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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


The TESOL research program explores issues relating to language teaching and learning and socio-cultural aspects of language education. It also explores themes relating to language teaching and learning in second and foreign language contexts.


Professor Brian Paltridge, Associate Professor David Hirsh, Associate Professor Aek Phakiti, Associate Professor Huizhong Shen, Dr Marie Stevenson.

Research location

Sydney School of Education and Social Work

Program type



Potential research areas in the area of TESOL include: Language Teaching and Learning, Second Language Acquisition, Intercultural Language Education, Bilingual Education, Language Testing and Assessment, English for Specific Purposes, Academic Writing, Language Teacher Professional Development, Critical Discourse Analysis. Genre Analysis, Vocabulary Learning, and Motivation

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Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is 523