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Can Second Language Acquirers Reach High Levels of Proficiency Through Self-Selected Reading? An Attempt to Confirm Nation's (2014) Results (International Journal of Foreign Language Teaching 10 (2): 10-19.)
Stephen Krashen and Beniko Mason
Posted: 2015-11-14

Can we increase the power of reading by adding communicative output activities? A commnet on Song and Sardegna (2014)
Stephen Krashen, Beniko Mason, & Ken Smith
Posted: 2014-09-17

Self-Selected Pleasure Reading and Story Listening for Foreign Language Classrooms
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2014-09-15

Comprehension is the Key to Efficient Foreign Language Education - Self-Selected Reading and Story-Listening are the Solutions
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2013-06-16

Comprehension is the Key to Successful English Language Education Reform
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2013-06-16

The Case of Mr. Kashihara: Another Case of Substantial Gains in Reading and Listening without Output or Grammar Study (To be published in the IBU Journal 2013.)
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2013-06-16

The Efficient Use of Literature in Second Language Education: Free Reading and Listening to Stories
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2013-03-17

Substantial Gains in Listening and Reading Ability in English as a Second Language from Voluntary Listening and Reading in a 75 Year Old Student (Shitennoji University Junior College International Journal of Foreign Language Teaching (2013))
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2013-01-27

(Necessary conditions for a successful Extensive Reading Program)
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2012-09-29

Impressive gains on the TOEIC after one year of comprehensible input, with no output or grammar study, 7(1). November. (2011)
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2011-11-20

The Reality, Robustness, and Possible Superiority of Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition: Another Look at File and Adams
Beniko Mason and Stephen Krashen
Posted: 2011-02-13

The Effects and Efficiency of Hearing Stories on Vocabulary Acquisition by Students of German as a Second Foreign Language in Japan
Beniko Mason, Martina Vanata, Katrin Jander, Ramona Borsch, and Stephen Krashen
Posted: 2009-09-30

Interview
Ken Schmidt
Posted: 2009-01-04

The Efficiency of Self-Selected Reading and Hearing Stories on Adult Second Language Acquisition
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2007-12-15

TOEFL Preparation using Recreational Reading
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2007-03-25

Free Voluntary Reading and Autonomy in Second Language Acquisition: Improving TOEFL Scores from Reading Alone
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2006-08-20

Extensive Reading; Why do it, how to do it, how not to do it
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2005-09-16

The effect of adding supplementary writing to an extensive reading program
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2005-06-04

Teaching Reading to EFL Learners in Japan Using an Extensive Reading Approach
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2005-03-23

Can Extensive Reading Help Unmotivated Students of EFL Improve?
Beniko Mason and Stephen Krashen
Posted: 2005-03-23

The Practice and Effect of an Extensive Reading Program at University
Masuko Ikeda and Beniko Mason
Posted: 2005-03-18

The Details of the Extensive Reading Program at International Buddhist University
Beniko Mason and Tom Pendergast
Posted: 2005-03-18

Is Form-Focused Vocabulary Instruction Worth While?
Beniko Mason & Stephen Krashen
Posted: 2005-03-18

Extensive Reading In English As A Foreign Language
Beniko Mason and Stephen Krashen
Posted: 2004-12-11

Vocabulary Acquisition through Storytelling
Beniko Mason
Posted: 2004-09-03

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