1. Introduction: Developments in Language Teaching Research

  1. Rod Ellis

Published Online: 3 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118271643.ch1

Language Teaching Research and Language Pedagogy

Language Teaching Research and Language Pedagogy

How to Cite

Ellis, R. (2012) Introduction: Developments in Language Teaching Research, in Language Teaching Research and Language Pedagogy, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118271643.ch1

Author Information

  1. Auckland, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444336108

Online ISBN: 9781118271643

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Keywords:

  • ‘Language Teaching Research’;
  • developments;
  • L2 classrooms;
  • TESOL Quarterly;
  • MLJ;
  • ‘method’ oriented;
  • comparative method;
  • CLT;
  • teacher-talk;
  • learner focus

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is ‘Language Teaching Research’?

  • Why Investigate L2 Classrooms?

  • A Brief History of Language Teaching Research

  • Comparative Method Studies

  • Second Language Classroom Discourse

  • Focus on the Teacher

  • Focus on the Learner

  • Investigating Tasks

  • Interaction and L2 Learning

  • Form-Focused Instruction

  • The Mediating Role of Individual Difference Factors

  • Conclusion