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Articles from Vol. 6, No. 1, June

Cultural Transfer in EFL Writing: A Look at Contrastive Rhetoric on English and Indonesian
Abstract: Studies in contrastive rhetoric since Kaplan's (1966) article have indicated the need of looking at L2 writing from different perspective by considering factors such as L2 learners' historical background in L1 writing, the development in their...
The Holistic Approach to Teaching Syntax
Abstract: This paper is focused on the holistic approach and techniques applied in Syntax class. The students are assisted to learn not only the form but also the practical application, "from Syntax to Syntaxing", adopting Larsen-Freeman's term "from...
The Power of Literature in EFL Classrooms
Abstract: This paper proposes the importance of acknowledging literature as one of the best resources for promoting language learning in EFL (English as a Foreign Language) classrooms. It reviews briefly various theoretical issues in teaching English...
The Types of Communication Strategies Used by Speaking Class Students with Different Communication Apprehension Levels in English Department of Petra Christian University, Surabaya
Abstract: This article reports on a study that aims to find out the types of Communication Strategies used and mostly used by students with high and low levels of Communication Apprehension and whether students with high level of Communication Apprehension...
What's Left from Max Havelaar's Failures: Max Havelaar's Failures in Improving the Indigenous' Life in Multatuli's Max Havelaar or the Dutch Coffee Auctions of a Dutch Trading Company
Abstract: This paper tries to pinpoint three main reasons why Havelaar's struggles in improving the life of the indigenous can be said to be failures, namely Havelaar's misinterpretation of the exploitation, his misguided perception, and his uncommitted...
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