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New and Published Books

  1. The Essentials of Academic Writing for International Students

    By Stephen Bailey

    Most international students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, but writing good academic English is one of the most demanding tasks students face. The Essentials of Academic Writing for International Students has been developed to help these students succeed in their...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Re-examining Language Testing

    A Philosophical and Social Inquiry

    By Glenn Fulcher

    Re-examining Language Testing explores ideas that form the foundations of language testing and assessment. The discussion is framed within the philosophical and social beliefs that have forged the practices endemic in language education and policy today. From historical and cultural perspectives,...

    Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. ESL Readers and Writers in Higher Education

    Understanding Challenges, Providing Support

    Edited by Norman W. Evans, Neil J Anderson, William G. Eggington

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    ESL Readers and Writers in Higher Education describes the challenges ESL students in U.S. postsecondary institutions face when studying in a second language, and offers suggestions for how teachers, advisors, tutors, and institutions might provide support that meets the reading and writing needs of...

    Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited

    By Zoltán Dörnyei, Stephen Ryan

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Over the past decade, the focus of inquiry into the psychology of SLA has shifted from the analysis of various characteristics within individuals towards a greater consideration of individuals’ dynamic interactions with diverse contexts. This revisit of the bestselling The Psychology of the...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Language, Ideology and Education

    The politics of textbooks in language education

    Edited by Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen, Csilla Weninger

    Series: Routledge Research in Language Education

    This book examines the role textbooks play in the teaching of dominant and non-dominant (first and foreign) languages in a range of cultural contexts worldwide. Each chapter addresses important issues related to what constitutes "legitimate knowledge", the politics of learning materials, global...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Teaching ELLs to Read

    Strategies to Meet the Common Core, K-5

    By Paul Boyd-Batstone

    In this essential book from ELL-expert Paul Boyd-Batstone, you’ll find out how to teach reading while keeping in mind the unique needs of English language learners. You’ll learn best practices and differentiated strategies for each domain of the Common Core Foundational Reading Skills, including...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Secondary School English Education in Asia

    From policy to practice

    Edited by Bernard Spolsky, Kiwan Sung

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    Continuing on from the previously published Primary School English-Language Education in Asia: From Policy to Practice (Moon & Spolsky, 2012), this book compiles the proceedings which took place at the 2011 annual conference of AsiaTEFL which took place in Seoul, Korea. It surveys the current...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Internationalizing the Curriculum

    By Betty Leask

    Series: Internationalization in Higher Education Series

    The drive to internationalize higher education has seen the focus shift in recent years towards its defining element, the curriculum. As the point of connection between broader institutional strategies and the student experience, the curriculum plays a key role in the success or failure of the...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Adult Language Education and Migration

    Challenging agendas in policy and practice

    Edited by James Simpson, Anne Whiteside

    Adult Language Education and Migration: Challenging Agendas in Policy and Practice provides a lively and critical examination of policy and practice in language education for adult migrants around the world, showing how opportunities for learning the language of a new country both shape and are...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Identity-Focused ELA Teaching

    A Curriculum Framework for Diverse Learners and Contexts

    By Richard Beach, Anthony Johnston, Amanda Haertling Thein

    Countering the increased standardization of English language arts instruction requires recognizing and fostering students’ unique identity construction across different social and cultural contexts. Drawing on current sociocultural theories of identity construction, this book posits that students...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge