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- Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 25.00
This book explores the social construction of age in the context of EFL in Mexico. It is the first book to address the age factor in SLA from a social perspective. Based on research carried out at a public university in Mexico, it investigates how adults of different ages experience learning a new language and how they enact their age identities as... more...
- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 30.00
The Acquisition of L2 Phonology is a wide-ranging new collection which focuses on various aspects of the acquisition of an L2 phonological system. The authors are researchers and practitioners from five different countries. The volume has been divided into three major sections. Phonetic Analysis presents five studies of language learners in both naturalistic... more...
- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 60.00
Beginning from the conflict between individual learner differences and the institutionalized, often inflexible character of formal language instruction, Individual Learner Differences in SLA addresses the fact that despite this apparent conflict, ultimate success in learning a language is widespread. Starting with theoretically-based chapters, the... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 42.00
Focuses upon ways in which researchers, parents and practitioners seek to meet the diverse needs of young children in specific ways. This book explores opportunities which allow adults to respond to children's needs, with reference to the development of the child's self concept. It is intended for those training or working with the under threes. more...
- Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 40.00
Bilingual education is one of the fastest growing disciplines within applied linguistics. This book includes the work of 20 specialists working in various educational contexts across Europe, Latin America and North America to create a volume which is both comprehensive in scope and multidimensional in its coverage of current bilingual initiatives.... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00
Working in the context of concrete research projects, this volume examines the advantages and limitations of various empirical methods in studies on second and foreign language acquisition in a multilingual society. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
This compendium of papers on second language acquisition in adolescence is based on a workshop led by the editors that was held at the 2011 conference of the DGFF (German Society for Foreign Language Research). The papers cover a wide range of subjects, including age as a learning factor and assisted second-language acquisition. The volume... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 59.95
This volume attempts to address an issue that deserves further attention on the part of language acquisition researchers: that of intercultural learners in instructed language contexts. It includes up-to-date discussion of intercultural theory and research. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The Diagnosis of Reading in a Second or Foreign Language explores the implications of language assessment research on classroom-based assessment practices by providing an in-depth look at the little-examined field of diagnosis in second and foreign language reading. This volume examines the development of second and foreign language reading and... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95
This book is brimming with thought-provoking illustrations of different people in different places, all of which are accompanied by a series of questions designed to encourage prediction and inference skills. Participants are asked to consider everything from who the person in the picture is to how they may be feeling and why. more...