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Lost in Citations

This week on the podcast:

#142. Chris Cooper (Rikkyo University)

Cooper, C. R. (2022). A corpus of short YouTube news videos to inform course design and materials development in an EFL university setting in Japan. In J. Colpaert, Y. Wang, & G. Stockwell (Eds.), Proceedings of the XXIst International CALL Research Conference (pp. 33–46). Castledown Publishers.

Coming soon on the podcast:

September 20th

#143. Michael Hofmeyr (Osaka University)

Hofmeyr, M. (2023). Attitudes towards digital game-based language learning among Japanese university students. Japan Association for Language Teaching Computer Assisted Language Learning Journal (JALT CALL Journal), 19(1).

October 4th

#144. Scott Aubrey (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Aubrey, S. & Philpott, A. (2023). Second language task engagement in face-to-face and synchronous video-based computer-mediated communication modes: Performances and perceptions. System, 113.

October 18th

#145. Naheen Madarbakus-Ring (Osaka University)

Madarbakus-Ring, N. (2020). Developing graded TED Talks to integrate academic vocabulary into listening lessons for pre-sessional learners. The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching, 1-7.

November 1st

#146. Steven Pattison (Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University)

Pattison, S. (2019). A Levinsonian account of irony in Jonathan Coe’s The Rotters’ Club. Pragmatics and Literature, 45-71.

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