instruction in Japan; the role and influence of Japan's university entrance exams; the On-Line Teaching Evaluation Regional Workshop; task-based methodology and sociocultural history; the best Japanese-English character dictionaries for meeting Kanji-learning needs; applying for a university job in Japan; stress, disempowerment, bullying, and school non-attendance; apathy and post-meritocracy in higher education; rethinking text within a task-based approach to language teaching; machine translation and the future of English as a global language; the language teacher's peer support group; cross-age peer tutoring in an English as a Foreign Language writing class; video production to enhance language learning; and a four-step approach for improved syllabus design coherence. (SM)
JALT Central Office, Urban Edge Building, 5F, 1-37-9, Taito, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0016, Japan (current issue, 950 yen, back issue, 500 yen; overseas annual subscription: 10,000 yen airmail, 8,000 yen seamail). Tel: 81-3-3837-1630; Fax: 81-3-3837-1631; e-mail: jalt@gol.com; Web site: http://www.jalt.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: EnglishJapanese
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Japan Association for Language Teaching.
Identifiers - Location: Japan