Vol. 4. No. 4 December 2000
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A-1 EFL Academic Reading and Modern Technology: How Can We Turn Our Students into Independent Critical Readers? ;  Adina Levine, Orna Ferenz & Thea Reves ( 9 Pgs)
A-2 Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something....: Piloting a Computer Mediated Version of the Michigan Listening Comprehension Test;  Greta J. Gorsuch & Tom Cox ( 16 Pgs)
Classroom Focus: Australia
CF-1 PA-EFL: A Phonological Awareness Program For Indigenous EFL Students With Hearing Disabilities ;   L Yonovitz & A. Yonovitz
Suzanne Irujo, Editor
Code Title & Author Reviewed By
R-1   Contemporary English Janet Podnecky (Literacy Level); Ardith Loustalet Simons and Kathleen Santopietro Weddell (Book 1); Jeanne Becijos, Mechelle Perrott, and Cecelia Ryan (Book 2); Claudia Rucinski-Hatch and Cheryl Kirchner (Book 3); Elizabeth Minicz and Kathryn Powell (Book 4) Joanne Wilkins
R-2 Elizabeth Gareis, Martin S. Allard, and Jacqueline J. Saindon  A Novel Approach: The Shawshank Redemption David R. Martin
R-3 Debra S. Lee, Charles Hall, and Marsha Hurley   American Legal English: Using Language in Legal Contexts Dirk Siepmann
R-4 Moira Sambey   Business English and Communication Jim Bame
R-5 Janis Scalone   Distant Thunder: An Integrated Skills Approach to Learning Language through Literature David R. Martin
R-6 Anne Watson-Delestree and Jimmie Hill   The Working Week: Spoken Business English with a Lexical Approach Annalisa Baicchi
Teacher Resource Books
Code Title & Author Reviewed By
R-7 Christine I. Bennett   Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice (4th ed.) Sabrina Voelz
R-8 Kathleen Graves   Designing Language Courses: A Guide for Teachers Tim Caudery
R-9 Sibylle Gruber (editor)   Weaving a Virtual Web: Practical Approaches to New Information Technologies and Heidi Schweizer   Designing and Teaching an On-Line Course: Spinning Your Web Classrom Sorel Friedman
R-10 Karen E. Johnson (editor)  Teacher Education Nat Bartels
R-11 Loretta F. Kasper  Content-Based College ESL Instruction Beth Droppelman
R-12 Michael Lewis (editor)   Teaching Collocation: Further Developments in the Lexical Approach John M. Graney
R-13 Kate Parry (editor)   Culture, Literacy, and Learning English: Voices from the Chinese Classroom Ronald Gray
R-14 Janice L. Pilgreen   The SSR Handbook: How to Organize and Manage a Sustained Silent Reading Program Neil J. Anderson
R-15 Katharine Davies Samway and Denise McKeon   Myths and Realities: Best Practices for Language Minority Students and
Thomas Ricento and Barbara Burnaby (editors)   Language and Politics in the United States and Canada: Myths and Realities
Karen Woodman
R-16 Anna Silliman and Abigail Tom   Practical Resources for Adult ESL: A Selection Guide to Materials for Adult ESL and ESL/ESOL Literacy Carmen Pinilla Padilla
R-17 Earl W. Stevick   Working with Teaching Methods: What's at Stake? Robert J. Dickey
Language Acquisition
Code Title & Author Reviewed By
R-18 Susan M. Gass and Alison Mackey   Stimulated Recall Methodology in Second Language Research Arif Altun
R-19 Numa Markee   Conversation Analysis Jim Bame
R-20 Nanda Poulisse   Slips of the Tongue: Speech Errors in First and Second Language Production Zsuzsanna Ardó
Media Reviews
Amy Burns Short, Editor
Code Title Reviewed By
M-1 Issues in English     Melissa S. Carr  
M-2 SchMOOze University: A virtual learning environment     Mark Peterson  
Karen Stanley, Editor
F-1 On the Status of Adjunct Teachers Around the World Karen Stanley
On the Internet
Jim Duber, Editor
Int Stories on the Web   Maggie Sokolik