Journal of Second Language Teaching & Research

General Editor

Michael Thomas (


Christian Jones (

Daniel Waller (


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.

For all correspondence with the journal, please contact:

Daniel Waller (

Christian Jones (

Vol 4, No 1

Table of Contents


Testing receptive knowledge of derivational affixes PDF
Brett Collins, Paul Nation 6-23
The role of the first language in meaning-focused and form-focused second language learning PDF
Binh Thanh Ta 24-37
The effects of task complexity on the complexity of the second language written production PDF
Umi Kalsom Masrom, Nik Aloesnita Nik Mohd Alwi, Nor Shidrah Mat Daud 38-66
The effectiveness of collaborative reading in tertiary level EFL teaching in Iran PDF
Dr Esmaeil Momtaz 67-94
A Correlation Analysis of Tech-based English Activities and Japanese Elementary Student Affective Variables PDF
David Ockert 95-110
The impact of Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) on reading by nonnative speakers PDF
Zann Boo, Kathy Conklin 111-129
The Effectiveness of Explicit Corrective Feedback in the Second Language Classroom PDF
Paul Chamness Miller, Wei Pan 130-153
Attitudes to the Use of L1 and Translation in Second Language Teaching and Learning (Part 2) PDF
P M Druce 154-175
Using Pre/Post-Testing to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Online Language Programs PDF
Angela Felix 176-193

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