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  • Written Corrective Feedback for L2 Developmentby John Bitchener; Neomy Storch

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 25.00

    This book considers the potential of written corrective feedback to facilitate second language (L2) development. It draws on cognitive and sociocultural theoretical perspectives and empirical evidence to explore some of the factors that explain why written corrective feedback may or may not lead to L2 development. more...

  • Aloysius Bertrand?s Gaspard de la Nuit Beyond the Prose Poemby Valentina Gosetti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 120.00

    Aloysius Bertrand?s Gaspard de la Nuit (1842) is a familiar title to music lovers, thanks to Ravel?s piano work of the same name, and to specialists of French literature, especially those interested in Baudelaire?s prose poetry. Yet until very recently the collection and its author have generally been viewed almost exclusively through the prism of... more...

  • Language-Learner Computer Interactionsby Catherine Caws; Marie-Josée Hamel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 143.00

    This chapter gives an overview of one possible staged methodology for structuring LCI data by presenting a new scientific object, LEarning and TEaching Corpora (LETEC). Firstly, the chapter clarifies the notion of corpora, used in so many different ways in language studies, and underlines how corpora differ from raw language data. Secondly, using examples... more...

  • Literacy Acquisition in School in the Context of Migration and Multilingualismby Inken Sürig; Yazgül Simsek; Christoph Schroeder; Anja Boness

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 113.00

    This book presents the outcomes of a multi-methodical investigation of the processes of literacy acquisition. The focus is on mono- and bilingual first- and seventh-graders in schools in socially underprivileged areas of two major cities in Turkey and Germany. By means of extensive analyses of lesson videos, linguistic tests, interviews and ethnographic... more...

  • Language Teacher Educationby Jon Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95

    'Language Teacher Education' is an introduction to language teacher training and development for teachers and providers in pre-service and in-service programmes. The text outlines the main theories of human learning and applies them to teacher education. Based on a broadly social constructivist perspective, it suggests a framework for planning pre-service... more...

  • Rewriting 'Les Mystères de Paris'by Amy Wigelsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Key works of popular fiction are often rewritten to capitalize on their success. But what are the implications of this rewriting process? Such is the question addressed by this detailed study of several rewritings of Eugène Sue?s Mystères de Paris (1842-43), produced in the latter half of the nineteenth century, in response to the phenomenal success... more...

  • Reconceptualising Authenticity for English as a Global Languageby Richard S. Pinner

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book explores authenticity as it relates to second language acquisition with a focus on the instruction of English as a foreign language. It discusses the theoretical issues surrounding authenticity and presents it as a complex dynamic construct that can only be understood by examining it from social, individual and contextual dimensions. more...

  • Lucidityby Ian James; Emma Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays addresses the question of lucidity as a thematic in literature and film but also as a quality of both expression and insight in literary criticism and critical thought more generally. The essays offer treatments of lucidity in itself and in relation to its opposites, forms of obscurity and darkness. They offer attention to... more...

  • The Poetry of Ernest JonesMyth, Song, and the ?Mighty Mind?by Simon Rennie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    As the last leader of the Chartist movement, Ernest Charles Jones (1819-69) is a significant historical figure, but he is just as well-known for his political verse. His prison-composed epic The New World lays claim to being the first poetic exploration of Marxist historical materialism, and his caustic short lyric ?The Song of the Low? appears in... more...

  • Translating Mythby Ben Pestell; Pietra Palazzolo; Leon Burnett

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Ever since Odysseus heard tales of his own exploits being retold among strangers, audiences and readers have been alive to the complications and questions arising from the translation of myth. How are myths taken and carried over into new languages, new civilizations, or new media? An international group of scholars is gathered in this volume to present... more...