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Bringing real-life language use into EFL classrooms
Volume 71 Issue 1 January 2017
Éva Illés and Sumru Akcan

Supporting the writing up of teacher research: peer and mentor roles
Volume 70 Issue 4 October 2016
Kenan Dikilitaş and Simon E. Mumford

Transforming professional learning into practice
Volume 70 Issue 3 July 2016
Iclal Sahin and Ali Yildirim

Language teacher associations: key themes and future directions
Volume 70 Issue 2 April 2016
Amos Paran

Language teacher action research: achieving sustainability
Volume 70 Issue 1 January 2016
Emily Edwards and Anne Burns
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Doing reflective practice: a data-led way forward
Volume 69 Issue 4 October 2015
Steve Walsh and Steve Mann
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Affordance, learning opportunities, and the lesson plan pro forma
Volume 69 Issue 3 July 2015
Jason Anderson
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‘Education is not just teaching’: learner thoughts on Exploratory Practice
Volume 69 Issue 2 April 2015
Judith Hanks
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Action research facilitated by university–school collaboration
Volume 69 Issue 1 January 2015
Rui Yuan and Icy Lee

What should we talk about? The authenticity of textbook topics
Volume 68 Issue 4 October 2014
Aki Siegel
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Key themes and future directions in teaching English to young learners: introduction to the Special Issue
Volume 68 Issue 3 July 2014
Fiona Copland and Sue Garton
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Learning English by walking down the street
Volume 68 Issue 2 April 2014
Chiou-Ian Chern and Karen Dooley
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Engaging learners: conversation- or dialogic-driven pedagogy?
Volume 68 Issue 1 January 2014
Philip Chappell
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Towards creativity in ELT: the need to say something new
Volume 67, Issue 4, September 2013
Tan Bee Tin

Designing tasks for the Business English classroom
Volume 67 Issue 3 July 2013
Stephen Evans
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'A basic starter pack': the TESOL Certificate as a course in survival
Volume 67 Issue 2 April 2013
Valerie Hobbs

English as a Lingua Franca: ontology and ideology
Volume 67 Issue 1 January 2013
Andrew Sewell

Unpackaging the past: ‘CLT’ through ELTJ keywords
Volume 66 Issue 4 October 2012
Duncan Hunter and Richard Smith
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