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Planning a grammar lesson

Without grammar, words hang together without any real meaning or sense. In order to be able to speak a language to some degree of proficiency and to be able to say what we really want to say, we need to have some grammatical knowledge.

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: Insights from Linguistics is a practical user-friendly guide for reading teachers. It can be used to enlighten reading teachers from a diverse range of classrooms.

Bilingual Education in the 21st Century: A Global Perspective

In this globalized era, many individuals around the world are becoming members of multiple language and sociocultural networks due to factors such as socioeconomic and geopolitical restructuring, increased international migrant mobility, growing minority rights movements, and revolutionary communication technologies.

The Psychology of the Language Learner: Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition

This book follows the structure of the seminal book by Peter Skehan (1989), Individual Differences in Second Language Learning. The objective of Dörnyei’s book is to provide a single-authored monograph on language individual differences (ID) research.

Native Or Non-Native — Can We Still Wonder Who Is Better?

In a recent search in the ERIC Database, I found roughly 1,500 papers related to the issue of a teacher’s national origin. Despite this huge amount of information, numerous essays, opinion papers, and so on, it seems that there is not any way to agree about who is the better teacher. When preparing this column, I had the opportunity to speak to a TESL-EJ fan, Nick Kearney, who is the Director at the Center of Languages at Florida University College in Valencia, Spain.