Vivian Cook Perugia




Vivian Cook

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.

Writing System Web   Second Language Web  Words and Word test Web  Spelling tests  SLABIB (Second Language Acquisition Bibliography)  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

Second Language Learning & Language Teaching (support materials for the book) Core Issues in SLA (temporary), English Writing System (2014) 

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

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

(ed. with Li Wei), Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multicompetence
(ed. with Des Ryan), Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System