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LETTER FROM THE ICIS CHAIR
Maxi-Ann Campbell, Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan, China
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LETTER FROM THE EDITORS
Patriann Smith, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA & Natalia Balyasnikova, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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ARTICLES
THE ICIS VISION: WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS
Ramin Yazdanpanah, ICIS Incoming Chair, Tallahassee, Florida, USA

In this article, ICIS Incoming Chair shares his vision for the 2017. Read More

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I HEARD IT AT THE FORUM
Jessica J. Geil, Tokyo International University, Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan

In preparation for TESOL 2017, Jessica Geil reports about her experience as an attendee of an international forum and the usefulness of such events. Read More

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LET YOUR TEST BE CULTURALLY FAIR
Gladys Focho, University of Bamenda, Bambili, North West Region, Cameroon

Examination questions can sometimes put to test the cultural values of students, leading to failure and frustration. This article demonstrates this and raises teacher awareness to exercise cultural sensitivity in both teaching and testing. Read More

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EXTRA CATEGORY
INTERVIEW WITH DR. LYNNE DÍAZ-RICO
Interview by Natalia Balyasnikova, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

We sat down with Dr. Lynne Díaz-Rico, one of the founders of ICIS. Dr. Díaz-Rico is professor of education at California State University, San Bernardino, where she coordinates the MA in TESOL program. She is a past president of CATESOL and a frequent presenter at CATESOL and TESOL conferences on topics of intercultural education, language development, and innovative teaching methods. Read More

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OUR EVENTS AT TESOL 2017

Don't miss these events at this year's Convention. The TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo will be held 21-24 March, 2017 in Washington State Convention Center (705 Pike Street Seattle, WA) and Sheraton Seattle. Read More

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COMMUNITY UPDATE
Jeremy D. Slagoski, Curriculum Coordinator of CESL, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, USA
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OUR MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Intercultural Communication Interest Section is to promote among teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) intercultural awareness and a respect for all cultures and co-cultures. Read More

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