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January 2007 Volume 24, Number 2

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Come Ride the Wave: But Where Is It Taking Us?

    Dorothy M. Chun

    Anyone who has ever tried to surf knows that it is not easy to actually catch a wave. A person has to paddle the surfboard out to where the waves are and work on his/her timing and paddle fast... More

    pp. 239-252

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  2. The Expanding Role of Technology in Foreign Language Teacher Education Programs

    Christopher L. Luke & Jody S. Britten

    The advent of the technological era continues to impact foreign language education in numerous ways. Current and future foreign language educators must learn to effectively and meaningfully merge... More

    pp. 253-267

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  3. Face-to-Face and Computer-Mediated Peer Review in EFL Writing

    Mei-ching Ho & Sandra J. Savignon

    This paper examines the use of face-to-face peer review (FFPR) and computer-mediated peer review (CMPR) in an Asian English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) academic writing context. The participants... More

    pp. 269-290

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  4. Intercultural Learning via Instant Messenger Interaction

    Li Jin & Tony Erben

    This paper reports on a qualitative study investigating the viability of instant messenger (IM) interaction to facilitate intercultural learning in a foreign language class. Eight students in a... More

    pp. 291-311

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  5. Using the French Tutor Multimedia Package or a Textbook to Teach Two French Past Tense Verbs: Which Approach Is More Effective?

    Giselle Corbeil

    This paper examines the difference in learning outcomes between two groups of students, one of which used the "French Tutor," a multimedia package, and the other a textbook to learn the formation... More

    pp. 313-330

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  6. The Effects of Using CALL on Advanced Chinese Foreign Language Learners

    Linda L. Chang

    This study investigates the effect of a CALL application designed to enhance speaking and listening in Mandarin Chinese on advanced students' verbal skills, learning attitudes, and self-efficacy. A... More

    pp. 331-353

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  7. CALL Vocabulary Learning in Japanese: Does Romaji Help Beginners Learn More Words?

    Yoshiko Okuyama

    This study investigated the effects of using Romanized spellings on beginner-level Japanese vocabulary learning. Sixty-one first-semester students at two universities in Arizona were both taught... More

    pp. 355-379

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  8. Technology Applications in English Language Teaching in Egyptian Universities: A Developing Relationship

    Liz England

    A study was conducted in Egypt to investigate how technology is used in English language instruction at the university level. Results indicate that teachers and learners alike are ready and, in... More

    pp. 381-406

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