Welcome to the website of Professor Anne Burns


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Areas of research interest:

    Action research in language education.
    Applications of genre theory to language teaching.
    Curriculum development and change.
    Language teacher beliefs and cognition.
    Language teacher education.
    Literacy, reading and writing.
    Written and spoken discourse analysis.

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Goh, C. & Burns, A. (2012).   Teaching speaking: A holistic approach.   New York: Cambridge University Press.



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Richards, J.C., & Burns, A. (2012).   The Cambridge guide to pedagogy and practice in second language teaching.   New York: Cambridge University Press.



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Richards, Jack C. & Burns, A. (2012).   Tips for teaching listening: A practical approach.   New York: Pearson.



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Burns, A. (2011).   Doing action research in English language teaching: A guide for practioners.   Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching And Research Press.



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Burns, A. (2011).  Action research in the field of second language teaching and learning. In E. Hinkel (Ed.), Handbook of research in second language teaching and learning, (pp. 237-253). Vol. II.   New York: Routledge.