TESOL Working Paper Series

The TESOL Working Paper Series publishes papers related to the field of second language teaching, particularly the teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). It is published annually by the TESOL programs in the Department of English and Applied Linguistics at Hawaii Pacific University.

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ISSN 2573-1467

VOLUME 15, 2017

EDITOR: Hanh thi Nguyen

ASSISTANT EDITOR: Justin Pannell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History of the English Language and TESOL: A Collection of Essays in Honor of Dr. Edward F. Klein

Oscar Silio, Airen Miraflor, Mary Johnson, Justin Pannell, Vanessa Butterfield

Hawaii Pacific University, USA

 

English Slogans in German Advertising: Comprehensibility and Perception by Germans

Friederike Partsch

Richard-Hallmann Gemeinschaftsschule Trappenkamp, Germany

 

An Exploratory Study on Politeness Strategies in Requests by Korean Learners of English and American English Speakers

Milang Shin

Hawaii Pacific University, USA

 

Issues in the Implementation of Bilingual Education in Vietnam

Do-Na Chi

An Giang University, Vietnam

 

Assessing the Suitability of the Project 2020 Test for EFL Teachers in Vietnam

Van Hoang Le

University of Queensland, Australia

 

The Output Hypothesis: From Theory to Practice

Justin Pannell, Friederike Partsch, Nicholas Fuller

Hawaii Pacific University, USA

 

A Reassessment of Translation in the Second Language Classroom

Zachary Payne, Adam Brod, Reina Horton, Nicholas Fuller

Hawaii Pacific University, USA

Richard-Hallmann Gemeinschaftsschule Trappenkamp, Germany

Past Issues

Introduction - Hanh thi Nguyen

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES

How globalism is represented in English textbooks in Japan
Kazu Hanashiro
Awase Special Needs School, Okinawa, Japan

 

English loanwords and made-in-Japan English in Japanese
Mariko Hatanaka & Justin Pannell
Hawaiʻi Pacific University, USA

 

What does Pidgin sound like today?
Cheyenne Low
Hawai‘i Pacific University, USA

 

Phonological difficulties encountered by Italian learners of English: An error analysis
Anne Wheelock
Hawaiʻi Pacific University, USA

 

Flipping a content-based ESL course: An action research report
Yukiko Oki
Hawaiʻi Tokai International College, USA

 

Intake in second language acquisition
Do-Na Chi
An Giang University, Vietnam


 

Portfolio assessment in second/foreign language pedagogy
Huy V. Phung
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, USA



A critical review of Pimsleur language learning programs
Ann Tai Choe
Teachers College, Columbia University, USA



VOICES FROM THE FIELD

Learning Catalan in Andorra
Sara Fowler
Singular Acadèmia d’Anglès, Andorra

Learning Yapese in Yap
Jean Kirschenmann
Hawaiʻi Pacific University, USA

Learning Spanish in Spain
Zachary Payne
Hawaiʻi Pacific University, USA

Learning Italian in the United States and Italy
Anne Wheelock
Hawaiʻi Pacific University, USA

Learning English in Vietnam
Minh-Chien Duong & Do-Na Chi
An Giang University, Vietnam

Learning English in Vietnam and the United States
Linh Tran
Phu Quoc High School, Vietnam

 

ISSN 2573-1467

VOLUME 11, 2013

EDITOR: Hanh thi Nguyen

ASSISTANT EDITOR: Brian Rugen

 

INTRODUCTION

Hanh thi Nguyen

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES

A Corpus-based Analysis of the Evaluative Adjectives Interesting and Nice in Written and Spoken English
Linh Ai Tran

 

Developing Extensive Listening for EFL Learners Using Internet Resources
Yen (Ingrid) Vo

 

Titles as Metaphors for Structures in the Music of John Coltrane
Kenneth William Cook & Russell Thomas Alfonso

 

BOOK REVIEW

A Review of “Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners”
Kaile A. Chong

 

LESSON PLANS

PREPARING STUDENTS FOR JOB INTERVIEWS

Introduction
Candis K. L. Lee

Teaching Unit
Kristian Howland, Yukiko Oki, Tyson P. Umberger, Vanessa Balagtas, Rahma Kadir

ISSN 2573-1467

VOLUME 10, 2012

EDITOR: Hanh thi Nguyen

ASSISTANT EDITOR: Brian Rugen

Introduction

Hanh thi Nguyen

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES

Japanese Middle School Students in Speaking Tests: Use of The L1 and Communication Strategies
Saeko Tsukimi

 

A Microanalysis of Gestures in Classroom Talk
Hong Thi Xuan Le & Corey Gonzales

 

Social And Cultural Issues in Some EFL Textbooks in Korea
Hyorim Kim

 

English-Vietnamese Bilingual Code-Switching in Conversations: How And Why
Thanh Phuong Nguyen

 

The Construction of AQueer Community in NS-NNS Talk
Lajlim Yang

 

Blattesvenska: ForeignerSwedish And Its Implications For Language Teaching
Matias Plada

 

EXPLORATORY INVESTIGATIONS

Disagreement Sequences in a Naturally Occurring Conversation and in a Textbook Dialog
Saeko Tsukimi

 

Turn-Taking in A Naturally Occurring Conversation And A Textbook Dialog
Corey Gonzales

 

Question Intonation Patterns in A Real-life Conversation And in Textbook Dialogs
Linh Thuy Huynh

 

Pidgin Voices

Introduction: Hanh thi Nguyen

Prapa Da Pidgin: Christopher Erickson

"Dat's Pidgin Kinda Talk, Yeah?": Monica Smith

"The Culture Is Changing": Emily Moore

 

