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Language Learning & Technology

October 2007 Volume 11, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. LiT"gloss"

    Jean LeLoup & Robert Ponterio

    Reading in a second language (L2) is important for a variety of reasons. Reading authentic materials, in particular, allows L2 learners to engage with native speaker content, and ultimately the... More

    pp. 4-7

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  2. E-Texts, Mobile Browsing, and Rich Internet Applications

    Robert Godwin-Jones

    Online reading is evolving beyond the perusal of static documents with Web pages inviting readers to become commentators, collaborators, and critics. The much-ballyhooed Web 2.0 is essentially a... More

    pp. 8-13

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  3. Vocabulary Learning in an Automated Graded Reading Program

    Hung-Tzu Huang & Hsien-Chin Liou

    Adult L2 learners are often encouraged to acquire new words through reading in order to promote language proficiency. Yet preparing suitable reading texts is often a challenge for teachers because ... More

    pp. 64-82

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  4. Reading Authentic EFL Text Using Visualization and Advance Organizers in a Multimedia Learning Environment

    Huifen Lin & Tsuiping Chen

    The purpose of this experimental study was to compare the effects of different types of computer-generated visuals (static versus animated) and advance organizers (descriptive versus question) in... More

    pp. 83-106

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  5. Reading Comprehension Exercises Online: The Effects of Feedback, Proficiency and Interaction

    Philip Murphy

    This paper describes an ongoing project to create an online version of a reading programme, a custom-designed English language proficiency course at a university in Japan. Following an... More

    pp. 107-129

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  6. A Mobile-Device-Supported Peer-Assisted Learning System for Collaborative Early EFL Reading

    Yu-Ju Lan, Yao-Ting Sung & Kuo-En Chang

    Collaborative learning methods which emphasize peer interaction have been widely applied to increase the intensity and effectiveness of EFL reading programs. However, simply grouping students... More

    pp. 130-151

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