Language and Communication
Autonomy and Independence in Language Learning
Translation into the Second Language
Vocabulary and Language Teaching
By Michael Breen
March 20, 2001
Since it was first established in the 1970s the Applied Linguistics and Language Study series has become a major force in the study of practical problems in human communication and language education. Drawing extensively on empirical research and theoretical work in linguistics, sociology, ...
By Jack C. Richards, R.W. Schmidt
April 18, 1983
Presents eight specially written chapters which provide a coherent survey of major issues in the study of language and communication, and which show how these are related to questions of practical concern in the learning and teaching of second and foreign languages. The issues discussed have been ...
By John Flowerdew
November 09, 2001
Academic Discourse presents a collection of specially commissioned articles on the theme of academic discourse. Divided into sections covering the main approaches, each begins with a state of the art overview of the approach and continues with exemplificatory empirical studies. ...
By Jim Cummins, Merrill Swain
July 07, 1986
This is a remarkably interesting and useful book...it makes a significant contribution to our knowledge and understanding of both bilingualism and education.'Journal of Education Policy...
By Constant Leung, Christine Davison, Bernard Mohan
October 17, 2000
Since it was first established in the 1970's the Applied Linguistics and Language Study series has become a major force in the study of practical problems in human communication and language education. Drawing extensively on empirical research and theoretical work in linguistics, sociology, ...
By Gabriele Kasper, Eric Kellerman
September 03, 1997
This book examines the topic of communication strategies, the ways in which people seek to express themselves or understand what someone else is saying or writing. Typically, the term has referred to the strategies that non-native speakers use to address the linguistic and pragmatic problems ...
By Phil Benson, Peter Voller
November 19, 1996
The topics of autonomy and independence play an increasingly important role in language education. They raise issues such as learners' responsibility for their own learning, and their right to determine the direction of their own learning, the skills which can be learned and applied in ...
By William Grabe, Robert B. Kaplan
September 04, 1996
This book undertakes a general framework within which to consider the complex nature of the writing task in English, both as a first, and as a second language. The volume explores varieties of writing, different purposes for learning to write extended text, and cross-cultural variation among ...
By Ronald Carter, John Mcrae
November 19, 1996
Language, Literature and the Learner is an edited volume evolving from three international seminars devoted to the teaching of literature in a second or foreign language. The seminars explicitly addressed the interface between language and literature teaching to investigate the ways in which ...
By A.H. Urquhart, Cyril J. Weir
November 04, 1998
Reading in a Second Language sets the testing and teaching of reading against a theoretical background, discussing research from both applied linguistics and cognitive psychology. Where possible, it focuses on research into second language readers and distinguishes different kinds of reading, ...
By Stuart Campbell
January 19, 1998
The dynamics of immigration, international commerce and the postcolonial world make it inevitable that much translation is done into a second language, despite the prevailing wisdom that translators should only work into their mother tongue. This book is the first study to explore the phenomenon of...
By Ronald Carter, Michael Mccarthy
February 29, 1988
The material in this book reviews work dating back to the vocabulary control movement in the 1930s and also refers to more recent work on the role of lexis in language learning. Two chapters describe the main foundations of lexical semantics and relevant research and pedagogical studies in ...