Dr Phung Dao


Assistant Professor in Second Language Acquisition

Phung Dao is Assistant professor in Second Language Education at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, where he teaches on MPhil/MEd courses in Research in Second Language Education (RSLE) and supervises doctoral students in RSLE.

Before joining the University of Cambridge, Phung was a senior Lecturer in TESOL and Applied Linguistics at Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), teaching undergraduate/postgraduate courses and supervising PhD students in TESOL/Applied Linguistics. He also taught undergraduate/postgraduate courses in Applied Linguistics at University of Queensland (Australia), Concordia University (Canada) and An Giang University (Vietnam).

Phung completed his PhD in Applied Linguistics at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics and TESOL field of studies at University of Queensland, (Australia) and BA in Language Teaching at An Giang University (Vietnam). His research interests focus on technology for language teaching, instructed second language acquisition (ISLA), peer interaction, learner engagement, Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT), L2 pedagogy, and L2 teacher education.

His publications appear in international peer-reviewed second language research journals such as Modern Language Journal, TESOL Quarterly, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Language Teaching, Computer Assisted Language Learning, Language Teaching Research, Applied Linguistics Review, TESOL Journal, System, Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, Language Learning Journal, IRAL and among others.