Category Archives: CALL

Teacher’s Tips: Online Grammar Teaching and Learning

Caroline Ho Mei Lin homlc [at] am.nie.ac.sg National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) Originally Published in ‘Society for Reading and Literacy (Singapore) News magazine’, 3rd quarter 1997, Vol. 9 No. 3, p.11-12   The access to a wide … Continue reading

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Teaching ESL Reading Using Computers

Saad AlKahtani alkahtan [at] pilot.msu.edu Indiana University of Pennsylvania (USA) Introduction Using computers in ESL classroom is important for both teachers and learners. Computers can handle a range of activities and carry out programmed functions at amazing speed. They can … Continue reading

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Quick Tips for the CALL Laboratory

Brian Cullen and John Morris brian [at] celtic-otter.com Nagoya Institute of Technology (Nagoya, Japan) In this article, we would like to share some quick tips for the Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Laboratory. If you are a beginner, these tips … Continue reading

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Integrating CALL into the Writing Curriculum

Kevin Cunningham arkcunn [at] kmug.org http://www.sanynet.ne.jp/~gromit/cunningham_home.html Osaka Seikei Women’s Junior College (Osaka, Japan) In this article I will first, submit some background information in support of using computers for language-learning instruction. Next, I will briefly outline the work I have … Continue reading

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Using Movie Trailers in an ESL CALL Class

John Gebhardt jgebhardt [at] gol.com Ritsumeikan University(Shiga, Japan) Heianjogakuin University (Shiga and Osaka, Japan) This article provides an example of using movie previews or trailers based on a CALL class. It demonstrates how a lesson can be done using movie … Continue reading

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Developing Global Connections through Computer-Mediated Communication

Myra Shulman mshul [at] american.edu American University (Washington DC, USA)   The author shares her experiences in developing and implementing a collaborative Internet project connecting American University in Washington, D.C., and the Federal University of Parana in Curitiba, Brazil. Topics … Continue reading

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Word Processors’ Grammar and Spelling Assistance: Consequences for Second Language Learning and Teaching

Ingrid Fandrych im.fandrych [at] nul.ls National University of Lesotho (Roma, Lesotho) Abstract Modern word processors do not only include spell checks and dictionaries but also grammar checks. Do these facilities help second language students to compose correct sentences and texts? … Continue reading

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