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CALL, critical thinking, linguistics, SLA

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  • 2016.10.01 - , Studies in Language and Society, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Associate Professor

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  • The project that I am currently working on aims to investigate how collaborative tasks within the context of asymmetrical computer games may facilitate second language acquisition.
    Foreign language education-related


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  • Cross-examining the news: Building linguistic competence and critical thinking skills in a Japanese EFL context through class debate on controversial issues, Michael Hofmeyr, 外国語教育のフロンティア,2, 2019.02, Papers

  • Literature as a catalyst for critical thinking in the foreign language classroom, Michael Hofmeyr, Education in times of change: Proceedings of The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2018,227-237, 2018.05,, International Conference(Proceedings)

  • Literary Debates: Introducing a Literature-based Approach to Teaching Critical Argumentative Skills in a Tertiary-level EFL Context, Michael Hofmeyr, 外国語教育のフロンティア,1 293-300, 2018.02,, Papers

  • Review of Adam Komisarof and Zhu Hua (eds, 2016) Crossing Boundaries and Weaving Intercultural Work, Life, and Scholarship in Globalizing Universities (Routledge), Michael Hofmeyr, Journal of Intercultural Communication,216-217, 2017.01, Book Review

  • Adapting and Implementing a Level- specific Extensive Listening (EL) Course Component, Hofmeyr and Saunders, 2016.06, Conference Report / Oral Presentation