English as a Second Language publications

2016

The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes

Storch, N., Morton, J. and Thompson, C. "EAP pedagogy in undergraduate contexts," in Hyland, K. and Shaw, P. (eds.,). The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes. Routledge, 2016.

The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to English for Academic Purposes (EAP), covering the main theories, concepts, contexts and applications of this fast growing area of applied linguistics. More information...

Handbook of Second and Foreign Language Writing

Storch, N. "Collaborative Writing," in Manchón, R. and Matsuda, P. (eds.,). Handbook of Second and Foreign Language Writing. De Gruyter Mouton, 2016.

The Handbook of Second and Foreign Language Writing is an authoritative reference compendium of the theory and research on second and foreign language writing that can be of value to researchers, professionals, and graduate students. It is intended both as a retrospective critical reflection that can situate research on L2 writing in its historical context and provide a state of the art view of past achievements, and as a prospective critical analysis of what lies ahead in terms of theory, research, and applications. More information...

Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning

Storch, N. and Rouhshad, A. "A focus on mode: Patterns of interaction in face-to-face and computer-mediated contexts," in Sato, M. and Ballinger, S. (eds.,). Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning. John Benjamins, 2016.

This volume represents the first collection of empirical studies focusing on peer interaction for L2 learning. These studies aim to unveil the impact of mediating variables such as task type, mode of interaction, and social relationships on learners' interactional behaviors and language development in this unique and pedagogically powerful learning context. More information...

2015

Genre, Text and Language: Mélanges Anne Freadman

Morton, J., Elder, C. and McNamara, T. "Pattern and particularity in a pedagogical genre: The case of an individual teacher," in Duché, V., Do, T. and Rizzi, A. (eds.,). Genre, Text and Language: Mélanges Anne Freadman. Classiques Garnier, 2015.

To pay tribute to the work of Professor Anne Freadman, twenty-three specialists explore the question of genre. This volume focuses on teaching, and in particular the teaching of indigenous or foreign languages, semiotics, linguistics, and literature. More information...

Research Methods in Applied Linguistics: A Practical Resource

Storch, N. "Researching Grammar," in Paltridge, B. and Phakiti, A. (eds.,). Research Methods in Applied Linguistics: A Practical Resource. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015.

Research Methods in Applied Linguistics is designed to be the essential one-volume resource for students. As well as covering a range of methodological issues, it looks at numerous areas in depth, including language learning strategies, motivation, teacher beliefs, language and identity, pragmatics, vocabulary, and grammar. More information...

2014

 Interculturality, cross-culturality and aculturality in academic research. Springer International Publishing, 2014, pp. 65-78

Mohd Noor, M., Mulder, Jean and Thompson, Celia. "A context-based approach to the identification of hedging devices and features of writer-reader relationship in academic publications," in Lyda, A. and Warchal, K. (eds.,). Occupying niches: Interculturality, cross-culturality and aculturality in academic research. Springer International Publishing, 2014, pp. 65-78

This book presents a collection of thematically focused articles addressing culture-specific features of academic communication, with a particular focus on communication conducted in English as an Additional Language and directed at multicultural audiences. More information...

2013

Storch, N. Collaborative writing in L2 classrooms.Storch, N. Collaborative writing in L2 classrooms. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters, 2013.

In this first book-length treatment of collaborative writing in second language (L2) classrooms, Neomy Storch provides a theoretical, pedagogical and empirical rationale for the use of collaborative writing activities in L2 classes, as well as some guidelines about how to best implement such activities in both face-to-face and online mode. The book discusses factors that may impact on the nature and outcomes of collaborative writing, and examines the beliefs about language learning that underpin learners' and teachers' attitudes towards pair and group work. More information...

2012

 Research in reading and listening assessment.Moore, T., Morton, J. and Price, S. "Construct validity in the IELTS Academic Reading test: a comparison of reading requirements in IELTS test items and in university study," in Taylor, L. and Weir, C. (eds.,). IELTS Collected Papers 2: Research in reading and listening assessment. Cambridge University Press, 2012, pp. 120-211.

This volume reports research that informs the development of reading and listening assessment in IELTS. This volume brings together a set of eight IELTS-related research studies - four on reading and four on listening - conducted between 2005 and 2010. More information...

Wigglesworth, G. and Storch, N. Wigglesworth, G. and Storch, N. "Feedback and writing development through collaboration: A socio-cultural approach," in Manchon, R. (ed.,). L2 Writing Development: Multiple Perspectives. Walter de Gruyter, 2012, pp.  69-99.

The aim of this pioneering volume is to advance our understanding of written language learning in instructed SLA by offering a collection of empirical studies in which the contribution of diverse theoretical perspectives to our understanding of L2 writing development will be explored. More information...