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New and Published Books

  1. Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition

    A Case Study

    By Donna Lardiere

    The first book-length treatment of its type, Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition is a case study with a solid theoretical grounding that examines the language of an immigrant learner of English, and thereby presents a much needed understanding of the linguistic competence of second...

    Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Diagnosis of Reading in a Second or Foreign Language

    By J. Charles Alderson, Eeva-Leena Haapakangas, Ari Huhta, Lea Nieminen, Riikka Ullakonoja

    Series: New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

    The Diagnosis of Reading in a Second or Foreign Language explores the implications of language assessment research on classroom-based assessment practices by providing an in-depth look at the little-examined field of diagnosis in second and foreign language reading. This volume examines the...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Development of Language Processing Strategies

    A Cross-linguistic Study Between Japanese and English

    By Reiko Mazuka

    Ever since the notion of explanatory adequacy was promoted by Chomsky in his 1965 Aspects, linguists and psycholinguists have been in pursuit of a psychologically valid theory of grammar. To be explanatorily adequate, a theory of grammar can not only describe the general characteristics of a...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Second Language Acquisition Theory and Pedagogy

    Edited by Fred R. Eckman, Jean Mileham, Rita Rutkowski Weber, Diane Highland, Peter W. Lee

    A volume on second-language acquisition theory and pedagogy is, at the same time, a mark of progress and a bit of an anomaly. The progress is shown by the fact that the two disciplines have established themselves as areas of study not only distinct from each other, but also different from...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Peter Robinson

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition offers a user-friendly, authoritative survey of terms and constructs that are important to understanding research in second language acquisition (SLA) and its applications. The Encyclopedia is designed for use as a reference tool by students...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Teaching and Learning English in the Arabic-Speaking World

    Edited by Kathleen M. Bailey, Ryan M. Damerow

    Series: Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

    Co-published with The International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF) An important contribution to the emerging body of research-based knowledge about teaching English to native speakers of Arabic, this volume presents empirical studies carried out in Egypt, Lebanon, Oman,...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Crosslinguistic Perspectives on Argument Structure

    Implications for Learnability

    Edited by Melissa Bowerman, Penelope Brown

    This book offers a unique interdisciplinary perspective on argument structure and its role in language acquisition. Drawing on a broad range of crosslinguistic data, this volume shows that languages are much more diverse in their argument structure properties than has been realized. The volume is...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Research Methods in Second Language Psycholinguistics

    By Jill Jegerski, Bill VanPatten

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Addressing a rapidly growing interest in second language research, this hands-on text provides students and researchers with the means to understand and use current methods in psycholinguistics. With a focus on the actual methods, designs, and techniques used in psycholinguistics research as they...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Second Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis

    Edited by David Birdsong

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Second Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis is the only book on the market to provide a diverse collection of perspectives, from experienced researchers, on the role of the Critical Period Hypothesis in second language acquisition. It is widely believed that age effects in both...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning

    By Jenefer Philp, Rebecca Adams, Noriko Iwashita

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning synthesizes the existing body of research on the role of peer interaction in second language learning in one comprehensive volume. In spite of the many hours that language learners spend interacting with peers in the classroom, there is a tendency to...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge