A full list of my publications can be found on my Google Scholar profile.
Books and edited collections
Gkonou, C., Dewaele, J-M. & King, J. (Eds.) (2020). The Emotional Rollercoaster of Language Teaching. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
King, J. & Harumi, S. (Eds.) (2020). East Asian perspectives on silence in English language education. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
King, J. (Ed.) (2015). The dynamic interplay between context and the language learner. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
King, J. (2013). Silence in the second language classroom. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Recent selected journal articles and book chapters
Sulis, G., Babic, S., Mairitsch, A., Mercer, S., Jin, J., King, J. (2022) Retention and attrition in early-career foreign language teachers in Austria and the United Kingdom. The Modern Language Journal (Early View Open Access version), 1-17.
King, J. & Morris, S. (2022). Social interaction. In T. Gregersen & S. Mercer (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Psychology of Language Learning (pp. 311-322). Routledge.
Babic, S., Mercer, S., Mairitsch, A., Sulis, G., Jin, J., King, J., Lanvers, U. & Shin, S. (2022). Late-career language teachers in Austria and the UK: Pathways to retirement. Teaching and Teacher Education,113, 1-10.
Maher, K. & King, J. (2022). Enhancing emotional engagement in speaking tasks: A cognitive-behavioural theory approach. In A. H. Al-Hoorie & F. Szabó (Eds.), Researching language learning motivation: A concise guide (pp. 135-152). Bloomsbury.
Shin, S., Mercer, S., Babic, S., Sulis, G., Mairitsch, A., King, J. & Jin, J. (2021). Riding the happiness curve: The wellbeing of mid-career phase language teachers. The Language Learning Journal (Open Access online version), 1-13.
Mairitsch, A., Babic, S., Mercer, S. Jin, J. Sulis, G. & King, J. (2021). Being a student, becoming a teacher: The wellbeing of pre-service language teachers in Austria and the UK. Teaching and Teacher Education, 106, 1-11.
Aubrey, S., King, J. & Alahmadi, H. (2020). Language learner engagement during speaking tasks: A longitudinal study. RELC Journal (OnlineFirst version), 1-15.
Smith, L. & King, J. (2020). Researching the complexity of silence in second-language classrooms. In R. J. Sampson & R. S. Pinner (Eds.), Complexity perspectives on researching language learner and teacher psychology (pp. 86-102). Multilingual Matters.
Maher, K. & King, J. (2020). Observing anxiety in the foreign language classroom: Student silence and nonverbal cues. Journal for the Psychology of Language Learning, 2, 116-142.
King, J., Yashima, T., Humphries, S., Aubrey, S. & Ikeda, M. (2020). Silence and anxiety in the English-medium classroom of Japanese universities: A longitudinal intervention study. In J. King & S. Harumi (Eds.), East Asian perspectives on silence in English language education (pp. 60-79). Multilingual Matters.
Morris, S. & King, J. (2020). Emotion regulation amongst university EFL teachers in Japan: The dynamic interplay between context and emotional behaviour. In C. Gkonou, J-M. Dewaele & J. King (Eds.), The emotional rollercoaster of language teaching (pp. 193-210). Multilingual Matters.
King, J., Gkonou, C., & Dewaele, J-M. (2020). Concluding thoughts on the emotional rollercoaster of language teaching. In C. Gkonou, J-M. Dewaele & J. King, (Eds.), The emotional rollercoaster of language teaching (pp. 288-295). Multilingual Matters.
My classroom-based research informs not only the content of my teaching, but also the pedagogy I employ. I draw on concepts from psychology, education and linguistics to explain what goes on in the complex setting of the language classroom. I convene the following modules on the university's MA courses focusing on Applied Linguistics and English/second language teaching:
Psychological Issues in Language Learning (PILL): EN7316 (Campus)
Intercultural Communication: EN7520 (Distance)
Dissertation: EN7300 (Campus) and EN7501 (Distance)
Research Methods for the Dissertation and Professional Enquiry Dissertation
I also teach on:
Second Language Teaching: EN7310 (Campus)
Second Language Learning: EN7311 (Campus)
University of Leicester FutureLearn MOOC: An Introduction to Applied Linguistics & TESOL
BA (Hons), RSA Cambridge CELTA, MEd (Distinction), PhD (Nottingham), FHEA