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ESL & APPLIED LINGUISTICS PROFESSIONAL SERIES

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Eli Hinkel

Seattle University

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.

For information on how to contribute to the series, review a book, and/or make suggestions please contact:

Eli Hinkel

Culture and Language Bridge Program

Seattle University

Seattle, WA 98122

Email: elihinkel@aol.com

Phone: 206-296-6056

Fax: 206-296-6030

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Quality in TESOL and Teacher Education: From a Results Culture Towards a Quality Culture

Quality in TESOL and Teacher Education: From a Results Culture Towards a Quality Culture

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Juan de Dios Martínez Agudo
November 30, 2019

This volume takes a holistic view of the current trends and challenges in quality and quality assurance in TESOL and teacher education. Bringing together top scholars in the field from all over the world, the text features invaluable international perspectives with the common objective of improving...

Teaching Academic L2 Writing: Practical Techniques in Vocabulary and Grammar

Teaching Academic L2 Writing: Practical Techniques in Vocabulary and Grammar

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

Eli Hinkel
November 12, 2019

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

Pedagogies and Policies for Publishing Research in English: Local Initiatives Supporting International Scholars

Pedagogies and Policies for Publishing Research in English: Local Initiatives Supporting International Scholars

1st Edition

James N. Corcoran, Karen Englander, Laura-Mihaela Muresan
February 18, 2019

Offering a nuanced examination of the complex landscape that international scholars who publish their research in English must navigate, this edited volume details 17 perspectives on scholarly writing for publication across seven geolinguistic regions. This innovative volume includes first-hand...

What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume I: Understanding Learning

What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume I: Understanding Learning

2nd Edition

Denise E. Murray, MaryAnn Christison
February 04, 2019

Designed for pre-service teachers and teachers new to the field of ELT, What English 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 for their students to learn English?  In the Second...

Teaching Chinese as a Second Language: The Way of the Learner

Teaching Chinese as a Second Language: The Way of the Learner

1st Edition

Jane Orton, Andrew Scrimgeour
January 29, 2019

Grounded in analysis of Chinese and international educational concepts and classroom techniques currently used to teach Chinese as a Second Language, and a thorough review of recent research in the field, this volume identifies the learning challenges of the language for native English speakers....

Teaching Essential Units of Language: Beyond Single-word Vocabulary

Teaching Essential Units of Language: Beyond Single-word Vocabulary

1st Edition

Eli Hinkel
November 12, 2018

This textbook provides a practical and research-based foundation for teaching second language (L2) multiword units (also commonly called collocations). Multiword units – such as strong tea, beautiful weather, or would you mind –cannot be readily understood or predicted by the meanings of their...

Understanding and Teaching English Spelling: A Strategic Guide

Understanding and Teaching English Spelling: A Strategic Guide

1st Edition

Adam Brown
September 04, 2018

Concise and engaging, this text provides pre-service and practicing English language teachers with the knowledge they need to successfully teach the spelling of English. Offering context and explanation for the English spelling system as well as uniquely addressing specific problems in learning the...

Transnational Writing Education: Theory, History, and Practice

Transnational Writing Education: Theory, History, and Practice

1st Edition

Xiaoye You
June 04, 2018

Arguing that writing teachers need to enable students to recognize, negotiate with, deconstruct, and transcend national, racial, ethnic, and linguistic boundaries, this volume proposes a "transnational" framework as an alternative approach to literacy education and as a vital component to...

The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts

The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts

1st Edition

Todd Ruecker, Deborah Crusan
April 20, 2018

Reflecting the internationalization of the field of second language writing, this book focuses on political aspects and pedagogical issues of writing instruction and testing in a global context. High-stakes assessment impacts the lives of second language (L2) writers and their teachers around the...

Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking

Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking

1st Edition

Jonathan M. Newton, Dana R. Ferris, Christine C.M. Goh, William Grabe, Fredricka L. Stoller, Larry Vandergrift
February 21, 2018

Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking provides the fundamental knowledge that ESL and EFL teachers need to teach the four language skills. This foundational text, written by internationally renowned experts in the field,...

Research on Reflective Practice in TESOL

Research on Reflective Practice in TESOL

1st Edition

Thomas S.C. Farrell
October 23, 2017

In this comprehensive and detailed analysis of recent research on encouraging reflective practices in TESOL, Farrell demonstrates how this practice has been embraced within TESOL and how it continues to impact the field. Examining a vast array of studies through his own framework for reflecting on...

Teacher Training and Professional Development of Chinese English Language Teachers: Changing From Fish to Dragon

Teacher Training and Professional Development of Chinese English Language Teachers: Changing From Fish to Dragon

1st Edition

Faridah Pawan, Wenfang Fan, Pei Miao
June 20, 2017

This up-close look at Chinese ESL teachers documents undertakings at formal and informal levels to support and sustain their expertise in ways that balance collaborative and competitive efforts, situated and standards-based programs, ethnically responsive and government-based efforts, and...

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