Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Summary

The TESOL research program explores issues relating to language teaching and learning and socio-cultural aspects of language education. It also explores themes relating to language teaching and learning in second and foreign language contexts.

Supervisor(s)

Professor Brian Paltridge, Dr Aek Phakiti, Dr Marie Stevenson, Dr David Hirsh

Research Location

Faculty of Education and Social Work

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

Potential research areas in the area of TESOL include: Language Teaching and Learning, Second Language Acquisition, Intercultural Language Education, Bilingual Education, Language Testing and Assessment, English for Specific Purposes, Academic Writing, Language Teacher Professional Development, Critical Discourse Analysis. Genre Analysis, Vocabulary Learning, and Motivation

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Keywords

TESOL, Language Teaching and Learning, Second Language Acquisition, Intercultural Language Education, Bilingual Education, Language Testing, and English for Specific Purposes, Academic Writing, Critical Discourse Analysis. Genre Analysis, Vocabulary Learning, motivation, Language Teacher, second Professional Development, language reading, language learning strategies, strategic competence, metacognition, English as an additional language; English as a second language; multilingual classrooms; additive bilingualism; challenging academic tasks; task design; assessment; sociocultural perspectives; action research; professional development in schools

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 523