Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, CALJ, is mainly concerned with disseminating completed and ongoing research, pedagogical innovations, and theoretical reviews relevant to the field of applied linguistics and language education. CALJ is a publication of the School of Sciences and Education at the Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas.
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Vol 14, No 2 (2012)
July - December 2012
In this issue we offer our readers 11 articles in four sections: 6 research articles on different issuesrelated to young learners learning English, 8 and 9 year olds using figural patterns in math classrooms,Nonnative ELL teachers culturally responsive, first year experiences of pre-service teachers,and uses of the mother tongue with EFL University students, the construction of an ESP curriculumfor doctoral students.There is also a theoretical discussion article that proposes the use of the genre-based approach topromote oral communication in the Colombian English classroom. Our section on reflections on praxis includes two articles that discuss ways to improve discussion skills with business students and theprocesses of comprehension, meaning and pedagogy. Finally, the theme review section contains anarticle on Blended Learning and the Language Teacher and a proposal considering TEFL EducationalPrinciples for changing times. We hope the diversity of topics in this issue will fulfill your expectations.