Vivian Cook                            Vivian Cook Perugia

Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics, Newcastle University;
Visiting professor, University of York.

Chiefly known for L2 learning research, in particular multi-competence, for a book on Universal Grammar, and for popular books on spelling and words.

Founder and first President of EUROSLA;
EUROSLA Distinguished Scholar 2014.

e-mail: Vivian.Cook@ncl.ac.uk

Websites

Writing System Web  

Second Language Web

Words and Word test Web

Spelling tests

On-line papers etc (old and new) 

Multi-competence

Punctuation Web

The Language of the Street

Spelling Humour 

Short texts on Words 

Novel Spelling 

What is L2 Learning?

Spelling Shorts

Courses
Second Language Learning
& Language Teaching

(support materials for the
book)
No longer taught:
Core Issues in SLA
English Writing System

Other
Newcastle Quiz 

YouTube videos (itsallinaword)

Tips for typing in Word

Publications List  

Words matter (audio lecture)

Wiki entry 

TESOL NNEST blog

Languages list
   (Romanian version)
   (Slovakian version)

Linguistics Glossary  

Word Games 

Spelling Games 

Starting Applied Linguistics
Research

SLABIB (Second Language Acquisition
Bibliography, now at Columbia)

Recent books
(2009) with Li Wei (eds), Contemporary Applied Linguistics Vol. 1, Continuum
(2009) It's All in a Word, Profile Youtube extract; Youtube structure words
(2011) with B. Bassetti (eds.), Language and Bilingual Cognition, Psychology Press
(2014) (with David Singleton), Key Topics in Second Language Acquisition, Multilingual Matters

BOOKS IN PROGRESS
(ed. with Li Wei), Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multi-competence
(ed. with Des Ryan), Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System