Journal of Second Language Teaching & Research

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Welcome to the Journal of Second Language Teaching and Research (JSLTR). This is an open-access journal which provide a platform both for established and early-career researchers. JSLTR is engaged with building a community of practice (both online and offline) and supports debate and scholarship in second language teaching and research. The journal is published twice a year and accepts research papers and forum articles from the fields of English language and modern language teaching. Research papers and forum articles are all subject to peer review before being accepted for inclusion. Contributions for future editions are welcome.

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Vol 5, No 1 (2016)

Table of Contents


More than a second language: Leadership structure and pedagogic strategies in an Australian International Baccalaureate PYP additional language program. PDF
Dr Susan Ledger, Carol Van Vooren, Angeles Bueno Villaverde, Veronica Steffen, Chun Lai 6-36
The Idea as a Mechanism in Language Teacher Development PDF
Duncan Hunter, Richard Kiely 37-61
An investigation of noun frequencies in cohesive nominal groups PDF
Andrew Drummond 62-88
The Usefulness of a Suggested Paradigm for Improving Paragraph Coherence PDF
Fiona Kwai-peng Siu 89-119
A survey of students’ perceptions of how English writing instruction is carried out in Norwegian upper secondary schools PDF
May Olaug Horverak 120-144
Textbook Writers’ Perspectives on Theoretical Frameworks in Beginning and Intermediate Chinese Textbooks PDF
Jing Wang, Thomas A Upton 145-169

Special Edition: 3rd International Postgraduate Conference on Modern Foreign Languages, Linguistics and Literature

Foreword PDF
Hayo Reinders 170-171
Front Matter PDF
Marco Condorelli 172-175
The Lexical Stage of Expressing Temporality by Bulgarian L2 Instructed Learners PDF
Mariana Gotseva 176-201
Chinese in The Classroom: Initial Findings of The Effects of Four Teaching Methods on Beginner Learners PDF
Caitríona Osborne 202-225
Assessing Collocational Competence: Insights Derived from Libyan Learners of English in an EFL Context PDF
Aisha Ali Dukali 226-252
Unity and Diversity within Pidginized Arabic as Produced by Asian Migrant Workers in the Arabian Gulf PDF
Najah S Albaqawi 253-290

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