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  • Appraising Research in Second Language Learningby Graeme Keith Porte

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00

    Designed for students of applied linguistics and second language acquisition on research training courses, practising language teachers, and those in training, this combination textbook/workbook is a set or recommended textbook on more than a hundred undergraduate and postgraduate courses worldwide. Now in its second edition , it remains the only... more...

  • Approaches to Bootstrappingby Jürgen Weissenborn; Barbara Höhle

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 165.00

    Volume 1 of Approaches to Bootstrapping focuses on early word learning and syntactic development with special emphasis on the bootstrapping mechanisms by which the child using properties of the speech input enters the native linguistic system. Topics discussed in the area of lexical acquisition are: cues and mechanisms for isolating words in the... more...

  • Approaches to Bootstrappingby Jürgen Weissenborn; Barbara Höhle

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 165.00

    Volume 1 of Approaches to Bootstrapping focuses on early word learning and syntactic development with special emphasis on the bootstrapping mechanisms by which the child using properties of the speech input enters the native linguistic system. Topics discussed in the area of lexical acquisition are: cues and mechanisms for isolating words in the... more...

  • Approaches to Measuring Linguistic Differencesby Lars Borin; Anju Saxena

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    The present volume collects contributions addressing different aspects of the measurement of linguistic differences, a topic which probably is as old as language itself butat the same timehas acquired renewed interest over the last decade or so, reflecting a rapid development of data-intensive computing in all fields of research, including... more...

  • At the same Time...by Barbara Schmiedtová

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 210.00

    The study endeavors a detailed and systematic classification of linguistic simultaneity expressions. Further, it aims at a well described survey of how simultaneity is expressed by native speakers in their own language. On the basis of real production data the book answers the questions of how native speakers express temporal simultaneity... more...

  • Awareness in Actionby Andrzej Lyda; Konrad Szczesniak

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book looks at how language awareness affects the outcomes of foreign and second language acquisition in advanced learners. It examines how language awareness can be enhanced in the classroom and what effects language awareness has on attained proficiency. more...

  • Becoming a Word Learnerby Roberta Michnick Golinkoff; Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek; Lois Bloom; Linda B. Smith; Amanda L. Woodward

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 32.99

    A debate on lexical acquisition by some of the most prominent and influential psychologists in the area of language development. In the final commentary chapter, an exchange between competing colleagues sharpens differences and, in some cases, brings consensus. more...

  • Beliefs About SLAby P. Kalaja; A.M. Ferreira Barcelos

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 89.99

    This edited collection of articles illustrates more recent work on beliefs about SLA, drawing on the thinking of (educational) philosophers and (discursive) psychologists, including Dewey, Bakhtin, Vygotsky, and Potter. The data for these reports have been collected by a variety of means, e.g., narratives, diary/journal entries, interviews, completion... more...

  • Beyond Names for Thingsby Michael Tomasello; William E. Merriman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Most research on children's lexical development has focused on their acquisition of names for concrete objects. This is the first edited volume to focus specifically on how children acquire their early verbs. Verbs are an especially important part of the early lexicon because of the role they play in children's emerging grammatical competence. The... more...

  • Bilingual First Language Acquisitionby Jürgen M. Meisel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 158.00

    The contributions in this volume are based on an analysis of data from bilingual children acquiring French and German simultaneously. The longitudinal studies started at approximately age one year and six months and continued till age six. The papers focus on the development of specific grammatical phenomena; explanations are given within the framework... more...