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LING5450M
Module Reading List

Methodology in Language Teaching, 2017/18, Semester 2
Clare Wright
c.e.m.wright@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Textbook:

Larsen-Freeman, D. and Anderson, M. (2011) Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching . Oxford: OUP.

Richards, J. and T. Rodgers (2001). Approaches and methods in language teaching . Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Also recommended:

Johnson, K. (2008). An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching. Harlow: Longman. (NB 2nd edition)

Mitchell, R. et al. (2013). Second Language Learning Theories . 3rd Ed. London, Routledge.

or Mitchell, R. and Myles, F. (2004) Second Language Learning Theories. 2nd Ed.  London: Arnold.

 

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Primary Sources:

Durrant, P. and Mathews-Aydınlı, J. (2011) A function-first approach to identifying formulaic language in academic writing. English for specific purposes. 30: 58-72.

Gass, S., Mackey, S. and Ross-Feldman, L. (2011) Task-based interactions in classroom and laboratory settings. Language learning. 61: 189-220.

NOTE: See Special issue on Task-Based Learning: Language learning. 2011

Hüttner, J. and Mehlmauer-Larcher, B. et. al. Eds. (2012) Theory and practice in EFL teacher education : bridging the gap . Bristol, Multilingual Matters

Jenkins, J , Cogo, A.  and Dewey, M. (2011)  Review of developments in research into English as a lingua franca. Language teaching.  44.3 , 281–315.

Lewis, M. (2000) Language in the lexical approach. In M. Lewis ed. Teaching collocation : further developments in the Lexical Approach . Boston,  MA, Heinle. Pp. 126-154. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Spada, N. and Y. Tomita. (2010). Interactions between type of instruction and type of language feature: A meta-analysis. Language learning. 60(2): 263-308.

Whong, M. (2013). A linguistic perspective on communicative language teaching. Language learning journal. 41: 115 – 28.

Whong, M., Gil, K.H., and Marsden, H. (2014) Beyond Paradigm: The 'what' and the 'how' of classroom research. Second language research. . 30: 551-568.

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Other Reading:

Adamson, B. (2004). Fashions in language teaching methodology. In A. Davies and C. Elder.  (eds.) The Handbook of Applied Linguistics . Oxford, Blackwell: 604-622. EBook available

Boers, F., and S. Lindstromberg (eds) (2008) Cognitive linguistic approaches to teaching vocabulary and phraseology . Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Canale, M. and Swain, M. (1980) Theoretical bases of communicative approaches to second language teaching and testing. Applied linguistics. 1: 1-47.

Cook, V. (2008). Second Language Learning and Language Teaching. London: Hodder Education.

Cope, B. and M. Kalantzis, Eds. (1993). The powers of literacy : a genre approach to teaching writing : Critical Perspectives on Literacy and Education . London, The Falmer Press.

Dinsmore, T. (2006) Principles, parameters, and SLA: A retrospective meta-analytic investigation into adult L2 learners’ access to Universal Grammar In J. Norris & L. Ortega (eds.) Synthesizing research on language learning and teaching . Amsterdam: John Benjamins. pp. 53-90. EBook available

Doughty, C. and J. Williams, Eds. (1998). Focus on form in classroom second language acquisition . Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series. Cambridge, CUP.

Ellis, R. (2006a) Current issues in the teaching of grammar: An SLA perspective. TESOL quarterly. . 40: 83-107.

Ellis, R. (2006b) Researching the Effects of Form-Focussed Instruction on L2 Acquisition. Themes in SLA research 19: 18-41.

Fotos, S. and H. Nassaji, Eds. (2007). Form-focused instruction and teacher education : studies in honour of Rod Ellis : Oxford Oxford University Press.

Hinkel, E & Fotos, S. Eds. (2002). New perspectives on grammar teaching in second language classrooms. Mahwah, NJ/London : Lawrence Erlbaum.

Howatt, A. P. R. and H. G. Widdowson (2004). A History of English Language Teaching . Oxford, OUP.

