from the 1st International Conference on Language Education and Research (LERC2019)

Volume 3 - Issue 3 - December 2019

Latest issue of Journal of Applied Languages and Linguistics

Research Article

TITLE: The Neuroscience of Language Learning: what every teacher should know

Author: Dr Dimitris Maroulis

Sponsored by Cambridge Assessment English

Doctorate in Education - The Open University UK
PG Dip Applied Neuroscience (KCL)

Published online: 31 December  2019, pp. 6-10



Maroulis, D. (2019) The Neuroscience of Language Learning: what every teacher should know, Journal of Applied languages and Linguistics, 3(3), ALS House Publications. Athens, Greece, pp. 6-10.


What happens in the brain when we challenge it with learning a foreign language? What are the chemical and biological processes that take place when we try to decode a foreign language? The paper summarises current research in the field of neuroscience and biology of language learning and presents the promising future perspectives in these fascinating fields. It also correlates these findings with the concept of Learning Oriented Assessment introduced by Cambridge Assessment English (Jones & Saville, 2016).

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Keywords: neuroscience; brain; learning a foreign language; biological processes; learning oriented; assessment

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