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  • Input, Interaction and Corrective Feedback in L2 Learningby Alison Mackey

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 33.95

    A study of the role of language input, interaction, and corrective feedback in second-language learning and Second Language Acquisition research more...

  • OAL: Conversational Interaction in Second Language Acquisitionby Alison Mackey

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 33.99

    This edited collection of empirical studies examines the link between interaction and second language learning. The studies provide readers with insights into a wide variety of issues at the centre of current research into the relationship between conversational interaction and second language learning outcomes. more...

  • The Bilingual Edgeby PhD Kendall King; PhD Alison Mackey

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    It's no secret that parents want their children to have the lifelong cultural and intellectual advantages that come from being bilingual. Parents spend millions of dollars every year on classes, computer programs, and toys, all of which promise to help children learn a second language. But many of their best efforts (and investments) end in disappointment.... more...

  • Multiple Perspectives on Interactionby Alison Mackey; Charlene Polio

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This volume in honor of Susan M. Gass focuses on interaction in second language acquisition from multiple perspectives. International experts in the field of SLA contribute insights and explanations on the interaction approach's compatibility with other theoretical approaches, key empirical studies, interaction in specific contexts, and future directions.... more...

  • Second Language Interaction in Diverse Educational Contextsby Kim McDonough; Alison Mackey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 54.00

    This study analyzes the whole-group interaction between preservice teachers (N = 15) and ESL speakers during conversation groups that were organized as part of the requirements of a TESL methods course. Analysis of the teacher-led interactions focused on the occurrence of language production opportunities provided to the ESL speakers as reflected through... more...

  • Advancing Methodology and Practiceby Alison Mackey; Emma Marsden

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Instruments for Research into Second Languages is an accessible introduction to understanding and evaluating existing and emerging methodologies in L2 research. The book provides an introduction to the data collection materials available in the IRIS database. IRIS is an open access, searchable repository of instruments used to elicit data for research... more...

  • Stimulated Recall Methodology in Second Language Researchby Susan M. Gass; Alison Mackey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    The methodology of introspection, and especially of stimulated recall, is gaining increasing popularity in second language research. This book provides a "how-to" guide for researchers considering using this technique, contextualized within a history of the procedure and a discussion of its strengths and weaknesses. Topics covered in depth include:... more...

  • Data Elicitation for Second and Foreign Language Researchby Susan M. Gass; Alison Mackey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    This timely reference guide is specifically directed toward the needs of second language researchers, who can expect to gain a clearer understanding of which techniques may be most appropriate and fruitful in given research domains. Data Elicitation for Second and Foreign Language Research is a perfect companion to the same author team?s bestselling... more...

  • Research Methods in Second Language Acquisitionby Alison Mackey; Susan M. Gass

    Wiley 2011; US$ 51.95 US$ 45.02

    Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition: A Practical Guide is an informative guide to research design and methodology for graduate students and scholars. Each chapter of this volume offers background, step-by-step guidance, and relevant studies to create comprehensive coverage of each method. Includes chapters by expert scholars on an... more...

  • Second Language Researchby Alison Mackey; Susan M. Gass

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.95

    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 wealth of data examples from actual studies, the book... more...