Research interests

  • reading in L2,
  • literacy,
  • lexical development,
  • learning strategies,
  • training teachers of English as a foreign language and teacher development,
  • language and emotions,
  • language and identity,
  • literature and language learning
  • language and gender
  • creativity in foreign language learning and use

Selected publications



Sobkowiak, W. & Piasecka, L. Phonolapsology of graded readers in EFL: Theory, analysis application (2014). Poznań: Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM. ISBN 978-83-232-2811-0; ISSN 0554-8144. 365 pages


 New media and perennial problems in foreign language learning and teaching (2015). Cham: Springer. 228 pages

Book chapters

Putting Bits and Pieces Together: Awareness of Text Structure in Jigsaw Reading (2013). In A. Łyda and K. Szczesniak (eds.), Awareness in action, second language learning and teaching (183-193), DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-00461-7_12, Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013.

Identification and verbal expression of emotions by users of English as a foreign language. (2013). In D. Gabryś-Barker and J. Bielska (Eds.). The affective dimension in second language acquisition (pp.153-166). Bristol, Buffalo, Toronto: Multilingual Matters.

 ‘‘in time of daffodils who know’’ – reading poetry in a foreign language classroom. (2013) In E. Mańczak-Wohlfeld and M. Jodłowiec (Eds.). Exploring the microcosm and macrocosm of language teaching and learning. A festschrift on the occasion of 70th birthday of Professor Anna Niżegorodcew, (pp. 93-104). Kraków: Jagiellonian University Press.

Crosslinguistic influence in L1 and L2 reading.(20130.  In N. V. Ufimtseva, A. A. Stepanova, D. V. Makhovikov, & L. S. Zhukova (Eds). Proceedings of the 10th International Congresss of the International Society of Applied Psycholingustics. June 26-29, 2013, Moscow Russia. Moscow:RUDN – Institute of Linguistics RAN – MIL p. 126

The effects of working on multi-word expressions on the development of lexical competence: A case of 25 students enrolled in one course. (2014). In N. Lavidas, T. Alexiou & A-M. Sougari (Eds.), Major Trends in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics: Selected Papers from the 20th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (April 1-3, 2011) (pp. 301-315). London: Versita

Teaching matters: Enjoyment and job satisfaction. In D. Gałajda, P. Zakrajewski, & M. Pawlak (Eds.), Researching second language learning and teaching from a psycholinguistic perspective. Studies in honour of Danuta Gabryś-Barker (2016) (pp. 167-182). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

Activating character strengths through poetic encounters in a foreign language – a case study. In D. Gabryś-Barker & D. Gałajda (Eds.), Positive psychology perspectives on foreign language learning and teaching (2016) (pp.75-92). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

Paper-bound online readers: Revisiting reading strategies of foreign language learners. In P. Łozowski & K. Stadnik (Eds.), Visions and revisions. Studies in theoretical and applied linguistics (2016) (pp.) Lodz Studies in Language: Volume 44. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang.


Reading poems in foreign language learning contexts – an educational option (2013). Journal of the Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture 4 (1): 61-72.

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