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    The emotional rollercoaster of language teaching

    Gkonou, C. and Dewaele, Jean-Marc and King, J., eds. (2020) The emotional rollercoaster of language teaching. Psychology of language learning and teaching. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. ISBN 9781788928342.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: This book focuses on the emotional complexity of language teaching and how the diverse emotions that teachers experience while teaching are shaped and function. The book is based on the premise that teaching is not just about the transmission of academic knowledge but also about inspiring students, building rapport with them, creating relationships based on empathy and trust, being patient and most importantly controlling one's own emotions and being able to influence students' emotions in a positive way. The book covers a range of emotion-related topics on both positive and negative emotions which are relevant to language teaching including emotional labour, burnout, emotion regulation, resilience, emotional intelligence and wellbeing among others. These topics are studied within a wide range of contexts such as teacher education programmes, tertiary education, CLIL and action research settings, and primary and secondary schools across different countries. The book will appeal to any student, researcher, teacher or policymaker who is interested in research on the psychological aspects of foreign language teaching.

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    Item Type: Book
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Applied Linguistics and Communication (to 2020)
    Depositing User: Jean-Marc Dewaele
    Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2022 15:36
    Last Modified: 10 Jan 2022 15:36
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/41828

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