The Role of the Instructor and the Learner
Alessandro Benati [+]
The University of Hong Kong
Alessandro Benati is Director of CAES at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is known for his work in second language acquisition and second language teaching. He has published ground-breaking research on the pedagogical framework called processing instruction. He is a member of the REF Panel 2021 and Honorary Professor at the University of York SJ.
The role of the instructor and the language learners has changed over the years as the centre of attention is now the learner and the internal mechanisms and processes involved in the acquisition of the second language.