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Lewis, M. & Reinders, H. (Eds.). (2014). New ways in teaching adults. TESOL.

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table of contents:
Soyoung Ahn Sharing your Worst Trip Experience:
Practicing the sounds of past tense –ed ending

Lynne Alberts Dealing with dilemmas: Avoiding cultural misunderstandings

Russell Allthorpe Hang on a minute: developing fluency in speaking

Rex Berridge Questioning the text: developing critical reading skills
Jenny Muzamhindo

Karen Best The Writing Process Enacted in a 2-minute Skit

Elizabeth Bigler Holiday speeches: using presentations to exchange culture

Denis Bricault Melody in class: using songs to exchange cultural values

Hazel Chan Watch to learn: using videos or DVDs for note-taking

Rin Cheep-Aranai The Facebook Novel – Digital Storytelling for Oral
Hayo Reinders Communication

Stephanie Claire Stretching the point: developing oral presentation skills

Chris Clark Goal Setting: developing literacy level

Averil Coxhead Radio News: Developing Summarizing Skills

Lin Cui Promoting Learner Autonomy: Narrative paragraph writing in
an English for Academic Purpose Class

Pornapit Darasawang Living Portfolio: Developing Learner Autonomy

Aileen Davidson Learning with rhymes and rhythms: using poems for creative writing

Heather Denny Learning to learn: developing listening skills and learning
vocabulary in context

Mark Dickens Visiting seniors: developing conversation skills at a
Erica Hofmann retirement home

Susan Dils Gee! Have fun and learn with fillers in conversation

Margaret Franken Be your own judge: Discovering features of good texts for
general academic writing classes

Stephanie Fuccio Phonemic Sound Grab

David Gardner Different subject – different style: identifying academic writing styles

Feifei Han I need a job: Role Playing Job Interviews

Peter Hassall Using L1 to teach L2: encourage students to evaluate the
efficiency of L1 and L2

Jo Hilder The pyramid method: raising students’ awareness for note-taking strategies

Belinda Ho Eliciting the components: identifying the characteristics of a letter and a summary/abstract

Moira Izatt Anne of Green Gables: developing listening and speaking

Angela Joe Question and answer quiz: encouraging reading as an interacting process

Alison Kirkness Exploiting the answering machine: using answering machines to practice telephone conventions

Alison Kirkness Proverbs through pictures: undertaking proverbs in context
Margaret Norris

Alison Kirkness Teacher as postie: practicing authentic correspondence

Jose Lai Know how you listen: explaining and identifying strategies for
listening skill

Onuma Lakarnchua Highly Recommended: Honing summarization and
persuasive writing skills

Marilyn Lewis Guessing for learning: predicting the meaning of new words

Marilyn Lewis Welcoming the guests: exchanging information with visitors
in class

Rosemary Lonsdale Academic Writing Through Oral Skills: Discovering
academic conventions

John Macalister Is that funny? Understanding humor through comic strips

Michael Madson Digital ethnography: Learning workplace English through the

Douglas Magrath Literacy Lines: developing sight skill exercises

Douglas Magrath Using authentic materials in ESOL. How to adapt everyday

Margo Menconi Lovely topics: expressing interests in classroom topics

Linda Miles Playing for reviewing: using games for reviewing vocabulary

Lindsay Miller Get to know me: demystifying the role of the teacher
David Gardner

Lindsay Miller The cost of living: motivating students to talk about their
David Gardner own lives

John Murphy Clearer Speech through the Process of Thought Grouping

Duong Bach Nhat Flower-gathering method: exchanging ideas with classmates
for composition

Greg Ogilvie Investigating Intercultural Habits: Mini Research Project about the Frequency of Behaviour in Different Settings

Brian Paltridge Genre and discourse in academic lectures: Developing
listening and note-taking skills

James M. Perren Three’s Company: Interactive Vocabulary Quiz for Skill

Linh Phung Crossword Puzzle Partner: Reviewing Vocabulary and
Practicing Vocabulary Strategies

Jeff Popko Reading while listening:Build receptive skills

Geraldine Ryan Five-minute Focus on Form:A vocabulary activity

Spencer Salas Tickets Out:Checking for Comprehension

Trinh Thi Sao Chalk talk: building confidence in speaking skills

Trinh Thi Sao Dealing with conflicts: developing problem-solving skills for
the workplace

Vicki Melin Schoen The boss and the memos: communicating through writing
memos in a workplace

Larry J. Sinnott Self-evaluation and self-confidence: motivating students to
improve listening and speaking skills

Sean H. Toland The speed-dating game: A merry-go-round of authentic

Zuzana Tomaš Building Oral Fluency: Through the Use of Circle
Ariel Robinson Summarizing
Trisha Dowling

Zuzana Tomaš Encouraging Peer Feedback with Sticky Notes
Susan Dils

Gregory Turner Learning to learn: exchanging learning strategies

Vander Viana Students as Researchers: Investigating Language
Appropriacy through Corpora

Chayata Viriya Taking the classroom to the streets – creating an augmented Hayo Reinders reality campus tour

Sasha Wajnryb Global Problems and Solutions: Developing group
brainstorming, discussion and presentation skills.

Sorada Wattana Gaming for learning: using online games for target language

Gordon West Engaging an Author:
Learning about the social nature of


Cynthia White Bring some language to our class: encouraging students to
give attention to the target language

Kim Hughes Wihelm It’s your story: using news stories to involve students
during and outside class

Lise Winer The bank stops here: learning with visual resources
Dragana Golubovic

Janet Winter You can be a talk show guest: developing oral skills
Olga Boriskina