Key Concepts In Applied Linguistics: A Reference Guide

  • Publication Year: 2021
  • ISBN: 9781774078044
  • Price: $155
  • Publisher: Society Publishing
  • Binding Type: Hardcover

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The book is a reference guide in an encyclopedic format aimed to promote critical thinking of graduate and postgraduate students. It will help intended readers to cope with the similar terminologies which are often used for evaluating students' content knowledge. It was designed in a practical format with clarity and comprehensiveness to provide an easy to understand definition to get a quick picture. Reading the key concepts in applied linguistics will help the readers consolidate the problematic key terms in Education. The book will be a core adoptable text or supplementary reading. Thus, it will be useful for marketing purposes at different department such as Education, Teaching English as a Foreign /second language (TEFL/TESOL), Psychology, Social sciences, Educational administration.

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Hamed Barjesteh is an assistant professor of Education, Professor of applied linguistics, and a faculty member of Islamic Azad University, Ayatollah Amoli branch, Amol, Iran. A teacher educator for 20 years, Hamed Barjesteh has published several books and articles on teaching English to young and adult language learners and presented at conferences at various national and international levels. He has trained teachers and supervised many MA theses and Ph.D. dissertations. He serves as the head of English Language department, an editor and a reviewer for various journals and conferences. His research interests lies in the field of critical language pedagogy, thinking skills in language learning, Critical Language testing, dynamic assessment, and corrective feedback.

Shaghayegh Shirzad is a Ph.D. candidate in Teaching English as a foreign language. She works as a teacher-training consultant at different English language institutes. She attended different seminars, conferences, trainings, and workshops on researches and language communication. She is interested in language learning strategy, critical thinking, and critical pedagogy.