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  • Understanding Second Language Acquisitionby Lourdes Ortega

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Whether we grow up with one, two, or several languages during our early years of life, many of us will learn a second, foreign, or heritage language in later years. The field of Second language acquisition (SLA, for short) investigates the human capacity to learn additional languages in late childhood, adolescence, or adulthood, after the first language... more...

  • The Longitudinal Study of Advanced L2 Capacitiesby Lourdes Ortega; Heidi Byrnes

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Researchers and educators routinely call for longitudinal research on language learning and teaching. The present volume explores the connection between longitudinal study and advanced language capacities, two under-researched areas, and proposes an agenda for future research. Five chapters probe theoretical and methodological reflections about the... more...

  • Complexity Theory and Language Developmentby Lourdes Ortega; ZhaoHong Han

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 49.95

    This chapter takes a system view on second language (L2) development. However, unlike proponents of Complex Dynamic Systems Theory (CDST) viewing the developmental system as ever dynamic without a finite state, we take up a long-standing observation about a signature L2 phenomenon, inter-learner differential attainment, and theorize about its ontology.... more...

  • Synthesizing Research on Language Learning and Teachingby John M. Norris; Lourdes Ortega

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 54.00

    This volume presents the first collection of work on research synthesis in applied linguistics. It introduces readers­ ­to a cutting-edge approach for reviewing and summarizing exactly what accumulated research has to say about theoretical and practical subjects. John Norris and Lourdes Ortega first elucidate the value and practice of synthesis,... more...

  • Technology-mediated TBLTby Marta González-Lloret; Lourdes Ortega

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 49.95

    This chapter describes and evaluates an intermediate online, task-based Chinese course through an analysis of learner performance on the course tasks and assessments, including the performance-based assessments (PBAs) developed specifically for the course. After a brief consideration of online instruction and task-based language teaching (TBLT), the... more...

  • El español y la lingüística aplicadaby Robert J. Blake; Eve C. Zyzik; Lourdes Ortega

    Georgetown University Press 2016; US$ 54.95

    Informed by the latest research in the field of second language acquisition and written entirely in Spanish, El español y la lingüística aplicada responds to the central questions that lie at the heart of learning Spanish as a second or foreign language. Robert J. Blake and Eve C. Zyzik frame each chapter in terms of a critical question with practical... more...

  • The Usage-based Study of Language Learning and Multilingualismby Lourdes Ortega; Andrea E. Tyler; Hae In Park; Mariko Uno

    Georgetown University Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    The Usage-based Study of Language Learning and Multilingualism offers cutting-edge research from a cadre of international experts who agree that human language learning is a process of learning how to create shared meaning. The articles collected here present a much-needed exploration of this growing area of linguistic research. more...

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