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EDUC 5981M Reading List

Teaching Languages to Young Learners, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Laura Grassick
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Alexander, R. (2000). Culture and pedagogy : international comparisons in primary education ISBN: 0631220518 pbk; 063122050x (cased) : No price ISBN: 0631220518 pbk; 063122050x (cased) : No price. Oxford and Malden: Blackwell Publishers, Ltd.

Baldauf, R.B, Jr. Kaplan, R.B., Kamwangamalu, N. M. and Bryant, P. (Eds.) (2012). Language planning in primary schools in Asia ISBN: 9780415520843 (hbk.) : £80.00; 0415520843 (hbk.) : £80.00. Oxon: Routledge.

Bialystok, E. (1987) Words as Things: development of word concept by bilingual children. Studies in second language acquisition. 9: 133-140.

Bland, J. (Ed) (2016). Teaching English to young learners : critical issues in language teaching with 3-12 year olds, Bloomsbury.  

Bloom, P (2004) How children learn the meaning of words Cambridge, MA:MIT Press

Brown, H.D. (2000) Principles of language learning and teaching (4th Edition)

Bruner, J. (1983) Child's talk : learning to use language. Oxford: Oxford University

Butler, Y.G. (2004) What Level of English Proficiency Do Elementary School teachers Need to Attain to teach EFL? TESOL quarterly. Vol. 38, No. 2

Butler, Y.G. 2015. English language education among young learners in East Asia: A review of current research (2004-2014). Language teaching., 48, pp 303-342.

Cameron, L. (2001) Teaching languages to young learners Cambridge University Press.  

Cameron, L. 1994. Organising the World: children's concepts and categories, and implications for the teaching of English. ELT journal. 48(1): 28-39.

Chambers, G. N., “The Target Language Revisited”, in Teaching and teacher education. ISSN: 0742-051x, 36, 44-54, 2013.

Copland, F. and Garton, S. 2014. Key themes and future directions in teaching English to young learners. ELT journal. ISSN: 0951-0893 68 (3): 223-230.

Copland, F. Garton, S. and Burns, A. (2014). Challenges in teaching English to young learners: Global perspectives and local realities. TESOL quarterly. ISSN: 0039-8322, 48(4): 738-762.

Crosse, K. (2007) Introducing English as an additional language to young children : a practical handbook Paul Chapman Publishing.

Del Pilar Garcia Mayo, M. (ed). (2017). Learning foreign languages in primary school : research insights ISBN: 9781783098095 (pbk.); 9781783098101 (hbk.); 9781783098132 (ebk., kindle); 9781783098118 (ebk., Pdf); 9781783098125 (ebk., Epub). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Donaldson, M. (1978) Children's minds London, Fontana Press.

Dörnyei, Z. (2001). Motivational Strategies in the Language Classroom. Cambridge: CUP.  Dörnyei, Z. (2005). Psychology of the language learner : individual differences in second language acquisition ISBN: 0805847294. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc.

Elley, W. 1989. Vocabulary acquisition from listening to stories. Reading research quarterly.. XXIV (2): 175 - 187.

ELT journal. ISSN: 0951-0893 Special Issue 2014 : Teaching English to young learners. Vol 68 Issue 3.

Emery, H. and Rich, S. (2015). Teaching English to young learners ISBN: 9781942223450 (pbk.); 1942223455 (pbk.). TESOL Press.

Enever, J. and Lindgren, E. (eds). (2017). Early language learning in school contexts early language learning : complexity and mixed methods ISBN: 9781783098309 (pbk : alk. paper); 9781783098316 (hbk : alk. paper); 9781783098347 (kindle). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Enever, J., Moon, J. and Raman, U. (eds) (2009). Young learner English language policy and implementation : international perspectives. Reading: Garnet Publishing.

Fathman, A. (1975) ‘The relationship between age and second language productive ability’. Language learning.. 25:245-266.

Halliwell, S. (1992) Teaching English in the primary classroom Longman.

Harley, B. and M.King. 1989. Verb Lexis in the Written Composition of Young L2 Learners. Studies in second language acquisition. 11: 415-439.

Harmer, J. (2001) The practice of English language teaching. Longman.

Johnson, K (2001) An introduction to foreign language learning and teaching Harlow: Pearson

Jones, J. and Coffey, S. 2017. Modern foreign languages, 5-11 : issues for teachers. Third edition. Abingdon: David Fulton.

