Selected applied linguistic/language teaching publications

Published books related to language teaching (EFL and applied linguistics)

2018

Revised third edition of An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching Routledge, ‘Learning and Language series.

‘I used to teach from the first, then the second edition of Johnson’s “Introduction” in my pre- and in-service training courses. And now I’ll use the third one, which has been updated and substantially revised, whilst remaining thorough, wise, and above all, entertaining’.
Péter Medgyes, Eötvös Lorand University, Hungary

‘This updated and revised book provides a thorough, entertaining and extremely well-written introduction to current ideas and developments in TESOL and applied linguistics. The book is full of stimulating activities and ideas for reading and will be successful in prompting teachers to be both critical and reflective’.
Steve Mann, University of Warwick

2008 Second edition of An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching.
2005 Expertise in Second Language Learning and Teaching Palgrave Macmillan. A collection of edited papers.
2003 Designing Language Teaching Tasks Palgrave Macmillan.
2001 First edition of An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching Initially Pearson Education, in a series taken over by Routledge.
A Spanish translation has also been produced; also a Chinese edition.
2000 Language Teaching Task Design Guide: draft version (with Virginia Samuda and James Ridgway). Department of Linguistics and Modern English Language.
1998 Encyclopedic Dictionary of Applied Linguistics: A Handbook for Language Teaching Blackwell Publishers, (edited, with H. Johnson).
A Japanese translation has also been produced; also a Chinese edition.
1996 Language Teaching and Skill Learning Blackwell Publishers.
1983 Functional Materials and the Classroom Teacher, (edited, with K. Morrow). Modern English Publications.
1983 Perspectives in Communicative Language Teaching Academic Press, (edited, with D. Porter).
1983 Now for English 1-3. Thomas Nelson. A three-year course for primary level pupils learning EFL.
1982 Communicative Syllabus Design and Methodology Pergamon Institute of English.
1981 Communication in the Classroom Longman (edited, with K. Morrow).
1981 Communicate in Writing Longman. Materials for teaching academic writing.
1979 The Communicative Approach to Language Teaching. Oxford University Press (edited, with C.J. Brumfit).
An English Language Books Society, low priced edition has also been produced; also a Chinese edition.
1979/80 Communicate 1 and 2. Cambridge University Press (with K. Morrow). Spoken EFL materials.
1979 Approaches. Cambridge University Press (with K. Morrow). Spoken EFL materials.