Category Archives: Book review

From a thesis to a book: The outcome of overcoming a thousand obstacles!

I had started writing this post as a way to promote my upcoming book: English Language Teacher Education in Chile: A cultural historical activity theory perspective. However, I realised that instead of just promoting the book, I could use this

From a thesis to a book: The outcome of overcoming a thousand obstacles!

I had started writing this post as a way to promote my upcoming book: English Language Teacher Education in Chile: A cultural historical activity theory perspective. However, I realised that instead of just promoting the book, I could use this

Cultural- Historical perspectives on teacher education development

A book that I am reading now is Cultural- Historical perspectives on teacher education development. What I can say after reading the preface and a couple of chapters is that Cultural-historical Perspectives on Teacher Education and Development is an outstanding

Cultural- Historical perspectives on teacher education development

A book that I am reading now is Cultural- Historical perspectives on teacher education development. What I can say after reading the preface and a couple of chapters is that Cultural-historical Perspectives on Teacher Education and Development is an outstanding

Second language teacher education: a sociocultural perspective

The following is a review of one book which has inspired my own research and reflections towards L2 teacher learning, L2 student learning and all the complexities of the L2 teacher education enterprise.

Johnson, K. E. (2009). Second language teacher education : a sociocultural perspective. New York: Routledge.

This book gives us a comprehensive view of the epistemological underpinnings of sociocultural theory in the field of second language teacher education. Second language teacher education : a sociocultural perspective provides the reader with an understanding of L2 teaching, L2 learning and teacher professional development. This text fills in a gap in the literature of second language teacher education contributing to the understanding of teacher learning and L2 teacher education. The reading of this book is pleasant and thought provoking. It makes you reflect on L2 teacher education connecting the cognitive and social dimensions of such a complex activity.

Second language teacher education: a sociocultural perspective

The following is a review of one book which has inspired my own research and reflections towards L2 teacher learning, L2 student learning and all the complexities of the L2 teacher education enterprise.

Johnson, K. E. (2009). Second language teacher education : a sociocultural perspective. New York: Routledge.

This book gives us a comprehensive view of the epistemological underpinnings of sociocultural theory in the field of second language teacher education. Second language teacher education : a sociocultural perspective provides the reader with an understanding of L2 teaching, L2 learning and teacher professional development. This text fills in a gap in the literature of second language teacher education contributing to the understanding of teacher learning and L2 teacher education. The reading of this book is pleasant and thought provoking. It makes you reflect on L2 teacher education connecting the cognitive and social dimensions of such a complex activity.