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  • Language and Superdiversity

    Edited by Karel Arnaut, Jan Blommaert, Ben Rampton, Massimiliano Spotti

    A first synthesis of work done in sociolinguistic superdiversity, this volume offers a substantial introduction to the field and the issues and state-of-the-art research papers organized around three themes: Sketching the paradigm, Sociolinguistic complexity, Policing complexity. The focus is to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Motivational Currents in Language Learning

    Frameworks for Focused Interventions

    By Zoltán Dörnyei, Alastair Henry, Christine Muir

    Building on Zoltán Dörnyei’s authoritative work in the field of learner motivation, this book introduces a new conceptualization—Directed Motivational Currents (DMCs)—and sets out the defining aspects of what they are, what they are not, and how they are related to language learning motivation.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Reading Chinese Script

    A Cognitive Analysis

    Edited by Jian Wang, Hsuan-Chih Chen, Ralph Radach, Albrecht Inhoff

    This volume uses unique properties of Chinese script to focus on morphological analyses during the character and word recognition process, though some of the reported work also pertains to the use of phonological information. In addition, this volume contains work on syntactic and pragmatic…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Psychology Press

  • Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition

    A Case Study

    By Donna Lardiere

    The first book-length treatment of its type, Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition is a case study with a solid theoretical grounding that examines the language of an immigrant learner of English, and thereby presents a much needed understanding of the linguistic competence of second…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Second Language Research

    Methodology and Design, 2nd Edition

    By Alison Mackey, Susan M. Gass

    In this second edition of the best-selling Second Language Research, Alison Mackey and Sue Gass continue to guide students step-by-step through conducting the second language research process with a clear and comprehensive overview of the core issues in second language research. Supported by a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge

  • The Neurolinguistics of Bilingualism

    An Introduction

    By Franco Fabbro

    This book introduces the reader to both neurolinguistics per se and the neuropsychological aspects of bilingualism. Neurolinguistics may roughly be defined as a subset of neuropsychology, namely the study of the representation and processing of language in the brain. To this effect, the first…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Psychology Press

  • Processing Instruction

    Theory, Research, and Commentary

    Edited by Bill VanPatten

    This new book, Processing Instruction: Theory, Research, and Commentary, edited by Bill VanPatten--a pioneer in processing instruction (PI)--is a refreshing presentation of 10 related and not widely available articles that illustrate the role of processing instruction in second language acquisition…

    Paperback – 2015-05-06
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Learning English Grammar

    Research Findings and Future Directions

    Edited by MaryAnn Christison, Donna Christian, Patricia A. Duff, Nina Spada

    An important contribution to the emerging body of research-based knowledge about English grammar, this volume presents empirical studies along with syntheses and overviews of previous and ongoing work on the teaching and learning of grammar for learners of English as a second/foreign language. It…

    Paperback – 2015-03-03
    Routledge
    Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

  • Theories in Second Language Acquisition

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams

    The second edition of Theories in Second Language Acquisition seeks to build on the strengths of the first edition by surveying the major theories currently used in second language acquisition research. This volume is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students in SLA and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-21
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Foreign Language Learning

    Psycholinguistic Studies on Training and Retention

    Edited by Alice F. Healy, Lyle E. Bourne, Jr.

    Based on a research project funded by the Army Research Institute, Foreign Language Learning reports original empirical and theoretical research on foreign language acquisition and makes recommendations about applications to foreign language instruction. The ultimate goal of this project was to…

    Paperback – 2014-12-21
    Psychology Press

  • Second Language Sentence Processing

    By Alan Juffs, Guillermo A. Rodríguez

    This addition to the Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition series presents a comprehensive review of the latest research findings on sentence processing in second language acquisition. The book begins with a broad overview of the core issues of second language sentence processing…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    Routledge
    Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

  • Early Years Second Language Education

    International perspectives on theory and practice

    Edited by Sandie Mourão, Mónica Lourenço

    The age for early language learning has dropped dramatically in the past decade to include children under 6 years old, yet very little published research exists to support the implementation of such programmes. Drawing on a synthesis of theory, research and practice, this edited volume makes an…

    Hardback – 2014-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

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