Academic Exchange Quarterly
Fall 2008, Volume 12, Issue 3
Expanded issue up to 400+ pages.
Articles on various topics plus the following special section.
Second language acquisition and pedagogy
Feature Editor:
Hiroshi Matsumoto, PhD
Associate Professor of second language acquisition and pedagogy
Soka University of America, California
This issue aims to explore helpful cutting-edge knowledge on second language acquisition and pedagogy. The target language may be any second/foreign language, including English as a second language (ESL). Both quantitative and qualitative studies are welcome. More specific topics encompass, but are not limited to
  1. input and interaction
  2. teacher talk (the language of instruction that second/foreign language teachers use in the classroom)
  3. interlanguage or learner language analysis (i.e., error, discourse, pragmatics, and conversation analyses)
  4. learner variables (such as motivation, personality characteristics, age, aptitude, and learning styles)
  5. study abroad
  6. task or content based instruction (including immersion program)
  7. language for specific purposes (LSP) (including science and technology)
  8. form-focused instruction
  9. teaching cultural understanding in a second/foreign language class
  10. teaching listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing skills.
The edition intends to bring together new findings and insights about second language acquisition and, hence, contribute to the enhanced efficacy of second/foreign language learning and teaching.

Who May Submit:
Submissions are welcome from teachers, researchers, administrators, and teacher educators at all levels. Please identify your submission with keyword: LANGUAGE-2

Submission deadline:
any time until the end of May 2008; see details for other deadline options like early, regular, and short.

Submission Procedure:    or
AAAL (American Association for Applied Linguistics)

Linguist org

International Academy of Linguistics

NFMLTA (National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations) 

TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Hawaii International Conference of Humanities

Consider other upcoming topics/issues by KEYWORD    or    join editorial staff.