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  • Pedagogical Norms for Second and Foreign Language Learning and Teachingby Susan M. Gass; Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig; Sally Sieloff Magnan; Joel Walz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 135.00

    The concept of Pedagogical Norm is grounded in both sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic principles. Pedagogical norms guide the selection and sequencing of target language features for language teaching and learning. This book both situates and expands on this concept highlighting the interaction of research and pedagogy. The papers collectively illustrate... more...

  • Readings in Second Language Pedagogy and Second Language Acquisitionby Asako Yoshitomi; Tae Umino; Masashi Negishi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 143.00

    The selected contributions of this volume focus on various issues related to second language pedagogy and second language acquisition in the Japanese context. Part I covers such topics as discourse pragmatics and cross-cultural pragmatics in language teaching; the instruction of conversation through training in story telling skills; task activities... more...

  • Reflections on Language and Language Learningby Marcel Bax; Jan-Wouter Zwart

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 188.00

    In Reflections on Language and Language Learning: In honour of Arthur van Essen , thirty-one leading language scholars and educational linguists in the Netherlands and abroad with whom over the years Professor van Essen, one of the grandees of applied linguistics, has collaborated provide original essays and studies which discuss the most recent insights... more...

  • Small Corpus Studies and ELTby Mohsen Ghadessy; Alex Henry; Robert L. Roseberry

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 195.00

    Recent developments in this field of small corpus studies, largely brought about by the personal computer, have yielded remarkable insights into the nature and use of real language. This book presents work by a number of leading researchers in the field and covers a series of topics directly related to language teaching and language research. The ultimate... more...

  • Vocabulary in a Second Languageby Paul Bogaards; Batia Laufer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 158.00

    The eleven chapters of Vocabulary in a Second Language are written by the world?s leading researchers in the field of vocabulary studies in second language acquisition. Each chapter presents experimental research leading to new conclusions about and insights into the selection, the learning and teaching, or the testing of vocabulary knowledge in... more...

  • Essays in the History of Linguisticsby E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00

    The present volume follows the author's tradition of bringing together at certain intervals selections of articles which more often than not had previously been published in not easily accessible places, or which had not been published before. These papers do not typically represent mere reprints but in most instances thoroughly revised versions.This... more...

  • History of Linguistics 2008by Gerda Hassler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 180.00

    This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 11th International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (Potsdam 2008) which are especially representative of the concerns of the conference and its thematic range. The reflection about language and the individual languages has characterized cultures since ancient times and has... more...

  • Foreign Language Research in Cross-Cultural Perspectiveby Kees de Bot; Ralph B. Ginsberg; Claire Kramsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 54.00

    This volume focuses on priorities for research in language pedagogy. The aim is to give an up-to-date overview of current thinking about important research issues such as the viability of large scale comparisons, the quantitative/qualitative research controversy, new trends in language testing and evaluation, and the role of different learning environments.... more...

  • Missionary Linguistics II / Lingüística misionera IIby Otto Zwartjes; Cristina Altman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00

    This is the second volume to be dedicated to the pioneering linguistic work produced by the religious missionaries who, within the scope of the European colonial enterprises along the period 1550?1850, described dozens of autochthonous languages, many of which are only known today thanks to their endeavours. The twelve papers joint in the present volume... more...

  • Missionary Linguistics/Lingüística misioneraby Otto Zwartjes; Even Hovdhaugen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00

    When the first European missionaries arrived on other continents, it was decided that the indigenous languages would be used as the means of christianization. There emerged the need to produce grammars and dictionaries of those languages. The study of this linguistic material has so far not received sufficient attention in the field of linguistic... more...