Spring 2017

Message from WAESOL President by Caroline Payant

Message from the Editor by Laura Adele Soracco

School, Learner, or Teacher Profiles

WAESOL Educator: Michele Lesmeister Interview

From the Field: Teaching Reflections and Teaching Tips

Talking Circles in the ELL Classroom by Inés Poblet

Teaching the Pronunciation of –ed in the Present Simple by Alfred Utton

Scholar-Practitioner Articles

“Interconnectedness” Through Daily Writing: Orchardists’ Daughters Tell Their Stories by LaVona L. Reeve

The Knowledge Gap: What Mainstream Teachers Know about Teaching ELLs in the Spokane Public Schools by Rosa Cordova

Thesis Statement as a Struggle for ESL Students by Nouf Alqahtani

Native-Like Pronunciation vs Comprehensibility Teaching Japanese Learners English Pronunciation by Julie Wakeman

ELT Resources

Three Useful Features of Compleat Lexical Tutor (v.8) for Vocabulary Teaching by Xiaoli Yu

Interactive Language Learning Opportunities for Beginner and Intermediate ESL Learners by Eman Elturki

“Let Me Help You Find Your Way Home”: Including the Refugee Experience in the Language Classroom by Janine J. Darragh

Conference Reviews

Conference Cross-Talk: Tracing Across Repertoires/Resources by Holly Shelton

2017 TESOL Conference Review Reflections by Jamie Olson