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LINGUIST List 19.3953

Mon Dec 22 2008

TOC: Language Teaching 42/1 (2008)

Editor for this issue: Fatemeh Abdollahi <fatemehlinguistlist.org>

        1.    Daniel Davies, Language Teaching Vol 42, No 1 (2008)

Message 1: Language Teaching Vol 42, No 1 (2008)
Date: 22-Dec-2008
From: Daniel Davies <ddaviescambridge.org>
Subject: Language Teaching Vol 42, No 1 (2008)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Journal Title: Language Teaching
Volume Number: 42
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2008

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Editor's note

State-of-the-Art Article

Recent developments in language assessment and the case of four large-scale
tests of ESOL ability
Stephen Stoynoff

A Language in Focus

Review of recent research (2002–2008) on applied linguistics and language
teaching with specific reference to L2 German (part 1)
Johannes Eckerth, Karen Schramm, Erwin Tschirner

Plenary Speeches

Assessing intercultural capability in learning languages: Some issues and
Angela Scarino

‘Community’, semiotic flows, and mediated contribution to activity
Steven L. Thorne

Research Timeline

Assessing academic writing in foreign and second languages
Alister Cumming

Replication Studies

Negotiated interaction in the L2 classroom
Johannes Eckerth

Research in Progress

AILA Africa Research Network Launch 2007: Research into the use of the African
languages for academic purposes
Rosemary Wildsmith-Cromarty

Comparative Book Review

Language testing and assessment: Recent perspectives on research and practice J.
Charles Alderson, Diagnosing foreign language proficiency. London: Continuum,
2005. Pp. vi + 284. ISBN 0-8264-9388-2 (pbk). Glenn Fulcher & Fred Davidson,
Language testing and assessment: An advanced resource book. New York: Routledge,
2007. Pp. vii + 403. ISBN 978-0-415-33947-6 (pbk). Margo Gottlieb & Diep Nguyen,
Assessment and accountability in language education programs. Philadelphia, PA:
Caslon Publishing, 2007. Pp. iii + 237. ISBN 0-9727507-7-0 (pbk). Anthony Green,
IELTS Washback in context: Preparation for academic writing in higher education.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. vii + 386. ISBN
978-0-521-69292-2 (pbk). Tim McNamara & Carsten Roever, Language testing: The
social dimension. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2006. Pp. xi + 291. ISBN
978-1-4051-5543-4 (pbk).
Christine A. Coombe

Publications Received

Forthcoming in Language Teaching

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
                            Applied Linguistics

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