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December 2005 - Issue No. #59

Greetings to all for a great New Year of language teaching and global education in 2006! Our main features in this issue include an article on environmental education for childrens' EFL by Renata Suzuki and a description of a college English course designed around war protest songs by Louise Haynes. Marc Helgesen describes the impact of English speeches in fighting discrimination and shares a student speech about prejudice in Japan against gays and lesbians. Finally, we include a report on global issue presentations at the JALT 2005 conference held in Shizuoka (Oct. 7-10), a special section on teaching about socially-conscious sports stars and a list of global issue calendars for the year 2006.

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Kip A. Cates, Tottori University, Koyama, Tottori City, JAPAN 680-8551
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