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LING5450M
Module Reading List

Methodology in Language Teaching, 2019/20, Semester 2
Clare Wright
c.e.m.wright@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core Readings:

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:

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

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.

Willis, D. and Willis, J. (2007). Doing task-based teaching: A practical guide to task-based teaching for ELT training courses and practising teachers. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Wright, C., Piske, T. and Young-Scholten, M. (2018). Mind matters in SLA ISBN: 9781788921602 (pbk : alk. paper); 9781788921619 (hbk : alk. paper); 9781788921640 (kindle). Multingual Matters.

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Other core readings for weekly discussion:

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

Special issue on Foreign language teaching in an era of globalisation. The modern language journal. 2014.

Awwad, A., Tavakoli, P. and Wright, C. (2016) “I think that’s what he’s doing”: Effects of intentional reasoning on second language (L2) speech performance. System. ISSN: 0346-251x 67: 158-169.

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

Chen, Q. and Wright, C. (2017) Contextualisation and authenticity in TBLT: Voices from Chinese classrooms. Language teaching research. ISSN: 1362-1688 21(4): 517-538.

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.

Elder, C. & Manwaring, D. (2004) The Relationship between metalinguistic knowledge and learning outcomes among undergraduate students of Chinese. Language awareness. ISSN: 0965-8416 13(3): 145-162

Ellis, R. (2009) Task-based language teaching: sorting out the misunderstandings. International journal of applied linguistics. ISSN: 0802-6106 19(3): 221-246.

Fotos, S. and H. Nassaji, Eds. (2007). Form-focused instruction and teacher education : studies in honour of Rod Ellis ISBN: 9780194422505 : Oxford Oxford University Press (Chapter 1 Overview) 

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

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.

Kramsch, C. (2014). Teaching Foreign Languages in an Era of Globalization: Introduction to Special Issue. The modern language journal. ISSN: 0026-7902, 98(1), pp. 296-311

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.

Lightbown, P. (2000). Classroom SLA research and second language teaching. Applied linguistics. ISSN: 0142-6001. 21(4): 431–462

Liviero, S. (2017) Grammar teaching in secondary school foreign language learning in England: teachers’ reported beliefs and observed practices. Language learning journal. ISSN: 0957-1736 45(1): 26-50.

Loumpourdi, L. (2005) Developing from PPP to TBL: a focused grammar task. In C. Edwards and J. Willis (eds). Teachers Exploring Tasks in English Language Teaching. PalgraveMacMillan. (ebook)

Nassaji, H. (2012) L2 Vocabulary learning from context: Strategies, knowledge sources, and their relationship with success in L2 lexical inferencing. TESOL quarterly. ISSN: 0039-8322 37(4): 645- 670.

Pica, T. (2005) Second Language Acquisition Research and Applied Linguistics. In E. Hinkel (ed) Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Available online: http://repository.upenn.edu/gse_pubs/34

Savignon, S. (2006) Beyond communicative language teaching: What’s ahead? Journal of Pragmatics. ISSN: 0378-2166 39: 207-220.

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

Wider 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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Kramsch, C. (2014). Teaching Foreign Languages in an Era of Globalization: Introduction to Special Issue. The modern language journal. ISSN: 0026-7902, 98(1): 296-311.

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

Larsen-Freeman, D. & Cameron, L. (2008) Complex systems and applied linguistics. Oxford: OUP. Chapter 7

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.  

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

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

Milton, J. (2009). Measuring second language vocabulary acquisition ISBN: 9781847692078 (pbk.) : £29.95; 9781847692085 (hbk.) : £69.95; 1847692087 (hbk.) : £69.95; 1847692079 (pbk.) : £29.95; 9781847692092 (ebook) : £69.95; 1847692095 (ebook) : £69.95. Multilingual Matters.

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.

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

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.

Schmitt, N. (2010). Researching vocabulary : a vocabulary research manual ISBN: 9781403985361 (pbk.) : £19.99; 1403985367 (pbk.) : £19.99; 9781403985354 (hbk.) : £60.00; 1403985359 (hbk.) : £60.00. PalgraveMacMillan.

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.

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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.

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

This list was last updated on 30/04/2019