Mapping Applied Linguistics: A guide for students and practitioners, second edition, provides a newly updated, wide-ranging introduction to the full scope of applied linguistics. This innovative book maps the diverse and constantly expanding range of theories, methods and issues faced by students and practitioners around the world, integrating both sociocultural and cognitive perspectives. Practically oriented and ideally suited to students new to the discipline, Mapping Applied Linguistics provides in-depth coverage of:
The new second edition features contemporary examples of global applied linguistics research and practice, and includes updated further reading and new fieldwork suggestions for each chapter. The companion website at cw.routledge.com/textbooks/hall provides a wealth of additional learning material, including activities, flashcards and links to the latest online resources.
Mapping Applied Linguistics is essential reading for students studying applied linguistics, TESOL, general linguistics and language and literacy education at the advanced undergraduate or master’s degree level. It also provides a gateway for practitioners and specialists seeking to better understand the wider scope of their work.
"A good map just got better. The first edition of this book gave real coherence to the field of applied linguistics. Now we see the terrain even more clearly through a wealth of good examples. It’s a map that truly facilitates exploration and discovery."
James Paul Gee, Arizona State University, USA
"A hands-on approach to Applied Linguistics, which introduces all relevant areas of this field in a reader-friendly (and especially student-friendly) way. Using a multitude of current examples, covering different perspectives and theories in an unbiased way, this book is a must-read not only for students of Applied Linguistics, but also for practitioners."
Susanne Niemeier, University of Koblenz, Germany
"This is an excellent introduction to Applied Linguistics. The fourteen chapters cover a wide range of topics from language myths to language pathology. The relevance of linguistic analysis to our understanding of contemporary society is expertly demonstrated through informed arguments and observations supported by evidence."
Constant Leung, King’s College London, UK
Part A: Language in Everyday Use
2. Language Variation
3. Key Populations
4. Discourse Analysis
5. Language Policy and Planning
Part B: Language, Learning and Education
7. Language and Education
8. Bilingual and Multilingual Education
9. Additional Language Education
Part C: Language and Expert Uses
12. Forensic Linguistics
13. Language Pathology
14. Prospects and Perspectives