Advising in language learning: Dialogue, tools and context

Advising in Language Learning
Dialogue, Tools and Context

Jo Mynard and Luke Carson
9781408276952 | 224pp | April 2012

Available for pre-order from Pearson Education:

This is an edited collection on the emerging field of ”advising in language learning” (ALL). ALL involves the processes and practices of helping students to direct their own paths so as to become more effective and more autonomous language learners. Structured in 3 parts covering Dialogue, Tools and Context, the essays support a theoretical framework for approaching ALL. This collection contains examples of advising practice and research from various international contexts in order to show how the field is developing.


  • Contains international contributions
  • Offers a theoretical model for ALL along with examples of practice that support the model
  • Highlights how the field of ALL is developing and drawing on other disciplines
  • Of potential interest to language teachers, learning advisors, academic advisors and tutors, researchers and distance tutors

About the Editors
Jo Mynard is the Director of the Self-Access Learning Centre (SALC) and Assistant Director of the English Language Institute at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan.
Luke Carson is a Senior Learning Advisor and Senior Lecturer at Hiroshima Bunkyo Women’s University in Japan.


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