Interview with Rod Ellis on Researching Performance-Assisted Learning: Part 2

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David Kluge, Nanzan University

Welcome to the May/June edition of TLT Interviews. For this issue we are very happy to bring you the second conversation David Kluge had with renowned linguist Rod Ellis. Continuing from the March/April edition, Dr. Ellis and Mr. Kluge also discussed Performance-Assisted Learning, but this time with an emphasis on the research in this field. Rod Ellis received his Doctorate from the University of London and his Master of Education from the University of Bristol. Dr. Ellis has taught in numerous positions around the world including Temple University both in Japan and the US, and is presently in the Department of Education, Curtin University, Perth, Australia. David Kluge currently works at Nanzan University and his research interests include oral interpretation, speech, drama, debate, composition, and materials development. He is also a co-author of several book on composition and communication. So, without further ado, to the interview!