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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
Understanding how people learn and fail to learn second and foreign languages is increasingly recognised as a critical social and psycholinguistic issue. Second languages are vitally important to diverse groups of people, ranging from refugees to college students facing foreign language requirements. This book provides a synthesis of empirical findings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
A survey and analysis of second language theory discusses the development of ideas in this expanding area of language studies. It looks at the implications of these ideas and directions for future research. Contains study questions and activities as well as practical guidelines on the use of available research resources. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2004; US$ 39.95
This text examines the under-researched and often troubling phenomenon of silence in second language learning through a triangulation of SLA research, memoirs and language learner diaries, and psychoanalytic concepts of anxiety, ambivalence, conflict and loss. more...
- 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...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 49.95
Features a case study explaining the French/English bilingual and biliterate development of three children in one family beginning with their births and ending in late adolescence. This book focuses on the children's acquisition of French and English during their early through late adolescence, in both their Louisiana and Quebec home environments. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 79.95
Contains a selection of papers analyzing language transfer, a phenomenon which results from language contact in bilingual and multilingual language acquisition and learning contexts. The main focus of this volume is on the lexical aspects of language transfer. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 109.95
Presents a collection of empirical studies on phonological acquisition and disorder of monolingual children speaking different languages, and bilingual children speaking different language pairs. The research findings provide information for clinical assessment and diagnosis, as well as evidence concerning theories of language acquisition. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 89.99
Investigates the linguistic development of children with regard to their knowledge of the verb and its grammar. This book features a selection of papers that gives empirical evidence from a variety of languages including Hebrew, German, Croatian, Japanese, English, Spanish, Dutch, Indonesian, Estonian, Russian, and French. more...
- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 54.95
Crosslinguistic influence is an established area of second language research, and as such, it has been subject to extensive scrutiny. This volume examines the relationship between thought and language, in particular thought as shaped by first language development and use, and its interaction with second language use. more...