Coronavirus (Covid-19): Latest updates and information
Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Dr Annamaria Pinter

Job Title
Reader
Department
Centre for Applied Linguistics
Phone
0044 2476523843
Research Interests

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.

Biography

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.

  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2019. Learning to become researchers : towards participation?. In Eckhoff, Angela (ed.), Participatory Research with Young Children, Springer International Publishing AG, pp. 288-315
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2018. Research issues with young learners. In Garton, Sue; Copland, Fiona (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners, Routledge, pp. 411-424
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2017. Teaching young language learners. Oxford, Oxford University Press
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2016. Secondary ELT : issues and trends. Hall, Graham (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of English Language Teaching, London, Routledge
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2015. Researching young learners. In Paltridge, Brian; Phakiti , Aek (eds.), Research Methods in Applied Linguistics, New York ; London, Bloomsbury Academic, An imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, pp. 339-455
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2015. Task-based learning with children. In Bland, Janice (ed.), Teaching English to young learners : critical issues in language teaching with 3-12 year olds, London, Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, pp. 113-128
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2012. Teaching young learners. Burns, Anne; Richards, Jack C. (eds.), The Cambridge Guide to Pedagogy and Practice in Second Language Teaching, Cambridge, U.K., Cambridge University Press
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2011. Children learning second languages. Basingstoke, U.K, Palgrave Macmillan
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2009. Fostering autonomy with young learners. In Athanasiouu, Androulla; Barfield, Andy (eds.), Independence: Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group Newsletter, Canterbury, U.K., International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language, pp. 29-33
  • Pinter, Annamaria, Kennedy, Judith, 2007. Developing teacher autonomy through teamwork. In Barfield, A.; Brown, S. H. (eds.), Reconstructing autonomy in language education : inquiry and innovation, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 209-221
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2007. What children say : benefits of task repetition. In Van den Branden, Kris; Van Gorp, Koen; Verhelst, Machteld (eds.), Tasks in action : task-based language education from a classroom-based perspective, Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars, pp. 131-158
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2007. Towards teacher autonomy. In Benson, Phil (ed.), Learner Autonomy Series No 8: Teacher and Learner Perspectives, Dublin, Authentik Language Learning Resources, pp. 104-120
  • Pinter, Annamaria, 2005. Task repetition with 10-year-old children. In Edwards, C.; Willis, J. R. (eds.), Teachers Exploring Tasks in English Language Teaching, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 113-126
Title Funder Award start Award end
Children playing online games in English: perspectives and practices of children across several countries British Council 01 Oct 2019 31 May 2021
The impact of teacher training at pre-service and early in-service levels on teacher performance in the classroom Anglo Mexican Foundation, The 01 Apr 2014 20 Dec 2014