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TSL 5190: Second Language Acquisition

Revised 10/2018


The following Databases are recommended to find peer-reviewed articles on your topic.

Revised 10/2018


The following Books are recommended:

Reference Titles

  • The Handbook of Bilingualism. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004.
    P115.H365 2004
  • Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2005.
    P118.2.H359 2005
  • The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2003.
    P118.2.H363 2003
  • Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition. New York: Routledge, 2008.
    P165.H36 2008

Circulating Titles  and Electronic  Resources

  • Assessing English Language Learners in the Content Areas. Ann Arbor: U of M Press, 2010.
    PE1128 A2 M54 2010
  • Bilingualism and Language Pedagogy. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 2004
    [Electronic Resource]
  • Childhood Bilingualism: research on infancy through school age. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 2006.
    [Electronic Resource]
  • Cognition and Second Language Instruction. Cambridge: CUP, 2001. (large variety of essays)
    P37.C596 2001
  • Dual Language Development and Disorders: a handbook on bilingualism and second language learning. Baltimore: Brookes Pub., 2004.  P115.2.G458 2004
  • Essentials for Successful Language Teaching. London: Continuum, 2010.
    [Electronic Resource]
  • Language Teaching: research and language pedagogy. Malden: Wiley- Blackwell, 2012.
    [Electronic Resource]
  • Literacy and Bilingualism: a handbook for all teachers. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2000.
    LC3731.B684 2000
  • Mind and Content in Adult Second Language Acquisition: methods, theory, and practice. Washington, DC: Georgetown UP, 2005. 
    P118.2.M56 2005
  • New Trends and Methodologies in Applied English Language Research. New York: Peter Lang, 2009.
    [Electronic Resource]
  • Researching Second Language Classrooms. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2006.
    P53.755.M35 2006
  • Second Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003.
    P118.2.W39 2003
  • Second Language Teacher Education: international perspectives. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2005.
    P53.85.S434 2005
  • Teaching English Language Learners.  Los Angeles: Sage, 2012
    PE1128 A2 C673 2012
  • Theories in Second Language Acquisition: an introduction. Second Edition.  NY:  Routledge, 2015.
    P118.2 .T45 201

Revised 08/01/2016


Selected peer-reviewed free-access TESOL E-journals

Revised 07/2019


The following Websites are recommended:

  • The Linguist List, a site managed by Eastern Michigan University with numerous links to ESL resources
  • NCELA, National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition
  • TEFL.Net, a site dedicated to links and resources for teaching English as a foreign or secondary language
  • CAELA: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (funded by the US Department of Education’s Office of Vocational and Adult Education). Research and Evidence-based resources
  • TESL/TEFL/TESOL/ESL/EFL/ESOL Links of interest to Students and Teachers of English as a Second Language (Currently 10,192 links)

Revised 07/2019

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