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Title: Review of doctoral research in second-language teaching and learning in Australia (2003–2006)
Author: Anne Burns
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Institution: Aston University
Author: Brian Paltridge
Institution: University of Sydney
Author: Gillian Wigglesworth
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Institution: University of Melbourne
Linguistic Field: General Linguistics
Abstract: This article reviews recent doctoral research in Australian universities in the area of language teaching and learning. Doctoral work in three main areas of research concentration is described: language teaching, language learning, and writing. The authors whose studies are reviewed are graduates of the Australian National University, Griffith University, Macquarie University, the University of Technology, Sydney, the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales, the University of Melbourne, Monash University, La Trobe University, Deakin University and Murdoch University.


This article appears IN Language Teaching Vol. 41, Issue 2.

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