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Routledge Research in Language Education


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The Routledge Research in Language Education series provides a platform for established and emerging scholars to present their latest research and discuss key issues in Language Education. This series welcomes books on all areas of language teaching and learning, including but not limited to language education policy and politics, multilingualism, literacy, L1, L2 or foreign language acquisition, curriculum, classroom practice, pedagogy, teaching materials, and language teacher education and development. Books in the series are not limited to the discussion of the teaching and learning of English only.

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Project-Based Learning in Second Language Acquisition: Building Communities of Practice in Higher Education

Project-Based Learning in Second Language Acquisition: Building Communities of Practice in Higher Education

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Adrian Gras-Velazquez
August 12, 2019

This book showcases pedagogical tools for learning languages through interdisciplinary project-based learning (PBL). Chapters demonstrate a diverse range of PBL activities that help students build communities of practice within classroom settings, and across local and global communities. Too often,...

Post-colonial Curriculum Practices in South Asia: Building Confidence to Speak English

Post-colonial Curriculum Practices in South Asia: Building Confidence to Speak English

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Asantha Attanayake
July 29, 2019

Post-colonial Curriculum Practices in South Asia gives a conceptual framework for curriculum design for English Language Teaching, taking into account context specific features in the teaching–learning settings of post-colonial South Asia. It reveals how the attitudes prevalent in post-colonial...

Teaching Content and Language in the Multilingual Classroom: International Research on Policy, Perspectives, Preparation and Practice

Teaching Content and Language in the Multilingual Classroom: International Research on Policy, Perspectives, Preparation and Practice

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Svenja Hammer, Kara Mitchell Viesca, Nancy L. Commins
July 23, 2019

This book brings together research from six different countries across three continents where teacher educators and policy makers are addressing the under-preparation of content teachers to work effectively with multilingual learners. By highlighting this relatively young field of research at an...

Teaching English for Tourism: Bridging Research and Praxis

Teaching English for Tourism: Bridging Research and Praxis

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Michael Ennis, Gina Petrie
July 23, 2019

Teaching English for Tourism initiates a sustained academic discussion on the teaching and learning of English to tourism professionals, or to students who aspire to build a career in the tourism industry. Responding to a gap in the field, this is the first book of its kind to explore the...

Neoliberalism and English Language Education Policies in the Arabian Gulf

Neoliberalism and English Language Education Policies in the Arabian Gulf

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Osman Z. Barnawi
May 31, 2019

Over the past two decades, the Arabian oil-rich Gulf countries have faced enormous social, political, economic, cultural, religious, ideological and epistemological upheaval. Through detailed, critical comparative investigation, Neoliberalism and English Language Education Policies in the Arabian...

Shadowing as a Practice in Second Language Acquisition: Connecting Inputs and Outputs

Shadowing as a Practice in Second Language Acquisition: Connecting Inputs and Outputs

1st Edition

Shuhei Kadota
May 03, 2019

Shadowing is a theoretically and empirically well-examined method to develop L2 learners’ listening comprehension (input effect); enhance their subvocal rehearsal mechanism in the phonological working memory for learning new words, formula, and constructions (practice effect); simulate some stages...

Classroom Research on Chinese as a Second Language

Classroom Research on Chinese as a Second Language

1st Edition

Fangyuan Yuan, Shuai Li
April 29, 2019

This collection brings together a series of empirical studies on topics surrounding classrooms of Chinese as a second language (L2) by drawing on a range of theoretical frameworks, methodological strategies, and pedagogical perspectives. Over the past two decades, research on classroom-based second...

Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts: A Mixed Methods Research in a European Border Region

Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts: A Mixed Methods Research in a European Border Region

1st Edition

Barbara Gross
April 04, 2019

Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts deals with the interdisciplinary area of multilingual and intercultural education and the increasing interest in sociolinguistic and sociocultural aspects of further language learning. It presents the individual, family,...

Translanguaging in EFL Contexts: A Call for Change

Translanguaging in EFL Contexts: A Call for Change

1st Edition

Michael Rabbidge
March 26, 2019

The purpose of this book is to promote the value of translanguaging in EFL teaching contexts. To date, translanguaging has been discussed mostly in regards to US and European contexts. This book will examine the teaching beliefs and practices of teachers within a South Korean elementary school...

Quantitative Data Analysis for Language Assessment Volume I: Fundamental Techniques

Quantitative Data Analysis for Language Assessment Volume I: Fundamental Techniques

1st Edition

Vahid Aryadoust, Michelle Raquel
March 21, 2019

Quantitative Data Analysis for Language Assessment Volume I: Fundamental Techniques is a resource book that presents the most fundamental techniques of quantitative data analysis in the field of language assessment. Each chapter provides an accessible explanation of the selected technique, a...

Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages: A History of Language Education, Assessment and Policy in Britain

Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages: A History of Language Education, Assessment and Policy in Britain

1st Edition

Nicola McLelland
January 17, 2019

Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages provides a comprehensive history of language teaching and learning in the UK from its earliest beginnings to the year 2000. McLelland offers the first history of the social context of foreign language education in Britain, as well as an overview of changing...

From Language Skills to Literacy: Broadening the Scope of English Language Education Through Media Literacy

From Language Skills to Literacy: Broadening the Scope of English Language Education Through Media Literacy

1st Edition

Csilla Weninger
November 06, 2018

The narrowing of English language education curriculum in many contexts has negatively impacted classroom teaching and learning. High-stakes standardized testing, scripted curricula, and the commodification of English have converged to challenge socially meaningful classroom literacy instruction...

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