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Keynotes (pre 2013)

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Our Keynotes pre 2013 section contains 11 talks on a range of topics as follows:


Robert Phillipson on linguistic imperialism; 

Tony Lynch on second language listening; 

Vivian Cook on key ideas in SLA for language teachers;

Alastair Pennycook on critical dimensions in applied linguistics;

Jennifer Jenkins on shifting to English as a Lingua Franca (ELF);

Martin Cortazzi on transcultural issues in TESOL;

Paul Nation on vocabulary size tests and implications for pedagogy;

David Little on issues in learner autonomy;

Amy Tsui on expertise in teaching and teacher development;

David Nunan on the growth of ELT, implications for teaching young learners and for TESOL professionalism;

Anne Burns on action research in TESOL;

Keith Johnson on the development of and issues in applied linguistics.

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Robert Phillipson

Linguistic imperialism and ELT 

Recent publication details (indicative):

Phillipson, R. (2010). Linguistic Imperialism Continued.  London: Routledge. 

Phillipson, R. (1992). Linguistic Imperialism. Oxford: OUP.  

Duration: 30:31 (#41) LINK TO TALK

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Tony Lynch

Challenges and issues in second language listening

Recent publication details (indicative):

Lynch T. (2009). Teaching Second Language Listening. Oxford: OUP. 

 Lynch T. (2004) Study Listening . 2nd edition. Cambridge: CUP.  

 Duration: 32:10 (#38) LINK TO TALK

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Vivian Cook

Key ideas in SLA for language teachers

Recent publication detials (indicative):

Cook, V. and Bassetti, B. (2011). (Eds). Language and Bilingual Cognition. Psychology Press.

Cook, V. and Wei, L. (2009). (Eds). Contemporary Applied Linguistics Volume 1 Language Teaching and Learning.  Continuum. 

Duration: 23:28 (#36) LINK TO TALK

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Alastair Pennycook

Critical dimensions in applied linguistics 

Recent publication details (indicative):

Pennycook, A. (2010). Language as Local Practice.  London & New York: Routledge. 

Alim, S., Ibrahim, A., Pennycook, A. (2008). (Eds). Global Linguistic Flows: Hip Hop Cultures, Youth Identities, and the Politics of Language. London & New York: Routledge. 

Duration: 34:34 (#35) LINK TO TALK


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Jennifer Jenkins

Shifting to English as a Lingua Franca (ELF)

Recent publication details (indicative):

Murata, K., and Jenkins, J. (2009). (Eds). Global Englishes in Asian Contexts: Current and Future Debates.  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.   

Jenkins, J. (2009) World Englishes. A resource book for students. 2nd ed.  London: Routledge. 

Duration: 29:35 (#23) LINK TO TALK

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Martin Cortazzi

Transcultural issues in TESOL

Recent publication details (indicative):

Jin, L. and Cortazzi, M. (Eds.) (2011) Researching Chinese Learners, skills, perceptions and intercultural adaptations, Houndmills, Palgrave Macmillan. 

Jin, L. and Cortazzi, M. (2011) Re-Evaluating Traditional Approaches to Second Language Teaching and Learning, In E. Hinkel (Ed.) Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning, Vol. 2, New York: Routledge. pp. 558-575. 

Duration:  29:14 (#22) LINK TO TALK

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Paul Nation

Vocabulary size tests and implications for pedagogy

Recent publication details (indicative):

Nation, P. (2008). Teaching Vocabulary: Strategies and Techniques. Heinle Cengage Learning.  

Nation, P. and Gu, P. (2007). Focus on Vocabulary. NCELTR.  

Duration: 27:57 (#21) LINK TO TALK

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David Little

Issues in learner autonomy

Recent publication details (indicative):

Little, D. (2009). Language learner autonomy and the European Language Portfolio: Two L2 English examples. Language Teaching. 42/2. 222-233.

Little, D. (2006). The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: content, purpose, origin, reception and impact. Language Teaching. 39/3. 167-190. 

Duration: 23:34 (#17) LINK TO TALK

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Amy Tsui

Expertise in teaching & teacher development

Recent publication details (indicative):

Tsui, A. B. M. (2003). Understanding Expertise in Teaching. CUP. 

Tsui, A. B. M., Edwards, G. and Lopez-Real, F. (2009). Learning in School-University Partnership: Sociocultural Perspectives. Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group. 

Duration: 26:54 (#13) LINK TO TALK

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David Nunan

The growth of ELT and its implications for teaching young learners and for TESOL professionalism

Recent publication details (indicative):

Nunan, D. and Bailey, K. (2009). Exploring Second Language Classroom Research. Heinle.  

Nunan, D. (2004). Task-based language teaching. CUP. 

Duration: 22:13 (#11) LINK TO TALK

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Anne Burns

Action research in TESOL

Recent publication details (indicative):

Burns, A. (1999). Collaborative Action Research for English Language Teachers. CUP. 

Burns, A. (Ed). (2005). Teaching English from a Global Perspective. TESOL International. 

Duration: 37:05 (#9)  LINK TO TALK

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Keith Johnson

Reflections on the development of and issues in applied linguistics

Recent publication details (indicative):

Johnson, K. (2008). (Second Edition). An Introduction to Foreign Language Teaching. Pearson. 

Johnson, K. (Ed). (2008). Expertise in Second Language Learning and Teaching, Palgrave Macmillan. 

Duration: 24:36 (#4) LINK TO TALK