PUBLICATIONS
JOHN M. LEVIS

Books

Levis, J., & Moyer, A. Eds. (2014). Social Dynamics in Second Language Accent. De Gruyter Mouton. 

Reed, J., & Levis, J., Eds. (2015). The Handbook of English Pronunciation. Wiley Blackwell.

Levis, J. (Under contract with Cambridge University Press. Planned finishing date: Summer 2016). Intelligibility and the teaching of oral communication: The central role of pronunciation in facilitating understanding.

Edited Volumes

Levis, J., & Munro, M., Eds. (2013). Phonetics and Phonology section (49 articles). In C. Chapelle (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics.  Wiley Blackwell.

Levis, J., Mohammed, R., Qian, M., & Zhou, Z., Eds. (2015). Proceedings of the 6th Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference (28 articles), held September 2014, University of California Santa Barbara.

Levis, J. & McCrocklin, S., Eds. (2014). Proceedings of the 5th Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference (20 articles), held September 2013,  Iowa State University.

Levis, J. & LeVelle, K., Eds. (2013). Proceedings of the 4th Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference (26 articles), held September 2012, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.

Levis, J. & LeVelle, K., Eds. (2012).  Proceedings of the 3nd Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference (24 articles), held September 2011, Iowa State University.

Levis, J. & LeVelle, K., Eds. (2011).  Proceedings of the 2nd Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference (16 articles), held September 2010, Iowa State University.

Levis, J. & LeVelle, K., Eds. (2010).  Proceedings of the 1st Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference (12 articles), held September 2009, Iowa State University.

Levis, J. & LeVelle, K., Eds. (2010)  Proceedings of the 7th Technology in Second Language Learning Conference, held September 2009, Iowa State University.

Reconceptualizing Pronunciation in TESOL: Intelligibility, Identity, and World Englishes.   (2005). TESOL Quarterly, 39 (3) Autumn 2005.

Book chapters

  • Levis, J., Sonsaat, S., & Link, S. (forthcoming, 2016). Students' beliefs towards native and nonnative pronunciation teachers. In J. Dios (Ed.), Native and non-native teachers in English language teaching.
  • Levis, J., & Sonsaat, S. (forthcoming, 2016). Pronunciation in the CLT era. In O. Kang, R. Thomson & J. Murphy (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of English Pronunciation. Routledge.
  • Lima, E., & Levis, J. (forthcoming, 2016). Improving the comprehensibility of ITAs through an online pronunciation tutor. In J. Murphy (Ed.), Teaching the pronunciation of ESL: Focus on whole courses. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
  • Levis, J., & McCrocklin, S. (forthcoming). Effective and reflective teaching of pronunciation. In M. Zeraatpishe, A. Favani & H. R. Kargozari & M. Azarnoosh (Eds.), Issues in applying SLA theories toward creative teaching. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
  • Levis, J., & Sonsaat, S. (forthcoming, 2016). Pronunciation materials. In M. Azarnoosh, M. Zeraatpishe, A. Favani & H. R. Kargozari, (Eds.), Issues in materials development. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
  • Muller Levis, G. & Levis, J. (forthcoming, 2016). Integrating pronunciation into listening/speaking classes. In T. Jones (Ed.), Integrating pronunciation with other language skills. Alexandria, VA: TESOL.
  • Im, J., & Levis, J. (2015). Judgments of non-standard segmental sounds and international teaching assistants' spoken proficiency levels. In   G. Gorsuch (Ed.), Talking matters: Research on talk and communication of international teaching assistants. Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.
  • Slater, T., Levis, J., & Levis Muller, G. (2015). Spoken parentheticals in instructional discourse in STEM and Non-STEM disciplines: The interaction of the prosodic, ideational, and interpersonal resources in signaling information structure. In   G. Gorsuch (Ed.), Talking matters: Research on talk and communication of international teaching assistants. Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.  
  • Alameen, G. & Levis, J.   (2015). Connected speech. In M. Reed & J. Levis (Eds.), The handbook of English pronunciation. Wiley Blackwell.
  • Wichmann, A., & Levis, J. (2015). Intonation. In M. Reed & J. Levis (Eds.), The handbook of English pronunciation. Wiley Blackwell.
  • Levis, J., & Moyer, A. (2014). Social directions in L2 pronunciation research and teaching. In J. Levis & A. Moyer (Eds.),  Social Dynamics in Second Language Accent. Boston: Degruyter Mouton.
  • LeVelle, K., & Levis, J.  (2014). Understanding the impact of social factors on L2 pronunciation: Insights from learners. In J. Levis & A. Moyer (Eds.),  Social Dynamics in Second Language Accent. Boston: Degruyter Mouton.
  • Levis, J., Levis, G. M., & Slater, T. (2012). Written English into spoken:  A functional discourse analysis of American, Indian and Chinese TA presentations. In G. Gorsuch (Ed.), Working theories for teaching assistant and international teaching assistant development (pp. 529-574).   Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.
  • Levis, J. (2006). Pronunciation and the assessment of spoken language. In R. Hughes (Ed.),   Spoken English, applied linguistics, and TESOL:   Challenges for theory and practice pp. 245-270. Palgrave Macmillan. (2nd edition, 2008)
  • Levis, J. (2005). Comparing apples and oranges? Pedagogical approaches to intonation in British and American English. In K. Dziubalska-Kolaczyk & J. Przedlacka (Eds.) English pronunciation models: A changing scene (pp. 339-366). Bern: Peter Lang.
  • Levis, J. (2005). Prominence in Singapore and American English: Evidence from reading aloud. In D. Deterding, D. & E. L. Low (Eds.)English in Singapore: Phonetic research on a Corpus (pp. 86-94). Singapore: McGraw Hill Education.
  • Encyclopedia entries

