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The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy of Persian




ISBN 9781138333055
Published July 16, 2020 by Routledge
688 Pages 62 B/W Illustrations

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The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy of Persian offers a detailed overview of the field of Persian second language acquisition and pedagogy. The Handbook discusses its development and captures critical accounts of cutting edge research within the major subfields of Persian second language acquisition and pedagogy, as well as current debates and problems, and goes on to suggest productive lines of future research.

The book is divided into the following four parts: I) Theory-driven research on second language acquisition of Persian, II) Language skills in second language acquisition of Persian, III) Classroom research in second language acquisition and pedagogy  of Persian, and IV) Social aspects of second language acquisition and pedagogy of Persian.

The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy of Persian is an essential reference for scholars and students of Persian SLA and pedagogy as well as those researching in related areas.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Acknowledgments

List of Figures and Tables

List of Abbreviations

The Contributors

Chapter 1 Introduction

POUNEH SHABANI-JADIDI

PART I: Theory-Driven Research on Second Language Acquisition of Persian

Chapter 2 The Acquisition of Segmental and Suprasegmental Features in Second Language Persian: A Focus on Prosodic Parameters of Politeness

REZA FALAHATI

Chapter 3 Heritage versus Second Language Phonology

YASAMAN RAFAT

Chapter 4 Linguistics Competence of Persian Heritage versus Second Language Speakers

KARINE MEGERDOOMIAN

Chapter 5 Negative Forms of Persian Progressive Tenses: Evidence from Monolingual, Second Language Learners and Heritage Speakers of Persian

AZITA TALEGHANI

Chapter 6 Second Language Morphology: Case of Idiomatic Expressions

POUNEH SHABANI-JADIDI

Chapter 7 Some Unique Semantic Properties of Persian

MASOUD JASBI

Chapter 8 Second Language Acquisition of the Semantics of Focus-Sensitive Operators in Persian

MARZIEH MORTAZAVINIA

PART II: Language Skills in Second Language Acquisition of Persian

Chapter 9 Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition: Persian Resources and Teaching and Learning Strategies

MICHAEL CRAIG HILLMANN

Chapter 10 Second Language Grammar: Challenges in Grammar for English-Speaking Learners

BEHROOZ MAHMOODI-BAKHTIARI

Chapter 11 Second Language Listening in Persian

YASS ALIZADEH

Chapter 12 Second Language Speaking in Persian

MUSA NUSHI

Chapter 13 Second Language Reading in Persian

NAHAL AKBARI AND ALI REZA ABASI

Chapter 14 Second Language Writing in Persian

ALI REZA ABASI

Part III: Classroom Research in Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy of Persian

Chapter 15 Teaching Persian for Proficiency in American Colleges and Universities

MEHDI MARASHI

Chapter 16 Communicative, Task-Based, and Content-Based Approaches to Persian Language Teaching: Second Language, Mixed and Heritage Classes at the University Level

LATIFEH HAGIGI AND MICHELLE QUAY

Chapter 17 The Persian Language Educator’s Role in Developing Effective Blended Language Learning: From Principles to Practice

DARIA MIZZA AND MOHAMAD ESMAILI-SARDARI

Chapter 18 Using Technology to Develop Instructional Materials for Persian

Based on Task-Based Language Teaching

PEYMAN NOJOUMIAN

Chapter 19 Teaching Persian through Short Stories with Parallel Elaboration

ANOUSHA SHAHSAVARI

Chapter 20 Teaching Persian Literature in Persian: A Content-Based Approach

ASGHAR SEYED GOHRAB

Chapter 21 Development of a Standard Persian Language Proficiency Test

for Speakers of Other Languages

AMIR REZA VAKILIFARD

Chapter 22 Second Language Assessment in Persian

NAHAL AKBARI

Part IV: Social Aspects of Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy of Persian

Chapter 23 Persian as a National Language, Minority Languages and Multilingual Education in Iran

NEGAR DAVARI ARDAKANI

Chapter 24 Teaching Persian Varieties and Dialects: Persian Reference Framework

MAHINNAZ MIRDEHGHAN AND SAEED REZA YOUSEFI

Chapter 25 The Acquisition of Persian Pragmatic Competence: A Case Study about the Comprehension of Conversational Implicature and Presupposition in the Learners of Persian as a Second/Foreign Language

ZAHRA HAMEDI SHIRVAN

Chapter 26 Persian as an Interlanguage

MAHBOD GHAFFARI

Chapter 27 Interlanguage and Beyond: Persian-English Codeswitching

SHAHRZAD MAHOOTIAN AND LEWIS GEBHARDT

Chapter 28 Language Learning Strategies and Beliefs about Language Learning: A Study of University Students of Persian in the United States

AZITA MOKHTARI

Chapter 29 Utilization of Neologisms in Teaching and Assessment of Advanced Persian:

A Sociolinguistic Approach

RAMIN SARRAF

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Editor(s)

Biography

Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi is Senior Faculty Lecturer in Persian Language and Linguistics and Head of the Persian Language Program at the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University. She holds a PhD in linguistics from the University of Ottawa (2012) and a PhD in applied linguistics from Tehran Azad University (2004). She has taught Persian language and linguistics as well as Persian literature and translation at McGill University, the University of Oxford, the University of Chicago, and Tehran Azad University since 1997. She served as President of the American Association of Teachers of Persian in 2018–2020.