ERIC Number: ED478566
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Second Language Acquisition Research in Japan. JALT Applied Materials.
Robinson, Peter, Ed.; Sawyer, Mark, Ed.; Ross, Steven, Ed.
This collection of papers includes the following: "Second Language Acquisition Research in Japan: Theoretical Issues" (Peter Robinson, Mark Sawyer, and Steven Ross); (2) "Focus on Form: Implicit and Explicit Form Focused Instruction Incorporated into a Communicative Task" (Hitoshi Muranoi); (3) "A Task that Works for Negotiation of Meaning" (Terefumi Fubata); (4) "Noticing Output and its Effects on Learner Production" (David Aline); (5) "Implicit and Explicit Instruction of L2 Complex Request Forms" (Satomi Takahashi); (6) "Literacy as an Anchor for the Spoken Language: Evidence from Adult Attriters of L2 Japanese" (Lyne Hansen and Jesse Newbold); (7) "Relationships among Attitudes, Motivation, Anxiety and English Language Proficiency in Japanese College Students" (Amy Yamashiro and John McLaughlin); (8) "Investigating the Role of Aptitude in an EFL Course in Japan" (James Sick and Kay Irie); (9) "The Role of the Language Teacher: Cross Cultural Perspectives" (Stephen M. Ryan and Veronica Makarova); and (10) "Japanese Secondary Students Attaining Oral Proficiency: Interviews with More and Less Proficient Individuals" (Jacqueline Beebe). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Anxiety, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, High School Students, Higher Education, Interlanguage, Interpersonal Communication, Language Proficiency, Language Teachers, Research, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Japan Association for Language Teaching, Tokyo.
Identifiers - Location: Japan