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Applied Linguistics and Language Study

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  1. Testing Second Language Speaking

    By Glenn Fulcher

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    The testing and assessment of second language learners is an essential part of the language learning process. Glenn Fulcher's Testing Second Language Speaking is a state-of-the-art volume that considers the assessment of speaking from historical, theoretical and practical perspectives.The book...

    Published August 27th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Academic Discourse

    By John Flowerdew

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Academic Discourse presents a collection of specially commissioned articles on the theme of academic discourse. Divided into sections covering the main approaches, each begins with a state of the art overview of the approach and continues with exemplificatory empirical studies. ...

    Published November 9th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Learner Contributions to Language Learning

    New Directions in Research

    By Michael Breen

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Since it was first established in the 1970s the Applied Linguistics and Language Study series has become a major force in the study of practical problems in human communication and language education. Drawing extensively on empirical research and theoretical work in linguistics, sociology,...

    Published March 20th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Researching Pedagogic Tasks

    Second Language Learning, Teaching, and Testing

    By Martin Bygate, Peter Skehan, Merrill Swain

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Researching Pedagogic Tasks brings together a series of empirical studies into the use of pedagogical tasks for second language learning, with a view to better understanding the structure of tasks, their impact on students, and their use by teachers. The volume starts with an introduction to the...

    Published February 19th 2001 by Routledge

  5. English as a Second Language in the Mainstream

    Teaching, Learning and Identity

    By Constant Leung, Christine Davison, Bernard Mohan

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Since it was first established in the 1970's the Applied Linguistics and Language Study series has become a major force in the study of practical problems in human communication and language education. Drawing extensively on empirical research and theoretical work in linguistics, sociology,...

    Published October 17th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Experiential Learning in Foreign Language Education

    By Viljo Kohonen, Riitta Jaatinen, Pauli Kaikkonen, Jorma Lehtovaara

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    The goal of foreign language teaching is expanding from communicative competence towards an intercultural action competence. Essential in the new orientation is the shift towards a more balanced emphasis between the external factors in the learning environment and the personal capacity, conceptions...

    Published August 8th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Writing: Texts, Processes and Practices

    By Christopher N. Candlin, Ken Hyland

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Writing: Texts, Processes and Practices offers an innovative and multidisciplinary approach to writing in a variety of academic and professional settings. The book is composed of a series of original research-based accounts by leading authorities from a range of disciplines. The papers are linked...

    Published March 18th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Reading in a Second Language

    Process, Product and Practice

    By A.H. Urquhart, Cyril J. Weir

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Reading in a Second Language sets the testing and teaching of reading against a theoretical background, discussing research from both applied linguistics and cognitive psychology. Where possible, it focuses on research into second language readers and distinguishes different kinds of reading,...

    Published November 4th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Managing Evaluation and Innovation in Language Teaching

    Building Bridges

    By Pauline Rea Dickins, Kevin Germaine, Pauline Rea-Dickins

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Managing Evaluation and Innovation in Language Teaching focuses on the connections to be made between evaluation and change in language education with a specific focus on English Language Teaching. The book demonstrates the central importance of evaluation in relation to language projects and...

    Published October 9th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Translation into the Second Language

    By Stuart Campbell

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    The dynamics of immigration, international commerce and the postcolonial world make it inevitable that much translation is done into a second language, despite the prevailing wisdom that translators should only work into their mother tongue. This book is the first study to explore the phenomenon of...

    Published January 19th 1998 by Routledge

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