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  • Child Language Acquisitionby Ben Ambridge; Elena V. M. Lieven

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 50.00

    An evidence-based review of the central issues in language acquisition research. more...

  • Out of the Mouths of Shelley Klein

    Michael O'Mara 2011; US$ 0.99

    You have to hand it to children. They do have a wonderfully straightforward view of the world, and a way with words that manages to make day-to-day life much more fun. In Out of the Mouths of Babes you'll find a fantastic selection of the side-splitting bloopers, hiccups, innocent misunderstandings and downright funny things that kids have come out... 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...

  • Trends in Bilingual Acquisitionby Jasone Cenoz; Fred Genesee

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 128.00

    The chapters in this volume provide the first comprehensive overview of trends in research on early phonological, lexical, syntactic and pragmatic development in children acquiring two (or more) languages simultaneously. Ongoing as well as emerging issues are examined and discussed by leading researchers in the field. Collectively, these studies extend... more...

  • Linguistic Nativism and the Poverty of the Stimulusby Alexander Clark; Shalom Lappin

    Wiley 2010; US$ 104.95 US$ 94.46

    This unique contribution to the ongoing discussion of language acquisition considers the Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus in language learning in the context of the wider debate over cognitive, computational, and linguistic issues. Critically examines the Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus - the theory that the linguistic input which... more...

  • Using Priming Methods in Second Language Researchby Kim McDonough; Pavel Trofimovich

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 43.26

    Using Priming Methods in Second Language Research is an accessible introduction to the use of auditory, semantic, and syntactic priming methods for second language (L2) processing and acquisition research. It provides a guide for the use, design, and implementation of priming tasks and an overview of how to analyze and report priming research. Key... more...

  • Becoming Humanby Teresa Bejarano

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00

    What do the pointing gesture, the imitation of new complex motor patterns, the evocation of absent objects and the grasping of others’ false beliefs all have in common? Apart from being (one way or other) involved in the language, they all would share a demanding requirement – a second mental centre within the subject. This redefinition of the simulationism... more...

  • Familienbilder gleich Weltbilderby Anjes Tjarks

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 38.82

    Wir übertragen unsere familiären Werte, Normen und Herrschaftsbeziehungen metaphorisch auf die Nation. Diese uns in der Regel verborgenen Zusammenhänge bilden ein dichtes Beziehungsnetz, das unser Weltbild entstehen lässt und ihm einen inneren Zusammenhang verleiht. Auf diese Weise steuern familiäre Metaphern als geheime Selektoren unser Denken, leiten... more...

  • Child Languageby Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 23.59

    Building on the established strengths of the first edition, Child Language has now been fully updated and includes some basic theory content, more exercises and summaries at the end of each unit. Child Language : * introduces students to key areas involved in the study of children's language: vocabulary development, word and sentence structure,... more...

  • Second Language Acquisitionby Kees de Bot; Wander Lowie; Marjolojn Verspoor

    Routledge 2005; US$ 41.95

    Second Language Acquisition introduces the key areas in the field, including: multilingualism, the role of teaching, the mental processing of multiple languages, and patterns of growth and decline. more...