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  • Second Language Learning and Language Teachingby Vivian Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    The fourth edition of this classic textbook has been revised to reflect recent developments in language teaching and learning yet retains the basic structure and approach so popular with its readers. Teaching and learning content has been updated, particularly taking into account the rise of task-based learning, Conversational Analysis and social models... more...

  • It's All in a Wordby Vivian Cook

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 14.66

    Cross words, crass words, kind words, bad words, first words, rude words, new words, weazel words, teen words, rap words, power words, colour words, Indian words, Brit words, Blairwords, war words, ad words, p-c words, borrowed words, Shakespeare's amazing words, false words, fine words, wine words, American words, name words, last words, even lost... more...

  • Portraits of the L2 Userby Vivian Cook

    Channel View Publications 2002; US$ 30.00

    Portraits of the L2 User treats second language users in their own right rather than as failed native speakers. It describes a range of psychological and linguistic approaches to diverse topics about L2 users. It thus provides an innovative overview of current second language acquisition theories, results and methods, seen from a common perspective. more...

  • Second Language Learning and Language Teachingby Vivian Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Second Language Learning and Language Teaching provides an introduction to the application of second language acquisition research to language teaching. Assuming no previous background in second language acquisition or language teaching methods, this text starts by introducing readers to the basic issues of second language acquisition research.... more...

  • Second Language Writing Systemsby Vivian Cook; Benedetta Bassetti

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 69.95

    This is the first book to treat the acquisition and use of a second language writing system. Drawing from a variety of disciplines and writing systems, it investigates how people read, write and analyse a writing system that represents a second language. more...

  • The English Writing Systemby Vivian J Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    English is increasingly becoming the world's lingua franca. If we are not native speakers of one of the many varieties of English, then we may be students of English, or use English regularly for academic or business purposes. The English Language series, which is international in focus, aims to synthesize the wealth of existing linguistic research... more...

  • Language and Bilingual Cognitionby Vivian Cook; Benedetta Bassetti

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95

    This innovative volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of the relationship between language and cognition with a focus on bilinguals. It brings together contributions from international leading figures in various disciplines and showcases contemporary research on the emerging area of bilingual cognition. The first part of the volume discusses... more...

  • Key Topics in Second Language Acquisitionby Vivian Cook; David Singleton

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 20.00

    This textbook offers an introductory overview of eight hotly-debated topics in second language acquisition research. It offers a glimpse of how SLA researchers have tried to answer common questions about second language acquisition rather than being a comprehensive introduction to SLA research. Each chapter comprises an introductory discussion of the... more...

  • The English Writing Systemby Vivian J Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    English is increasingly becoming the world's lingua franca. If we are not native speakers of one of the many varieties of English, then we may be students of English, or use English regularly for academic or business purposes. The English Language series, which is international in focus, aims to synthesize the wealth of existing linguistic research... more...

  • The Effects of the Second Language on the Firstby Vivian Cook (University of Essex)

    Multilingual Matters 2003; US$ 49.95

    This study examines changes in the first language of people who know a second language. It presents theories and research that investigate the first language of second language users from a variety of perspectives including vocabulary, pragmatics, cognition and syntax. more...