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  • Thinking French Translation
    Thinking French Translation (Multiple languages, Paperback) Sandor Hervey, Ian Higgins

    This new edition features material from business, law and literary texts. This is Essential reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of French, the book will also appeal to language students and tutors.

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  • Linguistics: A Very Short Introduction
    Linguistics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) P. H. Matthews

    Covers the major aspects of linguistics. This guide begins at the 'arts' end of the subject and finishes at the 'science' end, with the discoveries regarding language in the brain. It looks at the prehistory of languages and their common origins, language and evolution, language in time and space, grammar and dictionaries and phonetics.

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  • Why Only Us
    Why Only Us (English, Paperback) Robert C. Berwick, Noam Chomsky

    "A loosely connected collection of four essays that will fascinate anyone interested in the extraordinary phenomenon of language." -- New York Review of Books...

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  • The Dynamic Assessment of Language Learning
    The Dynamic Assessment of Language Learning (English, Paperback) Natalie Hasson

    Where normal assessments simply identify deficits, Dynamic Assessment identifies the child's potential to learn. This is a manual for speech and language therapists and educational psychologists who assess children with language impairments, explaining how and why to implement Dynamic Assessment and giving you a range of ready-to-use tools.

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  • The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited
    The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited (English, Paperback) Zoltan Dornyei, Stephen Ryan

    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 some of the assumptions upon which the...

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  • Learning Vocabulary in Another Language
    Learning Vocabulary in Another Language (English, Paperback) I. S. P. Nation

    An updated edition of the key reference work in the area of second and foreign language vocabulary studies.

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  • Why Only Us
    Why Only Us (English, Hardback) Robert C. Berwick, Noam Chomsky

    We are born crying, but those cries signal the first stirring of language. Within a year or so, infants master the sound system of their language; a few years after that, they are engaging in conversations. This remarkable, species-specific ability to acquire any human language -- "the language faculty" -- raises important biological questions about language, including how it has evolved. This...

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  • Key Topics in Second Language Acquisition
    Key Topics in Second Language Acquisition (English, Paperback) Vivian Cook, David Singleton

    This textbook offers an introductory overview of eight hotly-debated topics in second language acquisition research. It offers a glimpse of how SLA researchers have tried to answer common questions about second language acquisition rather than being a comprehensive introduction to SLA research.

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  • Second Language Learning and Language Teaching
    Second Language Learning and Language Teaching (English, Paperback) Vivian Cook

    Second Language Learning and Language Teaching provides an introduction to the application of second language acquisition research to language teaching. Assuming no previous background in second language acquisition or language teaching methods, this text begins by providing readers with a concise background in second language acquisition research. The text continues on to offer an examination of...

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  • Second Language Research
    Second Language Research (English, Paperback) Alison Mackey, Susan M. Gass

    Previous edition: Second language research / Alison Mackey, 1st ed., 2005.

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  • Exploring Language Pedagogy through Second Language Acquisition Research
    Exploring Language Pedagogy through Second Language Acquisition Research (English, Paperback) Rod Ellis, Natsuko Shintani

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are also ideal for language professionals returning to academic study....

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  • Research Methods for Applied Language Studies
    Research Methods for Applied Language Studies (English, Paperback) Steven John Ross, Paul Seedhouse

    Routledge Applied Linguistics is a series of comprehensive textbooks, providing students and researchers with the support they need for advanced study in the core areas of English language and Applied Linguistics.Each book in the series guides readers through three main sections, enabling them to explore and develop major themes within the discipline....

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  • Language Learning Motivation in Japan
    Language Learning Motivation in Japan (English, Paperback) Matthew T. Apple

    This book synthesises current theory and research on L2 motivation in the EFL Japanese context covering topics such as the issues of cultural identity, demotivation, language communities, positive psychology, possible L2 selves and internationalisation within a key EFL context.

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  • Theories in Second Language Acquisition
    Theories in Second Language Acquisition (English, Paperback) Bill VanPatten

    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 theory, written by a leading scholar in the field in...

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  • Child Language Acquisition
    Child Language Acquisition (English, Paperback) Ben Ambridge, Elena V. M. Lieven

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

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  • Second Language Acquisition
    Second Language Acquisition (English, Paperback) Susan M. Gass, Jennifer Behney

    Now in a fourth edition, this bestselling introductory textbook remains the cornerstone volume for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). Its chapters have been fully updated, and reorganized where appropriate, to provide a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the field and its related disciplines. To reflect current developments, new sections on using learner corpora, semantics and...

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  • Language Learner Autonomy
    Language Learner Autonomy (English, Paperback) David Little, Leni Dam

    This book combines detailed accounts of classroom practice with empirical and case-study research and a wide-ranging engagement with applied linguistic and pedagogical theory. Points for discussion encourage readers to relate the argument of each chapter to their own context, and the book concludes with some reflections on teacher education.

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  • Focus on Form in Classroom Second Language Acquisition
    Focus on Form in Classroom Second Language Acquisition (English, Paperback) Catherine J. Doughty

    This volume examines theoretical foundations, empirical research, and pedagogical implementations of focus on form.

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  • Second Language Learning Theories
    Second Language Learning Theories (English, Paperback) Rosamond Mitchell, Florence Myles

    Offers the complete beginner a clear and concise overview of the field of second language acquisition theories.

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  • How Languages are Learned
    How Languages are Learned (English, Paperback) Patsy M. Lightbown, Nina Spada

    This prize-winning, readable introduction to research in language acquisition is recommended reading for second language teachers worldwide.

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