Volume 9, 2012

Are learner-centred approaches the answer to Saudi language classes? - Grami M. Grami

What are the types and proportions of 'major' spelling errors made by 'short-stay' Japanese university students enrolled full-time at Newcastle University? - Richard Gunion

The earliest stage of voiceless fricative acquisition among Thai learners of Mandarin Chinese - Patchanok Kitkana and Jalal Al-Tamimi

Synthetic phonics as a tool for improving the reading skills of Nigerian pupils - Olubusola I. Eshiet

Literature Reviews

Educational research: Purpose, quality and effectiveness - Nguyen Ngoc Du

Is multilingualism a problem? The effects of multilingualism at the societal level - Hamza Alshenqeeti and Naif Alsaedi

Gender communication differences in synchronized distance learning lectures for users aged 18-60: A systematic literature review - Sahar Yaghmour

Is it going to be a masculine language? Exploring the language-gender relationship in referring to the other sex in Arabic societies - Hisham Alqadi