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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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Creativity in Language Teaching Perspectives from Research and Practice

Creativity in Language Teaching: Perspectives from Research and Practice

1st Edition

Rodney H. Jones, Jack C. Richards
September 09, 2015

Current, comprehensive, and authoritative, this text gives language teachers and researchers, both a set of conceptual tools with which to think and talk about creativity in language teaching and a wealth of practical advice about principles and practices that can be applied to making their lessons...

New Perspectives on Grammar Teaching in Second Language Classrooms

New Perspectives on Grammar Teaching in Second Language Classrooms

1st Edition

Eli Hinkel, Sandra Fotos
July 01, 2001

New Perspectives on Grammar Teaching in Second Language Classrooms brings together various approaches to the contextualized teaching of grammar and communicative skills as integrated components of second language instruction. Its purpose is to show from both theoretical and practical perspectives ...

Researching Second Language Classrooms

Researching Second Language Classrooms

1st Edition

Sandra Lee Mckay
January 20, 2006

This text introduces teachers to research methods they can use to examine their own classrooms in order to become more effective teachers. Becoming familiar with classroom-based research methods not only enables teachers to do research in their own classrooms, it also provides a basis for assessing...

Motivational Currents in Language Learning Frameworks for Focused Interventions

Motivational Currents in Language Learning: Frameworks for Focused Interventions

1st Edition

Zoltán Dörnyei, Alastair Henry, Christine Muir
September 11, 2015

Building on Zoltán Dörnyei’s authoritative work in the field of learner motivation, this book introduces a new conceptualization—Directed Motivational Currents (DMCs)—and sets out the defining aspects of what they are, what they are not, and how they are related to language learning motivation. ...

Teaching and Assessing EIL in Local Contexts Around the World

Teaching and Assessing EIL in Local Contexts Around the World

1st Edition

Sandra Lee Mckay, James Dean Brown
August 10, 2015

English today is a global language embedded in a great variety of social contexts, resulting in linguistic and pedagogical variation. Taking a new look at the teaching and assessing of English as an international language (EIL), this text highlights overarching principles and provides specific ...

ESL Readers and Writers in Higher Education Understanding Challenges, Providing Support

ESL Readers and Writers in Higher Education: Understanding Challenges, Providing Support

1st Edition

Norman W. Evans, Neil J Anderson, William G. Eggington
June 19, 2015

ESL Readers and Writers in Higher Education describes the challenges ESL students in U.S. postsecondary institutions face when studying in a second language, and offers suggestions for how teachers, advisors, tutors, and institutions might provide support that meets the reading and writing needs of...

The Pedagogy and Practice of Western-trained Chinese English Language Teachers Foreign Education, Chinese Meanings

The Pedagogy and Practice of Western-trained Chinese English Language Teachers: Foreign Education, Chinese Meanings

1st Edition

Pu Hong, Faridah Pawan
November 13, 2013

Providing an East-West flow of language teaching knowledge and know-how to balance prevailing Western-centric perspectives, this book is an in-depth investigation of the impact of Western-based language teacher education on the pedagogy and practice of Chinese English language teachers who received...

Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writing Principles and Techniques

Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writing: Principles and Techniques

1st Edition

Eli Hinkel
March 11, 2015

Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writing sets out a clear big picture for curricular thinking about L2 writing pedagogy and offers a step-by-step guide to curriculum design with practical examples and illustrations. Its main purpose is to help pre-service and practicing teachers design courses ...

Language Learning Beyond the Classroom

Language Learning Beyond the Classroom

1st Edition

David Nunan, Jack C. Richards
October 14, 2014

This volume presents case studies of language learning beyond the classroom. The studies draw on a wide range of contexts, from North and South America to Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Each provides principled links between theory, research and practice. While out-of-class learning will not...

Promoting Teacher Reflection in Second Language Education A Framework for TESOL Professionals

Promoting Teacher Reflection in Second Language Education: A Framework for TESOL Professionals

1st Edition

Thomas S. C. Farrell
December 12, 2014

Taking the concept and the practice of reflective teaching forward, this book introduces a well-structured, flexible framework for use by teachers at all levels of development, from pre-service to novice to the most experienced. The framework outlines five levels of reflective practice—Philosophy; ...

Ambiguities and Tensions in English Language Teaching Portraits of EFL Teachers as Legitimate Speakers

Ambiguities and Tensions in English Language Teaching: Portraits of EFL Teachers as Legitimate Speakers

1st Edition

Peter Sayer
November 10, 2014

The central theme of this book is the ambiguities and tensions teachers face as they attempt to position themselves in ways that legitimize them as language teachers, and as English speakers. Focusing on three EFL teachers and their schools in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca,  it ...

English L2 Reading Getting to the Bottom

English L2 Reading: Getting to the Bottom

3rd Edition

Barbara M. Birch
September 04, 2014

English L2 Reading, Third Edition offers teachers research-based insights into bottom-up skills in reading English as a second language and a solid foundation on which to build reading instruction. Core linguistic and psycholinguistic concepts are presented within the context of their application ...

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