Language Acquisition Products

  • Authenticity and Teacher-Student Motivational Synergy

    A Narrative of Language Teaching, 1st Edition

    By Richard Pinner

    Despite the common association between authenticity and motivation in language learning, there does not currently exist a single volume exploring these connections. This book looks at the relationship between authenticity and motivation by specifically viewing the process of mutually validating the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Yumiko Ohara

    Presenting new approaches and results previously inaccessible in English, the Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics provides an insight into the language and society of contemporary Japan from a fresh perspective. While it was once believed that Japan was a linguistically homogenous…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • Cantonese as a Second Language

    Issues, Experiences and Suggestions for Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Wakefield

    Cantonese is a language from southern China that is spoken by roughly 70 million people worldwide. It is the language of Hong Kong cinema and has traditionally been the most prominent language spoken in Chinatowns around the world. People choose to learn Cantonese for a variety of social and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics

  • Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Davis, Angus Nicholls

    The German comparative philologist Friedrich Max Müller (1823-1900) was one of the most influential scholars in Victorian Britain. Müller travelled to Britain in 1846 in order to prepare a translation of the Rig Veda. This research visit would turn into a lifelong stay after Müller was appointed as…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Multilingualism and L2 Acquisition

    New Perspectives on Current Research, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Connectionism and Second Language Acquisition

    1st Edition

    By Yasuhiro Shirai

    The latest title in the Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series presents a comprehensive review of connectionist research in second language acquisition (SLA). Second language researchers and the cognitive science community will find accessible discussions of the relevance of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

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

    Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout, 1st Edition

    By George Crabb

    First published in 1816 and revised in 1916, this edition of George Crabb’s English Synonyms contains the entirety of his most enduring work. The revised edition is supplemented by a large number of words, the applications of which had grown into the language in the preceding years or had taken on…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Interculturality, Interaction and Language Learning

    Insights from Tandem Partnerships, 1st Edition

    By Jane Woodin

    This book opens up new lines of debate in language learning and intercultural communication through an investigation of tandem language learning (a method of language learning based on mutual language exchange between native speakers and learners of each other’s language) in connection with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Acquiring conversational competence

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • The Diachrony of Verb Meaning

    Aspect and Argument Structure, 1st Edition

    By Elly van Gelderen

    This innovative volume offers a comprehensive account of the study of language change in verb meaning in the history of the English language. Integrating both the author’s previous body of work and new research, the book explores the complex dynamic between linguistic structures, morphosyntactic…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Historical Linguistics

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Language Practices of Migrant Youth

    From School to Home, 1st Edition

    By Louisa Willoughby

    This ground breaking research explores language maintenance and shift focusing on a school community. Following students’ language practice inside and outside of school, the author offers a full picture of students’ multilingual practices and their role in shaping identity. Using case studies of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

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