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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


EFPM266: Principles of Language Learning for TESOL

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Atkinson, D., (2011) Alternative approaches to second language acquisition. Abingdon: Routledge.

Block, D. (2003). The social turn in second language acquisition. Washington: Georgetown University Press.

Block, D. (2007). Second language identities. London: Continuum.

Breen, M. P. (2001). Learner contributions to language learning. Harlow: Longman.

Dörnyei,  Z. (2011). Teaching and researching motivation (2nd Ed). Harlow: Longman.

Dörnyei, Z. (2009). The psychology of second language acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ellis, R. (2008). Second language acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Cohen, A. D., & Macaro, E. (Eds.). (2007). Language learner strategies: Thirty years of research and practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Norton, B. (2000). Identity and language learning. Harlow: Longman.

Gao, X. (2010). Strategic language learning: The roles of agency and context. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Weber, J.-J. & Horner, K. (2012) Introducing Multilingualism: A social Approach. Abingdon: Routledge.