Language Issues: The ESOL journal
Language Issues is NATECLA's part peer reviewed journal for language teaching professionals.
It explores the area between academic research and classroom practice, discussing teaching, training, management and research into ESOL and community languages. Language Issues looks at broad issues and big ideas and is an invaluable resource for teachers, students, researchers and policy makers.
Language Issues' co-editors are Jo-Ann Delaney and Sally Bird
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Find out more about Language Issues:
Language Issues Volume 26.2 out now - new Winter 2015 edition
This edition includes reports from this year's conference plus a rich variety of articles - see details below.
NATECLA Conference 2015 Keynote
What works and what doesn’t in English language teaching
Peer reviewed articles
- Using content-based instruction to support college‑bound ESOL students’ transition to post‑secondary education. Virginia M. Tong, Mimi Blaber, and David Housel
- Heteronormativity in EFL textbooks and in two genres of children’s literature (Harry Potter and same-sex parent
family picture books) Jane Sunderland and Mark McGlashan
- Exploring LGBT lives and issues in adult ESOL Part Two
- LGBT invisibility in language learning materials Ben Goldstein
- Issues emerging from the pilot of an online module on vocabulary learning by low-educated adult immigrants Martha Young-Scholten
- Unplugging the teachers: experimenting with Dogme in the ESOL classroom Ann Cowie
- Recognising and working with emergent language in the ESOL classroom: interaction and learning in small group conversations Richard Gallen
- Participatory ESOL Dermot Bryers
- The effects of policy changes on ESOL Ellen Gwynt
Voices from the classroom
- Developing effective reading strategies in the ESOL classroom Daniel Xerri
- Using drama and roleplay in ES(O)L classes Oya Karabetca
- Exploring the use of storytelling in the language classroom Sarah Telfer
Reports and reviews
Reviewed by Jo-Ann Delaney
- A taste of the IATEFL ES(O)L Special Interest Group Day 2015 Jo Gakonga
- Training to Teach Adults English Irene Schwab, Jane Allemano, David Mallows and Anne McKeown
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