  • Levis, J., & Zhou, Z. (forthcoming). Accent. Entry in the TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching. Wiley.
  • Levis, J., & Suvorov, R. (2012). Automatic speech recognition. Entry in the Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (pp. 316-323). Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.
  • Levis, J., & Munro, M. (2012). Phonetics and phonology: Overview.   Entry in the Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (pp. 4408-4412). Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.
  • Levis, J. (2012). Intonation.   Entry in the Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (pp. 5443-5449). Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.
  • Levis, J. (2005). Assimilation and dissimilation. Entry for Encyclopedia of Linguistics (pp. 96-98).   Routledge.
  • Journal articles

  • Levis, J., Link, S., Sonsaat, S., & Barriuso, T. (forthcoming, 2016).  Native and nonnative teachers of L2 pronunciation: Effects on learner performance. TESOL Quarterly.
  • Levis, J. (forthcoming, 2016).  Research into practice: How research appears in pronunciation teaching materials. Language Teaching.
  • Martin, C., Borges, V., & Levis, J. (forthcoming, 2016). The design of an instrument to evaluate software for EFL/ESL pronunciation teaching. Ilha do Desterro, 69(1).
  • Levis, J. (2015). Pronunciation trends across journal and the Journal of Second Language Pronunciation. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, 1(2), 129-134. [editorial]
  • Levis, J. (2015). The Journal of Second Language Pronunciation: An essential step toward a disciplinary identity. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, 1(1), 1-10. [editorial]
  • Levis, J. (2015). Learners' views of social issues in pronunciation learning. Journal of Academic Language and Learning, 9(1), A42-55.
  • Levis, J. (2013). Using language journals to discover American speech.  American Speech, 88, 235-246.
  • Olson, J. K., Levis, J. M., Vann, R., & Bruna, K. R. (2009). Enhancing science for ELLs: Science strategies for English language learners that benefit all students.  Science and Children,  46(5), 46-48.
  • Levis, J. (2007).   Computer technology in teaching and researching pronunciation. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 27, 1-19.
  • Venkatagiri, H., & Levis, J. (2007).   Metaphonological knowledge and speech comprehensibility:   An exploratory study. Language Awareness, 16(4), 263-77.
  • Levis, J. (2005).   Changing contexts and shifting paradigms in pronunciation teaching. TESOL Quarterly, 39, 369-377.
  • Levis, J., & Pickering, L. (2004).   Teaching intonation in discourse using speech visualization Technology. System, 32,   505-524.
  • Levis, J., & Grant, L. (2003).   Integrating pronunciation into ESL/EFL classrooms. TESOL Journal 12(2), 13-19.  
  • Levis, J., & Levis, G.M. (2003).   A project-based approach to teaching research writing to nonnative writers.   IEEE Transactions in Professional Communication, 46,   210-220.
  • Levis, J. (2002).   Reconsidering low-rising intonation in American English.   Applied Linguistics, 23(1), 56-82.
  • Levis, J. (2001).   Teaching focus for conversational use. ELT Journal, 55, 47-54.
  • Levis, J. (1999).   Future directions for pronunciation teaching: Intelligibility, content, and oral communication.   PASAA, 29, 67-77.
  • Levis, J. (1999).   Predicting focus for use in conversation.   IATEFL 1999 Conference Selections, 135-136.
  • Levis, J. (1999).   The intonation and meaning of normal yes/no questions. World Englishes,18, 373-380.
  • Levis, J. (1999).   Intonation in theory and practice, revisited. TESOL Quarterly, 33, 37-63.
  • Levis, J. (1999).   Creating standard sheets for writing assignments. TESOL Journal (8) 4:   37-38.
  • Levis, J. (1994).   Attitude as a description of intonational meaning. Issues and Developments in Applied Linguistics (IDEAL), 7, 91-106.
  • Non-Refereed Journal Articles and Reviews

