What areas can I research in English teaching?

If you’re looking for inspiration for a research project, there are many areas that you could investigate. This includes qualitative and quantitative research, using statistics and numerical data or using non-numerical data. Topics that have attracted interest in recent years include learner autonomy, listening abilities, pronunciation, and overall learner experiences. Approaches that can be used in research include interviewing, focus groups, questionnaires, and unstructured conversation. All of these have various merits and are explored in our separate article about research methods in English language.