Hymes, D. (1972). On Communicative Competence. In J. B. Pride and J. Holmes. (eds.) Sociolinguistics : selected readings . Middlesex, Penguin Books. pp. 269 - 293.

Jenkins, J , Cogo, A.  and Dewey, M. (2011)  Review of developments in research into English as a lingua franca. Language teaching.  44.3 , 281–315.

Larsen-Freeman, D. and Anderson, M. (2011) Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching . Oxford: OUP. 

Keck, C., Iberri-Shea, G., Tracy-Ventura, N., & Wa-Mbaleka, S. (2006) Investigating the  empirical link between task-based interaction and acquisition: A meta-analysis. In J.  Norris & L. Ortega (eds.) Synthesizing research on language learning and teaching . Amsterdam: John Benjamins. pp. 91-129.

Lightbown, P. (2003). SLA research in the classrooom/SLA research for the classroom. Language learning journal. 28: 4-13.

Larsen-Freeman, D. & Cameron, L. (2008) Complex systems and applied linguistics . Oxford: OUP. Chapter 7 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Larsen-Freeman, D. (2003). Teaching language : from grammar to grammaring . Boston, Heinle.

Lewis, M. (1993). The Lexical Approach . London, Language Teaching Publications.

Lewis, M., Ed. (2000). Teaching collocation : further developments in the Lexical Approach . Boston,  MA, Heinle.  

Liu, D. and P. Master, Eds. (2003). Grammar teaching in teacher education . Alexandria, VA, TESOL, Inc.

Morgan-Short, K. et al. (2012). Explicit and implicit second language training differentially affect the achievement of native-like brain activation patterns. Journal of cognitive neuroscience. 24(4): 933-947.

Nattinger, J. R. and J. S. DeCarrico (1992). Lexical phrases and language teaching . Oxford, OUP.

Paltridge, B. (2001). Genre and the language learning classroom . Michigan, The University of Michigan Press.

Richards, J. C. (2007) Materials development and research: towards a form-focused perspective. In Fotos, S. and Nassaji, H. Form-focused instruction and teacher education : studies in honour of Rod Ellis . Oxford: OUP. pp. 147-130. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Richards, J. and T. Rodgers (2001). Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching . Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Richards, J. C. (2002). Theories of Teaching in Language Teaching. In J. C. Richards and W. A. Renandya. (eds.) Methodology in language teaching : an anthology of current practice : . Cambridge, CUP. pp. 19-25. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Sfard, A. (1998) On two metaphors for learning and the dangers of choosing just one. Educational researcher. 27: 4-13.

Swales, J. (1990) Genre analysis : English in academic and research settings Cambridge: CUP.

Swales, J. & Feak, C. (1994) Academic writing for graduate students : essential tasks and skills . Ann Arbor, MI:Michigan University Press.

Whong, M. (2011) Language teaching : linguistic theory in practice Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Williams, J. and Evans, J. (1998) What kind of focus and on which forms? In Doughty, C. and J. Williams, Eds. (1998). Focus on form in classroom second language acquisition . Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series. Cambridge, CUP. pp, 139-155. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

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Research Methods

Brown, J. and T. Rogers (2002). Doing second language research . Oxford, OUP.

Cohen, L., Manion, L., and Morrison, K. (2000) Research Methods in Education 5 th edition. London: Routledge.

Ellis, R. and G. Barkhuizen, Eds. (2005). Analysing learner language . Oxford Oxford University Press.

McDonough, J. and S. McDonough (1997). Research methods for English language teachers . London, Arnold.

Nunan, D. (1999). Research methods in language learning . Cambridge, CUP.  

Porte, G. K. (2002). Appraising Research in Second Language Learning: A Practical Approach to Critical Analysis of Quantitative Research . Amsterdam, Benjamins.

Seliger, H. and E. Shohamy (1989). Second language research methods . Oxford, OUP.

This list was last updated on 22/12/2016