Andrew Sampson

Having taught EFL and trained language teachers for over twenty years in the UK, Ecuador, Colombia, Spain and Portugal, Dr. Andy Sampson is currently Lecturer in English at the University of Porto.  He holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Lancaster in the UK, and his research on language learning and teaching has been published in ELT Journal, System, ETP and MET.  He is particularly interested in the impact of classroom interaction and learner discourse on English language learning.

Publications (all as main author):
2012     “Coded and uncoded error feedback: Effects on error frequencies in adult Colombian EFL learners’ writing”.  System, 40/4
2012     “Learner code-switching versus English only”.  English Language Teaching Journal, 66/3
2012     “A mare’s NEST? Untangling learner beliefs about native speaking teachers”. English Teaching Professional, 81
2012     “Key-pals: a Colombian case study”.  Modern English Teacher, 21/2
2010     “Old dogs, new tricks: a critical look at the Critical Period”.  Modern English Teacher, 19/4