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English Language Learners (ELL) Sources

ESL Certification Program at Northwest Missouri State University
Browse ELL Periodicals to keep abreast of current and historical information within the discipline.
Choose a category below to locate a list of books, eBooks,
videos, periodical articles, and Web sites on the topic:

ELL Periodicals

  • Applied Linguistics
    "Studies the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of language education" (Ulrich's).
  • English Teaching Professional (Modern English Professional)
    "Contains a wide range of feature articles covering practical techniques for teaching, written by leading authors, experts and professionals" (Ulrich's).
  • ELT Journal
    "Directed to teachers of English as second language. Includes practical help on procedure and techniques; discusses methods of teaching; reports on new ideas and systems of teaching; covers different uses of the English language" (Ulrich's).
  • ESL Magazine
    "Reports on English as a Second Language issues involving instruction, testing, technology, professional life, cross cultural concerns, immigration trends and regulations, and legislation" (Ulrich's).
  • Essential teacher
    "Magazine for language teachers and administrators in varied ESL and EFL workplaces, including pre-K-12, 2- and 4-year institutions of higher learning, and adult education" (Ulrich's).
    Published by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs for teachers of English as a foreign or second language.
  • Language Learning
    "Publishes research articles that systematically apply methods of inquiry theories from linguistics, psycho-linguistics, cognitive science, ethnography, socio-linguistics, sociology, semiotics, educational inquiry and cultural and historical studies to address fundamental issues in language learning" (Ulrich's).
  • Modern English Teacher
    "Covers all aspects of English language teaching and offers a magazine for teachers and language professionals that is stimulating, challenging and useful for professional development and day-to-day teaching" (Ulrich's).
  • Modern Language Journal
    "Promotes scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers of all modern foreign languages and English as a second language" (Ulrich's).
  • Second Language Research
    "Provides a forum for investigators in non-native language learning; seeks to promote interdisciplinary research that links acquisition studies to neighboring theoretical and experimental disciplines" (Ulrich's).
  • Studies in Second Language Acquisition
    "Deals with the acquisition of a second language or languages, whether by formal learning or by assimilation" (Ulrich's).
  • TESOL Journal
    "Gives practitioners hands-on ideas for everyday applications in diverse ESL and EFL settings. Explores creative strategies for successful teaching" (Ulrich's).
  • TESOL Quarterly
    "Represents cross-disciplinary interests, both theoretical and practical. Features testing, evaluation, professional preparation, bilingual and adult education and language learning" (Ulrich's).


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