Peter I. De Costa

Peter I. De Costa

List of John Benjamins publications for which Peter I. De Costa plays a role.


Problematizing Language Policy and Practice in EMI and Transnational Higher Education: Challenges and Possibilities

Edited by Curtis Green-Eneix, Peter I. De Costa and Wendy Li

Special issue of Australian Review of Applied Linguistics 44:2 (2021) v, 145 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Corpus linguistics | Discourse studies | Language acquisition | Language policy | Language teaching | Multilingualism | Pragmatics | Translation Studies | Writing and literacy


As the educational landscape evolves to address emerging international demands (De Costa, Green-Eneix & Li, 2020), teacher educators and researchers have begun to reevaluate what it means to be a ‘good’ teacher within digital classrooms. An area that has not been fully explored is how language … read more | Chapter
De Costa, Peter I., Robert A. Randez, Carlo Cinaglia and D. Philip Montgomery. 2022. Chapter 3. Qualitative ISLA research methodologies and methods. Instructed Second Language Acquisition Research Methods, Gurzynski-Weiss, Laura and YouJin Kim (eds.), pp. 55–78
In this chapter, we introduce the principles and practices underlying qualitative methodologies (e.g., ethnography, case studies, action research) and qualitative methods (e.g., field observations, interviews) that are compatible with socioculturally-oriented SLA theories (e.g., language… read more | Chapter
There are numerous decisions and considerations to take into account when preparing for and attending academic conferences. This chapter lays out these considerations, detailing a number of concrete, recommended actions seeking to help junior scholars make the most of these important – and… read more | Chapter
De Costa, Peter I. 2016. Constructing the global citizen: An ELF perspective. Asian Perspectives on English as a Lingua Franca and Identity, Sung, Chit Cheung Matthew (ed.), pp. 238–259
Building on research on identity (e.g., Norton, 2013), intercultural communicative competence (e.g., Byram, 2008) and English as a lingua franca (e.g., Dewey, 2012), this article examines how the notion of a global citizen was constructed in a school-based ethnographic study involving students from… read more | Article
Following Sayer’s (2010) examination of reflexivity and habitus, we focus on the transnational habitus (Darvin & Norton 2015) of Aaron, a Chinese international student at a U.S. university. Specifically, we examine how he wrestled with being identified as an ESL learner despite having attended a U. read more | Article