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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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Dual Language Education in the US: Rethinking Pedagogy, Curricula, and Teacher Education to Support Dual Language Learning for All

Dual Language Education in the US: Rethinking Pedagogy, Curricula, and Teacher Education to Support Dual Language Learning for All

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Pablo Ramirez, Christian Faltis
July 08, 2020

Originally published as a special issue of the journal Theory into Practice, this text examines innovative practices and research relating to Dual Language Education (DLE) in the US. Offering a variety of perspectives, contributors consider how dual language learning can benefit English-speaking...

Language Teacher Identity in TESOL: Teacher Education and Practice as Identity Work

Language Teacher Identity in TESOL: Teacher Education and Practice as Identity Work

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Bedrettin Yazan, Kristen Lindahl
July 06, 2020

This volume draws on empirical evidence to explore the interplay between language teacher identity (LTI) and professional learning and instruction in the field of TESOL. In doing so, it makes a unique contribution to the field of language teacher education.    By reconceptualizing teacher education...

ELF Research Methods and Approaches to Data and Analyses: Theoretical and Methodological Underpinnings

ELF Research Methods and Approaches to Data and Analyses: Theoretical and Methodological Underpinnings

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Kumiko Murata
July 01, 2020

This book systematically explores and discusses English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) research methods frequently deployed by ELF researchers in analysing their data. It mainly covers three different approaches: corpus-based, both written and spoken, conversation analytic and narrative approaches....

Multilingual Approaches for Teaching and Learning: From Acknowledging to Capitalising on Multilingualism in European Mainstream Education

Multilingual Approaches for Teaching and Learning: From Acknowledging to Capitalising on Multilingualism in European Mainstream Education

1st Edition

Claudine Kirsch, Joana Duarte
March 12, 2020

Multilingual Approaches for Teaching and Learning outlines the opportunities and challenges of multilingual approaches in mainstream education in Europe. The book, which draws on research findings from several officially monolingual, bilingual, and multilingual countries in Europe, discusses...

TESOL and the Cult of Speed in the Age of Neoliberal Mobility

TESOL and the Cult of Speed in the Age of Neoliberal Mobility

1st Edition

Osman Z. Barnawi
February 13, 2020

TESOL and the Cult of Speed in the Age of Neoliberal Mobility argues that because the nexus between TESOL and the cult of speed in an age of increased neoliberal mobility has not yet been explicitly unpacked, discussed, identified and theorized, the implications of this socio-economic phenomenon...

The Impact of Mother Tongue Illiteracy on Second Language Acquisition: The Case of French and Wolof in Senegal

The Impact of Mother Tongue Illiteracy on Second Language Acquisition: The Case of French and Wolof in Senegal

1st Edition

Moustapha Fall
February 03, 2020

This text illustrates the crucial role of the mother tongue literacy in second language acquisition by presenting findings from a comparative study conducted in primary schools in Senegal. In addition, the volume provides an in-depth look at the linguistic history of Senegal before, during, and...

Developing Critical Cultural Awareness in Modern Languages: A Comparative Study of Higher Education in North America and the United Kingdom

Developing Critical Cultural Awareness in Modern Languages: A Comparative Study of Higher Education in North America and the United Kingdom

1st Edition

Elinor Parks
January 23, 2020

This volume explores the relationship between language and culture while considering its implications for the teaching of modern foreign languages in higher education. Drawing on a comparative empirical study conducted at universities both in the UK and US, this text problematises the impacts of a...

Home Schooling in China: Culture, Religion, Politics, and Gender

Home Schooling in China: Culture, Religion, Politics, and Gender

1st Edition

Xiaoming Sheng
November 21, 2019

Home Schooling in China seeks to provide a better understanding of the social movement of home schooling in China. In this book, the author addresses several major themes of home education, including marketization, social stratification, culture, religion, Confucianism, gender policy, gender, and...

Towards a New Paradigm for English Language Teaching: English for Specific Purposes in Asia and Beyond

Towards a New Paradigm for English Language Teaching: English for Specific Purposes in Asia and Beyond

1st Edition

Hajime Terauchi, Judy Noguchi, Akira Tajino
November 20, 2019

This book proposes a new paradigm for English language teaching based on concepts from English for Specific Purposes (ESP) research and applications as well as from growing evidence relating pattern recognition to language learning ability. The contributors to the volume argue that learners should...

Worldwide English Language Education Today: Ideologies, Policies and Practices

Worldwide English Language Education Today: Ideologies, Policies and Practices

1st Edition

Ali Al-Issa, Seyyed-Abdolhamid Mirhosseini
November 04, 2019

This book explores the ideologies, policies, and practices of English language education around the world today. It shows the ways in which ideology is a constituent part of the social realities of English language teaching (ELT) and how ELT policies and practices are shaped by ideological...

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

Adrian Gras-Velazquez
August 05, 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,...

Teaching English for Tourism: Bridging Research and Praxis

Teaching English for Tourism: Bridging Research and Praxis

1st Edition

Michael Ennis, Gina Petrie
July 19, 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...

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