Kaminska, P. (2000) Keywords: A creative way to remember words. Modern English teacher.. 9(4), 56-57.

Khan, A. (1999) Dealing with unfamiliar words in a text. Modern English teacher. 8(3), 36-37.

Lightbown, P.M. and Spada, N. (1999) How languages are learned Oxford: Oxford University Press.

McKay, P. (2006). Assessing young language learners. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Mitchell-Schuitevoerder, R. and Mourao, S. (eds) (2006) Teachers and young learners : research in our classrooms. YLsig anniversary publication, IATEFL, Darwin College, Cantebury, Kent.

Murphy, V. (2014). Second language learning in the early school years : trends and contexts. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nikolov, M.(ed) 2009. Early learning of modern foreign languages : processes and outcomes ISBN: 9781847691453 (pbk.) : £29.95; 9781847691460 (hbk.) : £69.95; 1847691463 (hbk.) : £69.95; 1847691455 (pbk.) : £29.95; 9781847691477 (ebook) : £69.95; 1847691471 (ebook) : £69.95. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Nikolov, M. (Ed). (2009). The age factor and early language learning ISBN: 9783110218275 (hardcover : alk. paper); 3110218275 (hardcover : alk. paper). Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Nunan, D. (2003) The Impact of English as a Global Language on Educational Policies and Practices in the Asia-Pacific Region. TESOL quarterly.. Vol. 37, No. 4.

Nunan, D. (2011). Teaching English to young learners ISBN: 9780615401027; 0615401023. Anaheim University Press.  

Oyama, S. (1976) A sensitive period for the acquisition of nonnative phonological system. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research.., 5, 261-284

Phillips, S. 1993. Young learners Oxford: Oxford University Press

Pinter, A. (2006) Teaching young language learners, Oxford University Press   

Pinter, A. (2011) Children learning second languages, Palgrave MacMillan  

Read, C. (1998) Teaching English in Primary Schools: Towards whole learning. In Gika, A.S. and Superfine, W. Young learners : creating a positive and practical learning environment : papers from the joint conference held in Madrid 6-7 Feb 1998.. The British Council. Iatefl.

Reilly, V. and Ward, S.M. 1997. Very young learners Oxford: OUP.

Rich, S. (Ed). 2014. International perspectives on teaching English to young learners, Palgrave MacMillan  

Robinson, Penelope J. (2005). "Teaching key Vocabulary in Geography and Science Classrooms: An Analysis of Teachers' Practice with Particular Reference to EAL Pupils' Learning". Language and Education, 19: 5, 428-445.

Sassoon, R. (1995) The acquisition of a second writing system Intellect. Bristol. UK.

Schmitt, N. (2000) Vocabulary in language teaching Cambridge. CUP.

Schmitt, N. and Schmitt, D. (1995) Vocabulary notebooks: theoretical underpinnings and practical suggestions. ELT journal. 49(2), 133-143.

Schouten-van Parreren, C. 1989. Vocabulary Learning through Reading: Which Conditions should be met when Presenting Words in Texts? AILA Review 6: 75-85 - Available online: http://www.aila.info/en/publications/aila-review/reviev-volumes/68-aila-review-issue-06.html

Scott, W. A., & Ytreberg, L. H. 1990. Teaching English to children London: Longman.

Scovel, T. (2001) Learning new languages : a guide to second language acquisition Canada: Heinle and Heinle.

Spolsky, B. and Y-I Moon (Eds). (2012). Primary school English-language education in Asia : from policy to practice ISBN: 9780415534062 (hbk.) : £80.00; 0415534062 (hbk.) : £80.00. New York and London: Routledge.

Ur, P. 1996 ‘Characteristics of a good practice activity’. A course in language teaching : practice and theory Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Verhallen, M. and R.Schoonen. 1993. Lexical Knowledge of Monolingual and Bilingual Children. Applied linguistics. 14 (4), 344-363.

Verhallen, M. and R.Schoonen. 1998. Lexical Knowledge in L1 and L2 of third and fifth graders. Applied linguistics. 19 (4), 452-470. Washington DC, USA

Whitehead, M.R. (2002) Developing language and literacy with young children Paul Chapman Publishing. London.

Wood, D. (1998) How children think and learn : the social contexts of cognitive development (2nd edition) Oxford. Basil Blackwell

This list was last updated on 07/12/2017