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Bowen, J. Donald

  1. Lynn Henrichsen

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0105

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Henrichsen, L. 2012. Bowen, J. Donald. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


J. Donald Bowen (1922–89) began his academic career as a Spanish teacher and researcher and became an early leader in applying the findings of modern linguistics (especially phonetics and phonology) to language teaching methods and procedures.


  • esl/efl;
  • language teaching;
  • methods;
  • phonetics;
  • phonology;
  • sociocultural language studies