Welcome to ERAL! Eral is a database of reviews of recent studies in Applied Linguistics and Language Acquisition, Language Methodology and Pedadogy, and related fields. Each review is composed of both a synopsis of the work, and a section regarding its application in the language classroom. The goal of this project is on-line access to a useful bibliography for Language Instructors. It is housed under the auspices of the Language Programs of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Santa Barbara.



Reviews may be searched by topic.



This project is currently accepting reviews for inclusion in the database. Send any review which complies with the following standards to:

Professor Timothy Mcgovern


Format is the following:

The review must be saved as an HTML document
The work reviewed must either have been published since 1990 or be one of the crucial studies to language teaching.
*The work must not be one already presented in the database.
*The review must consist of approximately two pages containing a one page synopsis and a one page analysis of its
  application for language teachers.
*The reviewer's name and affiliation will appear at the beginning of the review.




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