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  • Implicit and Explicit Learning of Languagesby Patrick Rebuschat

    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...

  • Second Language Researchby Alison Mackey; Susan M. Gass

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 83.00

    In this second edition of the best-selling Second Language Research, Alison Mackey and Sue Gass continue to guide students step-by-step through conducting the second language research process with a clear and comprehensive overview of the core issues in second language research. Supported by a wealth of data examples from actual studies, the book... more...

  • A Guide to Doing Statistics in Second Language Research Using SPSS and Rby Jenifer Larson-Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 93.00

    A Guide to Doing Statistics in Second Language Research Using SPSS and R, Second Edition is the only text available that demonstrates how to use SPSS and R as specifically related to applied linguistics and SLA research. This new edition is up-to-date with the most recent version of the SPSS software and now also includes coverage of R, a software... more...

  • Language Developmentby Annette Gerstenberg; Anja Voeste

    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...

  • Transfer Effects in Multilingual Language Developmentby Hagen Peukert

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 113.00

    This chapter explores the rarely documented acquisition of clitics in bilingual children with L1 Albanian, a language with clitics, while they are learning English, a language without clitics. The first study reported here uses the case study methodology, while the second study uses the elicited production methodology. The case study brings forth new... more...

  • The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisitedby Zoltan Dornyei; Stephen Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 66.95

    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...

  • Cultural and Linguistic Minorities in the Russian Federation and the European Unionby Heiko F. Marten; Michael Rießler; Janne Saarikivi; Reetta Toivanen

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.52

    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...

  • To Advanced Proficiency and Beyondby Tony Brown; Jennifer Bown

    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 Acquisition—how 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...

  • Borrowed Morphologyby Francesco Gardani; Peter Arkadiev; Nino Amiridze

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 114.99

    This series offers a wide forum for work on contact linguistics, using an integrated approach to both diachronic and synchronic manifestations of contact, ranging from social and individual aspects to structural-typological issues. Topics covered by the series include child and adult bilingualism and multilingualism, contact languages,... more...

  • Theories in Second Language Acquisitionby Bill VanPatten; Jessica Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    The second edition of Theories in Second Language Acquisition seeks to build on the strengths of the first edition by surveying the major theories currently used in second language acquisition research. This volume is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students in SLA and language teaching. Each chapter focuses on a single... more...