Second Language Learning and Teaching and Reflective Practices

Peter Martin, Edmonds Community College


There is a noticeable lack of interest in and practice of reflective and contemplative pedagogy in the teaching and learning of second languages in spite of the demonstrated importance of attention to affective ways of learning in second language acquisition. This essay looks at possible reasons for this disconnect and offers examples of ways in which reflective practices have been effective.


Contemplative and Reflective Practices in Second Languge Teaching and Learning (Acrobat (PDF) 32kB Oct5 12)