Journal of Second Language Teaching & Research

General Editor

Michael Thomas (


Christian Jones (

Daniel Waller (


Welcome to the Journal of Second Language Teaching and Research (JSLTR). This is an open-access journal which provide a platform both for established and early-career researchers. JSLTR is engaged with building a community of practice (both online and offline) and supports debate and scholarship in second language teaching and research. The journal is published twice a year and accepts research papers and forum articles from the fields of English language and modern language teaching. Research papers and forum articles are all subject to peer review before being accepted for inclusion. Contributions for future editions are welcome.

For all correspondence with the journal, please contact:

Daniel Waller (

Christian Jones (

Vol 5, No 1 (2016)

Table of Contents


More than a second language: Leadership structure and pedagogic strategies in an Australian International Baccalaureate PYP additional language program. PDF
Dr Susan Ledger, Carol Van Vooren, Angeles Bueno Villaverde, Veronica Steffen, Chun Lai 6-36
The Idea as a Mechanism in Language Teacher Development PDF
Duncan Hunter, Richard Kiely 37-61
An investigation of noun frequencies in cohesive nominal groups PDF
Andrew Drummond 62-88

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