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MSc in ICBP
CELTA at Warwick
Language learning and teaching
Language structure, variation and change
Language teacher education and development
Professional and workplace communication
Working, relating and adapting across cultures
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Dr Annamaria Pinter
Centre for Applied Linguistics
University of Warwick
Tel: 0044 2476523843
My research interests include second/ foreign language acquisition and learning for children of all ages. I am interested in language learning processes in both formal and informal contexts, task-based learning and developing language learning materials for children. I am also interested in inclusive, participatory research with children which includes working with children as active co-researchers. My other related area of interest is language teacher development and professional growth.
I trained as an English language teacher in Hungary in Budapest studying English and Russian linguistics and literature. I also worked in Hungary for a number of years in a variety of contexts, including state schools, International House (IH) language schools and a teacher training college. I completed my Masters and my PhD in ELT/Applied Linguistics at the Centre for Applied Linguistics at Warwick and since 2000 I have been working at the same Centre full time, teaching on the Masters in ELT progamme and supervising doctoral students. I am currently MA programme manager. Having published extensively in the area of teaching children second/foreign languages I am often asked to speak at conference internationally and have had extensive experience of working with language teachers from a range of different countries including Japan, Thailand, Turkey, South Korea, Sweden, Poland, Russia and India.
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Pinter, Annamaria, Zandian, Samaneh, 2015. I thought it would be tiny little one phrase we said in a huge big pile of papers : children's reflections on their involvement in particpatory research.
, Volume 15 (Number 2), pp. 235-250,
Pinter, Annamaria, Zandian, Samaneh, 2014. 'I don't ever want to leave this room' : benefits of researching 'with' children.
, Volume 68 (Number 1), pp. 64-74,
Pinter, Annamaria, 2014. Child participant roles in applied linguistics research.
, Volume 35 (Number 2), pp. 168-183,
Kuchah, Kuchah, Pinter, Annamaria, 2012. Was this an interview? Breaking the power barrier in adult-child interviews in an African context.
Issues in Educational Research
, Vol.22 (No.3), pp. 283-297,
Pinter, Annamaria, 2007. Some benefits of peer-peer interaction: 10-year-old children practising with a communication task.
Language Teaching Research
, Vol.11 (No.2), pp. 189-207,
Books and Chapters
Pinter, Annamaria, 2015. Researching young learners. In: Paltridge, Brian; Phakiti , Aek; (ed.),
Research Methods in Applied Linguistics
, New York ; London, Bloomsbury Academic, An imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, pp. 339-455,
Pinter, Annamaria, 2011.
Children learning second languages
: Basingstoke, U.K., Palgrave Macmillan,
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