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Reflective Practice in English Language Teaching

Research-Based Principles and Practices, 1st Edition

By Steve Mann, Steve Walsh


292 pages | 5 B/W Illus.

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Offering a unique, data-led, evidence-based approach to reflective practice in English language teaching, this book brings together theory, research and practice in an accessible way to demonstrate what reflective practice looks like and how it is undertaken in a range of contexts. Readers learn how to do and to research reflective practice in their own settings. Through the use of data, dialogue and appropriate tools, the authors show how reflective practice can be used as an ongoing teaching tool that supports professional self-development.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1. Reflective Practice reviewed

Chapter 2. Reflective Practice revisited

Chapter 3. Pre-service teacher training

Chapter 4. In-service teacher education

Chapter 5. Reflection ‘in the wild’

Chapter 6. Reflection in Writing

Chapter 7. Reflection in Speaking

Chapter 8. Dialogic Reflection

Chapter 9. Practitioner research

Chapter 10. Researching Reflective Practice




About the Authors

Steve Mann is Associate Professor, Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK.

Steve Walsh is Professor of Applied Linguistics, Newcastle University, UK.

About the Series

ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional 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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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / English as a Second Language