  • Levis, J. (2015). Review of Pronunciation for English as an international language: From research to practice (Ee Ling Low, Routledge). Journal of Asian Englishes. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13488678.2015.1021034
  • Levis, J. (2014). New and given information in English: Conflicting pedagogical models. Speak Out, 50, 32-36. IATEFL.
  • Levis, J. (2014) Review of Native speakers and native users: loss and gain (A. Davies, Cambridge University Press). Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2014.973642
  • Levis, J. (2012).   The room of requirement for language teacher education.   Speak Out, 46, 4-8.   IATEFL.
  • Levis, J. (2009).   Review of  Age and the rate of foreign language learning,  (Carmen Munoz, ed., 2006 Multilingual Matters).     Canadian Modern Language Review, 65(3).
  • Levis, J. (2007).   Review of American voices:   How dialects differ from coast to coast (Walt Wolfram and Ben Ward, eds., 2006, Blackwell).   Linguist List, http://cf.linguistlist.org/cfdocs/new-website/LL-WorkingDirs/pubs/reviews/get-review.cfm?SubID=67378
  • Levis, J. (2005).   Review of Studying speaking to inform second language learning (Diane Boxer and Andrew Cohen, eds., 2004, Multilingual Matters).   Linguist List, http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2428.html
  • Levis, J. (2004).   Review of The music of everyday speech (Ann Wennerstrom, 2001, Oxford University Press), Intonation in text and discourse (Anne Wichmann, 2000, Longman), and Discourse intonation in L2: From theory and research to practice (Dorothy Chun, 2002, John Benjamins).   TESOL Quarterly, 38, 353-357.
  • Levis, J., & Gilbert, J. (2001).   Review of The phonology of English as an international language (Jennifer Jenkins, 2000, Oxford University Press).   TESOL Quarterly, 35, 505-506.
  • Levis, J. (2001).   Review of The phonology of English as an international language (Jennifer Jenkins, 2000, Oxford University Press). 2001. In As We Speak, the newsletter of the TESOL Speech/Pronunciation Interest Section, 4, 7.
  • Levis, J. (2000).   Review of English with an accent:   Language, ideology, and discrimination in the United States (Rosina Lippi-Green, Routledge, 1997).     SPEAK OUT!   26,   94-98.
  • Levis, J. (2000).   Review of Pronunciation Plus (M. Hewings & S. Goldstein, 1998, Cambridge University Press).   (2000).   TESOL Journal, 9, 38-39.
  • Levis, J. (2005).   Training teachers to use written English as a pronunciation resource.   (1999).   Speak Out!   24, 16-24.
  • Levis, J. (2005).   Variations in Pronunciation and ESL Teacher Training.   (1999). TESOL Matters, 9, 16.
  • Levis, J. (2005).   Simulating office hours in an ITA training class.   (1998). International Teaching Assistants Interest Section Newsletter.   (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Levis, J. (1997). Grammar and intonation: An alternative approach. Speak Out!   21, 26-29.
  • Levis, J. (1990). Review of Teaching English Pronunciation (J. Kenworthy, Longman, 1987) and TESL Talk:   The Teaching of Pronunciation (Ministry of Citizenship, Ontario, Canada, 1987).   IDEAL, 5, 101-106.
  • Proceedings

  • Muller Levis, G. & Levis, J. (2014). Using introductions to improve initial intelligibility. Proceedings of the 5th  Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference (pp. 145-150), Iowa State University, Sept. 2013.
  • Levis, J., & Barriuso, T. (2012). Segmental errors in conversational and read speech:  A comparison of ESL learners from four language backgrounds.  Proceedings of the 3rd Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference (pp. 187-194), Iowa State University, Sept. 2011.
  • Levis, G.M., & Levis, J. (2012). Learning to produce contrastive focus: A study of advanced learners of English. Proceedings of the 3rd   Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference (pp. 124-133), Iowa State University, Sept. 2011.
  • Levis, J. (2011). Assessing speech intelligibility: Experts listen to two students. In Proceedings of the 2nd Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, Iowa State University, Sept. 2010. (pp. 56-69), Ames, IA: Iowa State University.
  • Levis, J. & LeVelle, K. (2011).   Learning to talk about language in an online linguistics course.   Proceedings of the 8th Technology in Second Language Learning Conference (pp. 1-17).
  • Levis, J. & LeVelle, K.   (2010).   Rebuilding a professional space for pronunciation, In Proceedings of the Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, Iowa State University, Sept. 2009. (pp. 1-9), Ames, IA: Iowa State University.
  • Levis, G. M. & Levis, J.   (2010). Authentic speech and teaching sentence focus In J. Levis & K. LeVelle (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, Iowa State University, Sept. 2009. (pp. 135-144), Ames, IA: Iowa State University.
  • Levis, J., & Cortes, V. (2008). Minimal pairs in spoken corpora: Implications for pronunciation assessment and teaching. In C.A. Chapelle, Y.-R. Chung, &J. Xu (Eds.) Towards adaptive CALL: Natural language processing for diagnostic language assessment (pp. 197-208). Ames, IA: Iowa State University.
  • Levis, J. (1994).   Should TAs teach other graduate students?  In Proceedings of the Fourth National Conference on the Training and Employment of Graduate Teaching Assistants.
  • Commissioned Paper

  • Levis, J., Ed. (2005). Enhancing and Assessing Science Instruction for English Learners:A manual for a two-day workshop for State of Iowa Science Area Education Associates.
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