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ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series


About the Series

This series provides essential texts on teaching English as a second language and applied linguistics. It includes authored and edited volumes to be used as primary or supplementary texts in graduate-level and teacher training courses to enhance students’ and practicing teachers’ professional qualifications and knowledge. Each text is designed to promote the current and growing body of knowledge in applied linguistics and second language teaching, including advances in teacher education and the study of language.

Specifically, the series includes, but is not limited to, current uses of applied linguistics research in teaching a variety of second language skills, such as reading, writing, speaking and listening; materials and curriculum design; literacy; English for academic purposes; and research methods.

The texts also deal with broad domains of professional preparation related to socio-cultural perspectives and current issues/topics in teaching and learning a second language.

Books in the series benefit not only students, but experienced teachers, curriculum developers, teacher trainers, program administrators, and other second and foreign language professionals seeking to advance and update their knowledge and expertise.

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What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume III Designing Curriculum

What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume III: Designing Curriculum

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

By MaryAnn Christison, Denise E. Murray
October 26, 2021

Designed for pre-service and novice teachers in ELT, What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volumes I, II, and III are companion textbooks organized around the key question: What do teachers need to know and be able to do in order to help their students to learn English?Thoroughly revised and ...

Teaching and Learning Second Language Listening Metacognition in Action

Teaching and Learning Second Language Listening: Metacognition in Action

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

By Christine C. M. Goh, Larry Vandergrift
July 27, 2021

Now in its second edition, this reader-friendly text offers a comprehensive treatment of concepts and knowledge related to teaching second language (L2) listening, with a particular emphasis on metacognition. This book advocates a learner-oriented approach to teaching listening that focuses on the ...

Foundational Principles of Task-Based Language Teaching

Foundational Principles of Task-Based Language Teaching

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Martin East
July 01, 2021

This book introduces readers to the concept of task-based language teaching (TBLT), a learner-centred and experiential approach to language teaching and learning. Based on the premise that language learners can enhance their second language acquisition (SLA) through engagement in communicative ...

Storytelling in Multilingual Interaction A Conversation Analysis Perspective

Storytelling in Multilingual Interaction: A Conversation Analysis Perspective

1st Edition

Edited By Jean Wong, Hansun Zhang Waring
March 02, 2021

Integral to the tapestry of social interaction, storytelling is the focus of interest for scholars from a diverse range of academic disciplines. This volume combines the study of conversation analysis (CA) with storytelling in multilingual contexts to examine how multilingual speakers converse and ...

Teaching ESL/EFL Listening and Speaking

Teaching ESL/EFL Listening and Speaking

2nd Edition

By Jonathan M. Newton, I.S.P. Nation
October 27, 2020

This guide for teachers and teacher trainees provides a wealth of suggestions for helping learners at all levels of proficiency develop their listening and speaking skills and fluency, using a framework based on principles of teaching and learning. By following these suggestions, which are ...

Teaching ESL/EFL Reading and Writing

Teaching ESL/EFL Reading and Writing

2nd Edition

By I.S.P. Nation, John Macalister
October 02, 2020

The second edition of this bestselling text, Teaching ESL/EFL Reading and Writing, is a fully updated and expanded guide for teaching learners at all levels of proficiency how to develop their reading and writing skills and fluency. Practical and accessible, this book covers a diverse array of ...

Reconciling Translingualism and Second Language Writing

Reconciling Translingualism and Second Language Writing

1st Edition

Edited By Tony Silva, Zhaozhe Wang
September 14, 2020

This book brings together top scholars on different sides of the important scholarly debate between the translingual movement and the field of second language writing. Drawing on a wide range of perspectives, this volume examines the differences in theory and practice with the hope of promoting ...

Conversation Analysis and Second Language Pedagogy A Guide for ESL/EFL Teachers

Conversation Analysis and Second Language Pedagogy: A Guide for ESL/EFL Teachers

2nd Edition

By Jean Wong, Hansun Zhang Waring
August 04, 2020

Now in its second edition, this volume offers a strong synthesis of classic and current work in conversation analysis (CA), usefully encapsulated in a model of interactional practices that comprise interactional competence. Through this synthesis, Wong and Waring demonstrate how CA findings can ...

Teaching Academic L2 Writing Practical Techniques in Vocabulary and Grammar

Teaching Academic L2 Writing: Practical Techniques in Vocabulary and Grammar

2nd Edition

By Eli Hinkel
July 31, 2020

The new edition of this comprehensive text fills an important role in teacher professional preparation by focusing on how to teach the grammar and vocabulary that are essential for all L2 writing teachers and student-writers. Before L2 writers can begin to successfully produce academic prose, they ...

English L2 Reading Getting to the Bottom

English L2 Reading: Getting to the Bottom

4th Edition

By Barbara M. Birch, Sean Fulop
July 23, 2020

English L2 Reading: Getting to the Bottom uses research-based insights to examine bottom-up skills in reading English as a second language. This fourth edition clearly presents core concepts alongside their practical applications to teaching contexts, with updated research findings, a new focus on ...

What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume II Facilitating Learning

What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume II: Facilitating Learning

2nd Edition

By Denise E. Murray, MaryAnn Christison
February 20, 2020

Designed for pre-service and novice teachers in ELT, What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volumes I, II, and III are companion textbooks organized around the key question: What do teachers need to know and be able to do in order to help their students to learn English?&...

English Morphology for the Language Teaching Profession

English Morphology for the Language Teaching Profession

1st Edition

By Laurie Bauer, I.S.P. Nation
February 12, 2020

This highly accessible book presents an overview of English morphology for all those involved in the English-language teaching industry. For non-native learners, the ability to recognize and produce new words in appropriate circumstances is a challenging task, and knowledge of the word-building ...

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