To search for books on applied linguistics topics, use the Library Catalogue.
Helpful subject headings to begin with:
"English Language - Study and Teaching - Foreign Speakers"
"Language and Languages - Study and Teaching"
"Second Language Acquisition"
To search for journal articles, use the Library Databases.
The best databases for TESL topics are:
What if Brock does not have the article or book I need?
RACER Interlibrary Loan allows users to search in all Ontario university and worldwide libraries to place requests for items that Brock does not own.
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Some helpful web sites are:
Center for Applied Linguistics
TESOL International Association
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association