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  • 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...

  • Collocations in a Learner Corpusby Nadja Nesselhauf

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00

    Collocations are both pervasive in language and difficult for language learners, even at an advanced level. In this book, these difficulties are for the first time comprehensively investigated. On the basis of a learner corpus, idiosyncratic collocation use by learners is uncovered, the building material of learner collocations examined, and the factors... more...

  • Computer Learner Corpora, Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Teachingby Sylviane Granger; Joseph Hung; Stephanie Petch-Tyson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 120.00

    This book takes stock of current research into computer learner corpora conducted both by ELT and SLA specialists. It should be of particular interest to researchers looking to assess its relevance to SLA theory and ELT practice. Throughout the volume, emphasis is also placed on practical, methodological aspects of computer learner corpus research,... 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...