FIPLV is supporting the following research – if you are involved in English language teaching, please find a small amount of time to complete the survey:

Global survey: how far does published research matter to you, and why (or why not)?

In conjunction with the British Council, Northumbria University (UK) has recently launched a survey for all English language teachers, teacher trainers and other ELT professionals:


To what extent do you read research about English language teaching and learning? What kind of publications do you read, how often do you read them, and to what extent does this influence what you do in the classroom?
Alternatively, perhaps you don’t read research or about research findings? If not, why not, and what, if anything, would make published research more accessible to you?

We are interested in the opinions and activities of ALL English language teachers, whether you read published research or not, whether you are particularly interested in research findings or not, and wherever in the world you teach English.

This is a great chance to make your voice heard. The survey takes around 20 minutes to complete, and all answers are anonymous. Findings will be published in a freely available report later in the year

The survey can be found online at:

Many thanks

Graham (Hall)

Associate Professor in TESOL/Applied Linguistics
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Exploring English Language Teaching: Language in Action (2nd edition, 2017)
Winner of the 2012 BAAL Book Prize

Routledge Handbook of English Language Teaching (ed.)

Editor 2013-17, ELT Journal

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