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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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Praxis-oriented Pedagogy for Novice L2 Teachers Developing Teacher Reasoning

Praxis-oriented Pedagogy for Novice L2 Teachers: Developing Teacher Reasoning

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Karen E. Johnson, Deryn P. Verity, Sharon S. Childs
November 25, 2022

In this cutting-edge book on L2 teacher education, experts Johnson, Verity, and Childs demonstrate how praxis-oriented pedagogy grounded in the principles of Vygotskian sociocultural theory (VSCT) can have a meaningful impact on L2 teachers’ development. Starting with a clear definition of ...

English L2 Vocabulary Learning and Teaching Concepts, Principles, and Pedagogy

English L2 Vocabulary Learning and Teaching: Concepts, Principles, and Pedagogy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Lawrence J. Zwier, Frank Boers
October 19, 2022

Accessible to experts and non-experts alike, this text is a comprehensive entry to teaching and learning vocabulary in ESL and EFL contexts. Firmly grounded in research, it presents frameworks and methods for teaching vocabulary to English L2 speakers. Overviewing key topics as well as providing ...

Shaping Learners’ Pronunciation Teaching the Connected Speech of North American English

Shaping Learners’ Pronunciation: Teaching the Connected Speech of North American English

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By James Dean Brown, Dustin Crowther
September 30, 2022

A straightforward entry to understanding crucial components of phonological literacy, this essential text explains the theoretical and practical rationale for teaching connected speech (CS) and offers useful pedagogical applications. Brown and Crowther describe the basic phonemes (including ...

Handbook of Practical Second Language Teaching and Learning

Handbook of Practical Second Language Teaching and Learning

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Eli Hinkel
September 29, 2022

This authoritative volume is a practical, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research on second and foreign language teaching and learning. Thorough and reader-friendly, the Handbook is organized logically into six parts that address all major areas of L2/FL ...

Creating Classrooms of Peace in English Language Teaching

Creating Classrooms of Peace in English Language Teaching

1st Edition

Edited By Barbara M. Birch
June 09, 2022

Timely and accessible, this edited volume brings together leading scholars to discuss methods for supporting reconciliation, peace, and sustainable and social change in English language teaching. Around the world, peace and reconciliation are urgent themes that are inextricably connected to the ...

Doing Reflective Practice in English Language Teaching 120 Activities for Effective Classroom Management, Lesson Planning, and Professional Development

Doing Reflective Practice in English Language Teaching: 120 Activities for Effective Classroom Management, Lesson Planning, and Professional Development

1st Edition

By Thomas S. C. Farrell
December 30, 2021

This practical and engaging book introduces readers to reflective practice in English language teaching. Assuming no background knowledge, Thomas S. C. Farrell clearly and accessibly walks through ways that teachers can integrate and implement reflective practice in the classroom and in other ...

What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume III Designing Curriculum

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

2nd Edition

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

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

By Martin East
July 01, 2021

This book is available Open Access. 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) ...

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 ...

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