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Biography

Marianne Turner is a senior lecturer in bilingual education and TESOL. She has many years of experience teaching English language to various age groups in Australia, Japan, the UK and Spain and some experience teaching Japanese in Australia. She speaks English, Spanish and Japanese to differing levels of proficiency in different contexts. Her research focuses on how to integrate language(s) into everyday teaching and learning and for what objectives. Current research projects include the leveraging of students’ linguistic and cultural background as a resource for learning, the investigation of context-sensitive approaches to content and language integrated learning (CLIL), English-as-an-additional-language (EAL)-mainstream teacher collaboration and a longitudinal project on language distribution in bilingual education where there is a mix of students who are heritage speakers of the language (Japanese), heritage speakers of another/other language(s) and students who only speak English at home. 

Keywords

  • Content and language integrated pedagogies
  • Integration of EAL and content-based learning in English speaking countries
  • Language teacher pre-service education and professional development
  • Bilingual education

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Projects 2016 2017

Research Output 2007 2019

Exploring the positioning of teacher expertise in TESOL-related curriculum standards

Turner, M. & Windle, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : TESOL Quarterly. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Task-based pedagogies in Iran: the relationship between oracy and literacy

Shakhsi Dastgahian, E., Turner, M. & Scull, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : RELC Journal. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Teaching renovation and efficiency: education policy as an affordance for task-based language teaching in pre-service teacher education in Vietnam

Tran-Dang, K-L. & Turner, M., 2019, English Language Teacher Preparation in Asia. Zein, S. & Stroupe, R. (eds.). 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 225-243 19 p. (Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Tensions and resistance during collaborative efforts for change: facilitating the implementation of task-based pedagogy in Iran

Shakhsi Dastgahian, E., Turner, M. & Scull, J., 2019, Transformation and Empowerment Through Education: Reconstructing our Relationship with Education. Chowdhury, R. (ed.). 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 119-134 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Teacher legitimisation through language(s) use: towards a framework for language teacher education

Turner, M., 2018, In : Language Learning Journal. 46, 4, p. 430-441 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review