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- Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00
This book investigates the cultural and intercultural aspects of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF). The chapters consider the communication and pedagogical implications of these dimensions and offer suggestions for new directions in ELF research, pedagogy and curriculum development. more...
- Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 50.00
This book examines student identities as revealed through the pragmatics of face during an English L2 classroom interaction between Japanese students and a native speaker teacher. This study reminds us that what may be considered acceptable language use in the classroom can shift dramatically according to social, cultural and individual contexts. more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00
This book presents an in?depth study of assessment innovation and its impact on teaching and learning. The context is New Zealand, and the focus is additional languages other than English and the recent introduction of a radical new assessment of students? spoken proficiency, called interact. The book crosses the traditional theoretical and methodological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 205.00
The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to English for Academic Purposes (EAP), covering the main theories, concepts, contexts and applications of this fast growing area of applied linguistics. Forty-four chapters are organised into eight sections covering: Conceptions... more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00
This book explores Singapore?s language education system. Unlike previous volumes, which discuss the bilingual requirement for learning, it focuses on Singapore?s quadrilingual system, bringing together articles on each of the four languages ? English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil ? as well as articles that examine more than one language. It highlights... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00
The book offers a new approach to the study of Alice Munro's fiction. Its innovative quality consists in juxtaposing a variety of literary analyses of selected stories with two other ways of looking at her fiction: the perspectives of film adaptation and of pedagogy. The book is divided into three parts which mirror the key words in the title: understanding,... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00
This study examines the function and acquisition of German capitalization. It aims to generalize previous theoretical approaches to develop an integrated model. The empirical portion investigates performance data from approx. 5,700 subjects, extending the findings into an acquisition model. Using neural network simulations, it differentiates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 240.00
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics provides accessible and concise explanations of key concepts and terms related to research methods in Applied Linguistics. Encompassing the three research paradigms of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods, this volume is an essential reference for any student or researcher... more...