Professor of Applied Linguistics: Newcastle University (till Sept 2010)
Joint Editor: Writing Systems Research
Vivian Cook is chiefly known for L2 learning research, in particular multi-competence, for his book on Universal Grammar, and for popular books on spelling and words. Founder and first President of EUROSLA. e-mail: Vivian.Cook@ncl.ac.uk
Writing System Second Language Topics Words Spelling tests SLABIB (Second Language Acquisition Bibliography) On-line papers etc (old and new) Multi-competence
English Writing System Second Language Learning & Language Teaching (support materials for the book)
Languages list Linguistics Glossary Publication List YouTube videos Tips for typing in Word
(2007) with M. Newson, Chomsky's Universal Grammar: an Introduction, Blackwell's. 3rd ed.
(2008) Second Language Learning and Language Teaching, Hodder Educational, 4th ed.
(2009) with Li Wei (eds), Contemporary Applied Linguistics Vol. 1, Continuum
(2009) It's All in a Word, Profile. Youtube extract