Introduction to the Book



This introductory chapter offers a rationale of researching language teacher cognition and summarises the current research development and trend. This chapter proposes a social and discursive turn of researching teacher cognition and signifies the importance of researching teacher cognition through the lens of sociocultural theory. Focusing on the significance of this research offering detailed description of the readership, this chapter provides the readers with a holistic view of the uniqueness of this book. This chapter also offers a broad overview of the book.


Language teacher cognition Rationale and overview  Significance Structure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of EducationUniversity of ExeterExeterUK

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