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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 54.00
More than a decade has passed since Norris and Ortega’s (2000) seminal meta-analysis on the effectiveness of instruction in L2 learning. This line of research has matured for another research synthesis, which led to the present meta-analytic review. Thirty-four unique sample studies, in each of which explicit and implicit instructional treatments... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00
This paper focuses on the writing of compound words in the private journals of Thomas Mann (1875–1955) and Harry Graf Kessler (1868–1937),* with special attention to their later years. It will be established that the percentage of closed compound words decreases with time while hyphenated compound words, medial capital spelling and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Over the past decade, the focus of inquiry into the psychology of SLA has shifted from the analysis of various characteristics within individuals towards a greater consideration of individuals? dynamic interactions with diverse contexts. This revisit of the bestselling The Psychology of the Language Learner reflects on these developments by challenging... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 113.00
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 171.66
Der Wortschatz einer Sprache eröffnet einen einzigartigen Zugang zur geistigen Welt ihrer Sprecher. Der Lexikologie, die sich mit Wörtern und Wortschätzen befasst, kommt daher eine Schlüsselstellung in der Sprachwissenschaft zu. Dieser Band macht Studierende, Dozenten und Lehrer mit dem gesamten Forschungsfeld vertraut. Im Zentrum steht dabei die linguistische... more...
- Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 25.00
This monograph investigates fifteen L2 creative writers' social constructive power in identity constructions. Through interviews and thinkaloud story writing sessions, the central study considers how L2 writer voices are mediated by the writers' autobiographical identities, namely, their sense of selves formulated by their previous language learning... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This is the first comprehensive volume to compare the sociolinguistic situations of minorities in Russia and in Western Europe. As such, it provides insight into language policies, the ethnolinguistic vitality and the struggle for reversal of language shift, language revitalization and empowerment of minorities in Russia and the European Union. The... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 39.95
To Advanced Proficiency and Beyond: Theory and Methods for Developing Superior Second Language Ability addresses an important issue in Second Language Acquisitionhow to help learners progress from Intermediate and Advanced proficiency to Superior and beyond. Due to the pressures of globalization, American society encounters an ever-increasing... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
By integrating novel developments in both contact linguistics and morphological theory, this volume pursues the topic of borrowed morphology by recourse to sophisticated theoretical and methodological accounts. The authors address fundamental issues, such as the alleged universal dispreference for morphological borrowing and its effects... more...