Textbooks: Bilingualism - Second Language

  • Children's Literacy Development

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Learning to Read and Write, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine McBride

    In the thoroughly updated second edition of this unique book, Catherine McBride examines how the languages we know help structure the process of becoming literate. Taking an ecological and distinctively cross-cultural perspective, the book looks at reading and writing development and impairment…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Reading in a Second Language

    Cognitive and Psycholinguistic Perspectives

    By Xi Chen, Vedran Dronjic, Rena Helms-Park

    Reading in a Second Language offers a comprehensive survey of the phenomenon and process of reading in a second language, with graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and applied psychology as its primary audience. The book explores reading…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04 

  • 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 – 2015-07-28

  • 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 – 2014-12-22
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Research Methods in Second Language Psycholinguistics

    By Jill Jegerski, Bill VanPatten

    Addressing a rapidly growing interest in second language research, this hands-on text provides students and researchers with the means to understand and use current methods in psycholinguistics. With a focus on the actual methods, designs, and techniques used in psycholinguistics research as they…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Second Language Acquisition

    An Introductory Course, 4th Edition

    By Susan M. Gass, Jennifer Behney, Luke Plonsky

    Now in a fourth edition, this bestselling introductory textbook remains the cornerstone volume for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). Its chapters have been fully updated, and reorganized where appropriate, to provide a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the field and its related…

    Paperback – 2013-03-04

  • Teaching Grammar in Second Language Classrooms

    Integrating Form-Focused Instruction in Communicative Context

    By Hossein Nassaji, Sandra S. Fotos

    Recent SLA research recognizes the necessity of attention to grammar and demonstrates that form-focused instruction is especially effective when it is incorporated into a meaningful communicative context. Designed specifically for second-language teachers, this text identifies and explores the…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Questionnaires in Second Language Research

    Construction, Administration, and Processing, 2nd Edition

    By Zoltán Dörnyei, Tatsuya Taguchi

    Questionnaires in Second Language Research: Construction, Administration, and Processing is the first guide in the second language field devoted to the question of how to produce and use questionnaires as reliable and valid research instruments. It offers a thorough overview of the theory of…

    Paperback – 2009-11-18
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Teaching Readers of English

    Students, Texts, and Contexts

    By John Hedgcock, Dana R. Ferris

    A comprehensive manual for pre- and in-service ESL and EFL educators, this frontline text balances insights from current reading theory and research with highly practical, field-tested strategies for teaching and assessing L2 reading in secondary and post-secondary contexts. Teaching Readers…

    Paperback – 2009-03-23

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    This important text provides a general overview of the methods and theories used in the broad domain of bilingualism. The unique interdisciplinary approach, which is reflected in the various topics covered, gives students a global picture of the field. Topics range from early childhood intellectual…

    Paperback – 2008-01-07
    Psychology Press

  • Case Study Research in Applied Linguistics

    By Patricia Duff

    Case studies of individual language learners are a valuable means of illustrating issues connected with learning, using, and in some cases, losing another language. Yet, even though increasing numbers of graduate students and scholars conduct research using case studies or mix quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2007-10-04
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Theories in Second Language Acquisition

    An Introduction

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams, Jessica Williams

    Theories in Second Language Acquisition surveys the major theoretical approaches currently used in second language acquisition (SLA) research, providing a systematic and coherent presentation in a single source. Each chapter follows a consistent chapter model constructed around the same set of…

    Paperback – 2006-09-26
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

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