Language Acquisition Products

  • Studies in the Pronunciation of English

    A Commemorative Volume in Honour of A.C. Gimson

    Edited by Susan Ramsaran

    First published in 1990, this collection celebrates the life and work of Professor A. C. Gimson, four years after his untimely death in 1985. A. C. Gimson, Professor of Phonetics at University College London, 1966-83, was the most distinguished and influential phonetician of his day, concentrating…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • The Elements of English

    An Introduction to the Principles of the Study of Language

    By William Branford

    First published in 1967, this book was based on new descriptions of English emerging from recent research. It provides an introduction to the study of the English language for the first-year university student. It will also be invaluable to all those concerned with the teaching and learning of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies

    Self-Regulation in Context, Second Edition

    By Rebecca L. Oxford

    Now in its second edition, Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies: Self-Regulation in Context charts the field systematically and coherently for the benefit of language learning practitioners, students, and researchers. This volume carries on the author's tradition of linking…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Applied Linguistics in Action

  • The Grammar of Japanese Mimetics

    Perspectives from structure, acquisition, and translation

    Edited by Noriko Iwasaki, Peter Sells, Kimi Akita

    Mimetic words, also known as ‘sound-symbolic words’, ‘ideophones’ or more popularly as ‘onomatopoeia’, constitute an important subset of the Japanese lexicon; we find them as well in the lexicons of other Asian languages and sub-Saharan African languages. Mimetics play a central role in Japanese…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • Routledge Revivals: Crabb's English Synonyms (1916)

    Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout

    By George Crabb

    First published in 1916, this edition of George Crabb’s English Synonyms — published a century after the original — contains the entirety of his most enduring work, from the detailed explanations of the chosen words to his style of presentation, which was followed as closely as the intervening…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Acquiring conversational competence

    By Elinor Ochs, Bambi B. Schieffelin

    First published in 1983, this book represents a substantial body of detailed research on children’s language and communication, and more generally on the nature of interactive spoken discourse. It looks at areas of competence often examined in young children’s speech have that have not been…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Multilingualism and L2 Acquisition

    New Perspectives on Current Research

    Edited by Yolanda Ruiz de Zarobe, Leyre Ruiz de Zarobe

    In recent years we have witnessed a growing interest in multilingualism and its relationship with the learning and teaching of second/foreign languages. However, multilingualism is a highly complex phenomenon, which has a direct influence on how we learn languages. For instance, do we learn a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • Language in Children

    By Eve V. Clark

    Language in Children provides a concise and basic introduction for students studying child language acquisition for the first time. Starting from the first sounds a child produces, this book covers all the stages a child goes through in acquiring a language. This title:…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the English language from Old English to the medieval period. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary through literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is chiefly words…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • African American English and the Achievement Gap

    The Role of Dialectal Code Switching

    By Holly K. Craig

    Many African American children make use of African American English (AAE) in their everyday lives, and face academic barriers when introduced to Standard American English (SAE) in the classroom. Research has shown that students who can adapt and use SAE for academic purposes demonstrate…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Teaching and Researching Listening

    Third Edition

    By Michael Rost

    Now in its third edition, Teaching and Researching Listening renews its commitment to provide language educators, practitioners, and researchers in the fields of ESL, TESOL, and Applied Linguistics with a state-of-the-art treatment of the linguistic, psycholinguistic and pragmatic processes…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Applied Linguistics in Action

  • Arabic L2 Interlanguage

    Syntactic sequences, agreement and variation

    By Ghassan Husseinali

    Arabic L2 Interlanguage is a significant and timely addition to the field of Second Language Acquisition, providing valuable insight into the development of ‘interlanguage’, the interim language of early beginners, in learners of Arabic. This book: Clearly establishes what interlanguage is and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

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