MEXTESOL Journal : Vol. 41 No. 3, 2017

Published: August, 2017
ISSN: 2395-9908

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Editor-in-Chief: M. Martha Lengeling, Universidad de Guanajuato

Associate Editor for Refereed Articles: JoAnn Miller, Free Lance Consultant

Associate Editor for Non-refereed Articles: Josefina C. Santana, Universidad Panamericana

Past Editor-in-Chief: Ulrich Schrader, Free Lance Consultant

From the editor:

For the third issue of 2017 we have eight contributions, which come from a variety of authors from China, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and the United States. These contributions include three refereed articles, two non-refereed articles, two interviews and a book review. We hope you enjoy reading these articles.

The first refereed article, “Technology and Telenovelas: Incorporating Culture and Group Work in the L2 Classroom” describes a qualitative study exploring the use of technology to introduce cultural context in small group activities. Based upon Walker and Baets (2009) Instructional Design Framework this study uses the soap opera La Reina del Sur as the cultural background. The authors are Chesla Ann Lenkaitis (formerly Chesla Ann Bohinski) and Benjamin English, both...   [+ read more]


Table of contents:

Technology and Telenovelas: Incorporating Culture and Group Work in the L2 Classroom
Chesla Ann Lenkaitis & Benjamin English
 Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, USA

The Role of Texting and Digital Multiliteracies in the EFL Classroom
M. Sidury Christiansen1, Shikun Li1, Melissa R. Bailey2
University of Texas-San Antonio, Texas, USA, Jilin University Lambton College, China

Fostering a Positive EFL Class Environment through the Use of the Arts
David Wealthy Guerrero
 SED Bogota, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia

Helping Spanish Speakers Better Understand and Use Verb-Noun Collocations in English
Agnes Orosz
 Universidad Nacional de Educación (UNAE), Azogues, Ecuador

Employing Group Work to Foster Speaking Skills: A Study of Success and Failure in the Classroom
Divya John
 SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India

Exploring Transnationals and the Borderlands: An Interview with Mary Petron
Isaac Frausto Hernández
 Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

Discussing the Chaos/Complexity Theory from an EFL Perspective: An Interview with Professor Larsen-Freeman
Edgar Emmanuell Garcia-Ponce & Irasema Mora-Pablo
 Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

Book Review: Penny Ur’s 100 Teaching Tips: A Handy Teaching Tool
Reviewed by David Martínez-Prieto
 University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA


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