Psychology for Language Learning

Insights from Research, Theory and Practice

  • Sarah Mercer
  • Stephen Ryan
  • Marion Williams

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Sarah Mercer, Stephen Ryan, Marion Williams
    Pages 1-9
  3. Sarah Mercer
    Pages 10-25
  4. Stephen Ryan, Sarah Mercer
    Pages 74-89
  5. Carol Griffiths
    Pages 151-168
  6. Neil J. Anderson
    Pages 169-187
  7. Tim Murphey, Joseph Falout, Yoshifumi Fukada, Tetsuya Fukuda
    Pages 220-238
  8. Sarah Mercer, Stephen Ryan, Marion Williams
    Pages 239-247
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 248-265

About this book


Offering a timely snapshot of current theory and research in the field of psychology in foreign language learning, this book is accessible to both specialists and non-specialists. Each chapter focuses on a different psychological construct and provides an overview of current thinking in the area drawing on insights from educational psychology.


language Language Learning second language

Editors and affiliations

  • Sarah Mercer
    • 1
  • Stephen Ryan
    • 2
  • Marion Williams
    • 3
  1. 1.University of GrazAustria
  2. 2.Senshu UniversityJapan
  3. 3.University of ExeterUK

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