BOOK REVIEW

A Review of English for Primary Teachers
Yen T. Vo

 

LESSON PLAN

Inquiry-based Learning: Gender Stereotypes in Advertising
Ann "Diane" Tai & Emily S. Tregelles

ISSN 2573-1467

VOLUME 9, ISSUES 1 & 2, 2011

EDITOR: Hanh thi Nguyen

ASSISTANT EDITOR: Brian Rugen

 

Introduction
Hanh thi Nguyen

 

Using Praat to Teach Intonation to ESL Students
Hang Thu Le & Jennifer Brook

 

Students’ Questioning in Classroom Discourse: A Preliminary Microanalysis
Pei-Ling “Bella” Lee

 

Types of Pre-modified Input in Second Language Learning
Hong thi Xuan Le

 

 

Hawaii Local English
Ken Cook

 

The Affordances of YouTube for Language Learning and Teaching
Jennifer Brook

 

Using Seedfolks with English Language Learners: A Resource File for ESL and EFL Teachers
Introduction
Jean Kirschenmann

 

Teaching Activities
Jay Soon Ahn, Kimberly Cole, Aileen Mami Fujita, Sung Kyung (Sunny) Kim, Molly Lippert, Jesse Sliva, Aya Terazawa

VOLUME 7, ISSUE 2, FALL 2009

Editors: Hanh thi Nguyen & Candis L. K. Lee

 

Introduction
Hanh thi Nguyen & Candis L. K. Lee

 

Negotiation for meaning and second language acquisition in a family conversation
Eric T. Bentkowski

 

Assessing English language learners for a learning disability or a language issue
Sarah Mariah Fisher

 

The Oxford English Dictionary: Defining Moments
Elizabeth Ann Tuthill

 

Teaching Activities: Tropical Nations in Winter Olympics
Sachiko Sawamura

VOLUME 6, ISSUE 2, FALL 2008

Editors: Hanh Thi Nguyen & Jean Kirschenmann

 

INTRODUCTION
Hanh thi Nguyen & Jean Kirschenmann

 

HYPERTEXT LITERACY: READING STRATEGIES AND COMPREHENSION ON THE INTERNET
Mika Harashima

 

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT
Kumi Matsushita Kojima

 

AUTHENTICITY IN LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT
Yunai “Amy” Wang

 

SOME VIETNAMESE STUDENTS’ PROBLEMS WITH ENGLISH GRAMMAR: A PRELIMINARY STUDY
Dan Van Dao

 

REVIEW OF "ASSESSING YOUNG LANGUAGE LEARNERS" (BOOK REVIEW)
Misuzu “Zuzu” Emura

 

REVIEW OF "READING MAGIC: WHY READING ALOUD TO OUR CHILDREN WILL CHANGE THEIR LIVES FOREVER" (BOOK REVIEW)
Rachel Liguzinski

 

TASK-BASED INSTRUCTION: FROM CONCEPTS TO THE CLASSROOM
Debra Powers

 

PROJECT-BASED LANGUAGE TEACHING: A COLLECTION OF TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Introduction, Hanh thi Nguyen

Health Awareness:

Fast Food, Dungthi Nguyen

Is organic food really better for you? Nicole Otero

Social Issues:

Pollution in Halong Bay, Vietnam, Dan Van Dao

Street children and beggars in Vietnam, Tai Vo

Inquiring about Shantytowns of Manila, Philippines, Danny Spencer

Writing Letters to the Editor, Louis K Wai

Cultural Awareness:

Valentine’s Day, Yi-Jen “Christine” Wang

Understanding etiquette in different world settings, Yun-ai “Amy” Wang

VOLUME 5, ISSUE 2, FALL 2007

EDITORS: HANH THI NGUYEN & JEAN KIRSCHENMANN

 

INTRODUCTION
Hanh thi Nguyen & Jean Kirschenmann

 

ARTICULATORY PRONUNCIATION PROBLEMS WITH VOWELS BY JAPANESE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH: INSIGHTS FROM A CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS
Yoshie Nishikiori

 

THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH IN AUSTRALIA
Nimabuchi

 

WRITING IN CALL: A PILOT STUDY ON HOW ONLINE JOURNALING CAN BE EFFECTIVE IN LANGUAGE LEARNING
Yoshie Nishikiori

 

BRINGING PEDAGOGICAL PRINCIPLES TO THE CLASSROOM: AN ESSAY ON STUDENT MOTIVATION,

Hye-Young Sung Materials for Vocabulary and Grammar Development Based on the Principles of Input processing, Recycling, and Closed-task Output:

Introduction, Catherine Sajna

Developing Vocabulary, Dan Dao & Chiharu Iwamoto

Developing Grammar I: Simple Present Tense, Alison Fukuchi Tai Vo, & Chris Ferry

Developing Grammar II: Simple Past Tense, Trang Hung Son, Dung thi Nguyen, & Edwin Davis, Jr.

 

Problem Solving Activities:

Introduction, Hanh thi Nguyen

O‘ahu Coral Reefs, Alison Fukuchi

Endangered Species, Yoshie Nishikiori

Homelessness in Hawai‘i, Sieu Phan

 

WEBQUESTS:

Introduction, Hanh thi Nguyen

School Search, Daniela Wagner

O‘ahu Traffic Problem, Alison Fukuchi

Freedom Trail, Yoshie Nishikiori

All volumes produced PRIOR to Volume 4, Issue 2, Fall 2006 are available only in print. Please contact Dr. Hanh Nguyen at hnguyen@hpu.edu for further information.

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COVER IMAGE: "Calligraphy I," watercolor painting by Barbara Kellogg, 2011. Reproduced with permission from the artist.

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