Cutting-Edge Topics and Approaches in Education and Applied Linguistics
In recent decades, learning another language and educating people with appropriate skills that address the requirements of the modern world have become significant issues. Today, around two billion people learn and use English to some extent, and this number is expected to rise. In the same vein, recent rapid technological advancements have made it mandatory to adjust the education system to fit the requirements of this era. Currently, in the field of education and applied linguistics various new approaches are applied. This book will provide the reader with the chance to read, learn and understand the recent topics, approaches and methodologies in education and applied linguistics in various fields. In this sense, it will serve as a reference book for undergraduate, graduate and PhD students and researchers who would like to learn about the recent developments in education and applied linguistics.
Cihat Atar holds a PhD degree in Educational and Applied Linguistics from the University of Newcastle, UK. He is an Assistant Professor in the English Language Teaching Department at Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey. He has been teaching English for nine years, and he has worked on projects such as the Newcastle University Corpus of Academic Spoken English (NUCASE). He has published in the areas of English as a second language, conversation analysis for second language acquisition, and the internationalization of higher education.
"Atar’s book, “Cutting-Edge Topics and Approaches in Education and Applied Linguistics,” is a valuable summary of current topics in foreign language teaching, combining educational and linguistic aspects. The well-organized sequence and clear style throughout the chapters make the reading accessible for lay and specialized audiences."
Laura Dubcovsky, University of California, Davis Linguist List, 2019
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