September, 2016


Volume 7, Number 3, September 2016

A general issue edited by Jo Mynard

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Full articles

  • Self-Access Centres in South Korea: Bridging Physical and Online Spaces by Seanan Clifford (237-259) [full text] [PDF]
  • Advising in Language Learning: Confirmation Requests for Successful Advice-Giving by Yukari Rutson­-Griffiths and Mathew Porter (260-286) [full text] [PDF]

Edited by Hisako Yamashita

  • New Scenarios in Autonomy for Foreign Language Learning: Conference Summary and Reflections by Phil Benson, Marina del Carmen Chávez Sánchez, David McLoughlin, Jo Mynard, and María de la Paz Adelia Peña Clavel (287-296) [full text] [PDF]

Language Learning Spaces: Self-Access in Action
Edited by Katherine Thornton

Part 6: Attracting users

  • Introduction: Promoting Engagement with Language Learning Spaces: How to Attract Users and Create a Community of Practice by Katherine Thornton (297-300) [full text] [PDF]
  • Increasing Attendance in a Self-Access Language Lounge by Simon Bibby, Kym Jolley, and Frances Shiobara (301-311) [full text] [PDF]
  • Extensive Reading as the First Step to Use the SALC: The Acclimation Period and a Community of Language Learners by Satomi Shibata (312-321) [full text] [PDF]
  • Promoting Independent English Language Learning within an Asian Tertiary Institution: The Lingnan Experience by Marc C. LeBane, Mariel Shilling, and Austin Harris (322-330) [full text] [PDF]

Upcoming event

  • Student conference: Empowering Students in Self-Access Learning Conference (ESSALC) on October 15th. More details.

Cover photo: Taken in the SALC at Hiroshima Bunkyo Women’s University, Japan.

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