Academic Publications

  • Santos, D. & Graham, S. (2018). What teachers say about listening and its pedagogy: A comparison between two countries. In A. Burns & J. Siegel (eds.), International perspectives on teaching the four skills in ELT (pp.21-35). Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-3-319-63443-2.
  • Graham, S. & Santos, D. (2015). Strategies for second language listening: Current scenarios and improved pedagogy. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. doi: 10.1057/9781137410528.
  • Santos, D. (2015). Revising listening materials: What remains, what is changed and why. The European Journal of Applied Linguistics and TEFL 4(2), 19-36.
  • Santos, D. (2015). Critical thinking in the development of English language teaching materials: A focus on writers' and editors' conceptualisations of unit in diversity. In M. C. A. Ribeiro; L. Guerra; A. C. Gonçalves; M. F. M. Silva; A. A. Silva; O. Gonçalves & S. Llinás (eds.), Proceedings of the International Meeting on Languages, Applied Linguistics, and Translation – LALT 2012 (pp.191-203). Department of Linguistics and Literatures, University of Évora, Portugal. ISBN 978-972-99292-7-4. Available on http://gaie.iscap.ipp.pt/recles/index.php/publicacoes
  • Santos, D. & Silva, G. V. (2015). Exploring Portuguese heritage and non-heritage learners’ perceptions of and performance in listeningThe Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 18(1), 63-86.
  • Graham, S. & Santos, D. (2015) Language learning in the public eye: an analysis of newspapers and official documents in England. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 9(1), 72-85. ISSN 1750-1229 doi: 10.1080/17501229.2014.995766
  • Santos, D. (2015). Review of the book English language teaching textbooks: Content, consumption, production by N. Harwood (Ed.), published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Applied Linguistics, Advance Access, doi: 10.1093/applin/amv006.
  • Graham, S.; Santos, D., & Francis-Brophy, E. (2014). Teacher beliefs about listening in a foreign language. Teaching and Teacher Education, 40, 44-60.
  • Santos, D. (2013). 'This activity is far from being a pause for reflection': An exploration of ELT authors', editors', teachers' and learners' approaches to critical thinking. In J. Gray (Ed.), Critical perspectives on language teaching materials (pp.88-110). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. For more information about the book click here.
  • Graham, S. & Santos, D. (2013). Selective listening in L2 learners of FrenchLanguage Awareness, 22(1), 56-75. ISSN 1747-7565.
  • Santos, D. (2011). Review of the book Conceptualising 'learning' in Applied Linguistics by P. Seedhouse, S. Walsh & C. Jenks (Eds.). System, 39(4), 576-578.
  • Graham, S.; Santos, D; & Vanderplank, R. (2011). Exploring the relationship between listening development and strategy use. Language Teaching Research 15(4), 435–456. ISSN 1477-0954.
  • Santos, D. (2011). Making sense of literacy events mediated by the EFL textbook. In R. Maciel & V. de Assis (Eds.), Formação de professores de inglês: Ampliando perspectivas (pp. 60-92). Jundiaí, SP: Paco Editorial. ISBN 9788564367012.
  • Silva, G. V. & Santos, D. (2010). Business communication is less-commonly taught languages: Teaching suggestions through discourse analysis. Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages 8: 1-20.
  • Graham, S.; Santos, D; & Vanderplank, B. (2010). Strategy clusters and sources of knowledge in L2 listening comprehension. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching 4(1), 1-20. ISSN 1750-1229.
  • Jeffries, L.; Malcolm, D.; Rodgers, J.; Santos, D. & Schedl, M. (2010). Symposium on reading. In B. Beaven (Ed.), IATEFL 2009 Cardiff Conference Selections (pp. 181-183). Canterbury: IATEFL.
  • Fabrício, B. & Santos, D. (2009). (Re-) locating TEFL: The (re-) framing process as a collaborative locus for change. In G. Cook & S. North (Eds.), Applied Linguistics in action: a reader (pp. 89-103). London: Routledge. ISBN 9780415545471.
  • Smith, R., Kullman, J.; Gray, J.; Wharton, S.; Santos, D. & Pennycook, A. (2009). Critical approaches to coursebooks. In B. Beaven (Ed.), IATEFL 2008 Exeter Conference Selections (pp. 78-80). Canterbury: IATEFL.
  • Santos, D. & Silva, G. (2008). Making suggestions in the workplace: Insights from learner and native-speaker discourses. Hispania 91(3), 651-664. ISSN 0018-2133. For the accompanying graphics click here.
  • Santos, D. & Silva, G. (2008). The orchestration of voices in conversation sessions: Rules and roles developed by participants. In L. Wiedemann & M. Scaramucci (Eds.), Português para falantes de espanhol: Ensino e aquisição / Portuguese for Spanish speakers: Teaching and acquisition  (pp. 135-156). São Paulo: Pontes. ISBN 9788571132795.
  • Santos, D., Graham, S., & Vanderplank, R. (2008). Second language listening strategy research: Methodological challenges and perspectives. Evaluation and Research in Education 21(2), 111-133. ISSN 0950-0790.
  • Santos, D. & Silva, G. (2008). Authenticating materials through critical thinking: The case of teaching and learning suggestions in Portuguese. Hispania 91(1), 110-122). ISSN 0018-2133.
  • Graham, S., Santos, D. & Vanderplank, R. (2008).Listening comprehension and strategy use: A longitudinal exploration. System 36(1), 52-68. ISSN 0346-251X.
  • Santos, D. (2008). Investigating the textbook in situated practices: what goes on in literacy events mediated by the EFL textbook? In R. Maciel and V. Araujo (Eds.), Ensino de língua inglesa: contribuições da linguística applicada (pp.147-173). Campo Grande-MS, Brazil: Editora UNAES.
  • Santos, D. (2007). Reconceptualizing textbooks in culture teaching. Academic Exchange Quarterly 11(1), 36-40.
  • Lawes, S. & Santos, D. (2007). Teaching learning strategies: What do teachers learn? Language Learning Journal 35(2), 221-237.
  • Santos, D. (2006). Framing the textbook in classroom events. Folio 11(1), 14-19
  • Santos, D. & Fabricio, B. (2006). The English lesson as a site for the development of critical thinking. TESL-EJ / Special Issue: Language Education Research in International Contexts 10(2), 1-23. ISSN 1072-4303.
  • Silva, G. & Santos, D. (2006). Framing participation through repetition: The case of a Portuguese learner in different settings. Portuguese Language Journal 1. ISSN 1942-0986.
  • Fabricio, B. & Santos, D. (2006) (Re-) locating TEFL: The (re-) framing process as a collaborative locus for change. In J. Edge (Ed.), (Re-) Locating TESOL in an Age of Empire (pp.65-83). Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave/Macmillan. ISBN 9781403985309.
  • Silva, G. & Santos, D. (2005). A Spanish speaker learning Portuguese: Different settings, different voices. In D. Eddington (Ed.), Selected proceedings of the 6th Conference on Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese (pp. 137-149). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • Santos, D. & Silva, G. (2004). Ensinando português para hispanofalantes: contrastes, transferências e a voz do aprendiz. In A. Simões, A. Carvalho, & L. Wiedeman. (Eds.), Português para falantes de espanhol: Artigos selecionados escritos em português e inglês (pp. 125-151). São Paulo: Pontes.
  • Santos, D. (2002). Learning English as a foreign language in Brazilian elementary schools: Textbooks and their lessons about the world and about learning. Paradigm 2(5), 25-38.


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