Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics, Newcastle University; visiting professor, University of York.
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Words Web Short texts on words English tests Punctuation web On-line papers etc (old and new) The Language of the Street Text as Art
Linguistics glossary Key teaching method terms Key grammar terms Key teaching techniques Key phonological terms Key terms about writing Key learning and communication strategies Key individual variables in SLA
Newcastle Quiz YouTube videos (itsallinaword) Tips for typing in Word Publications by Vivian Cook Words matter (audio lecture) Wiki entry TESOL NNEST blog Languages list Word games Spelling games SLABIB (Second Language Acquisition bibliography, now at Teachers' College, Columbia) Starting applied linguistics research
(2014) (with David Singleton), Key Topics in Second Language Acquisition, Multilingual Matters
(2016) (ed. with Li Wei), Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multi-competence, CUP
(2016) Second Language Learning and Language Teaching, Routledge. 5th edition
(2016) (ed. with Des Ryan), Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System
Formerly at homepage.ntlworld.com/vivian.c (alias Virgin), which is now defunct.