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  1. Foreign Accent

    The Ontogeny and Phylogeny of Second Language Phonology

    By Roy C. Major

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Even though second-language learners may master the grammar and vocabulary of the new languages, they almost never achieve a native phonology (accent). Scholars and professionals dealing with second-language learners would agree that this is one of the most persistent challenges they face. Now,...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Bilingualism and Language Disability (PLE: Psycholinguistics)

    Assessment and Remediation

    Edited by Nick Miller

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Psycholinguistics

    Society is becoming increasingly multi-lingual and this presents monolingual professionals, particularly those in special education and speech pathology, with severe problems. Is the language delay in a child from a bilingual environment a result of this background or is there a specific speech...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Dialogue With Bakhtin on Second and Foreign Language Learning

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Joan Kelly Hall, Gergana Vitanova, Ludmila A. Marchenkova

    This volume is the first to explore links between the Russian linguist Mikhail Bakhtin's theoretical insights about language and practical concerns with second and foreign language learning and teaching. Situated within a strong conceptual framework and drawing from a rich empirical base, it...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Second Language Acquisition

    An Introductory Course, 4th Edition

    By Susan M. Gass, Jennifer Behney, Luke Plonsky

    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...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Interlanguage Variation in Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspective

    By H.D. Adamson

    In this book H.D. Adamson reviews scholarship in sociolinguistics and second language acquisition, comparing theories of variation in first and second-language speech, with special attention to the psychological underpinnings of variation theory. Interlanguage is what second language learners speak...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Considering Emotions in Critical English Language Teaching

    Theories and Praxis

    By Sarah Benesch

    Groundbreaking in the ways it makes new connections among emotion, critical theory, and pedagogy, this book explores the role of students’ and teachers’ emotions in college instruction, illuminating key literacy and identity issues faced by immigrant students learning English in postsecondary...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Conducting Reaction Time Research in Second Language Studies

    By Nan Jiang

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    This book offers a general introduction to reaction time research as relevant to Second Language Studies and explores a collection of tasks and paradigms that are often used in such research. It provides a lucid explanation of the technical aspects of collecting reaction time data and outlines...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Early Biliteracy Development

    Exploring Young Learners' Use of Their Linguistic Resources

    Edited by Eurydice B. Bauer, Mileidis Gort

    A large and growing number of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the US and around the world have the potential to develop bilingualism and biliteracy if supported in their immediate environment. At the forefront in focusing exclusively on biliteracy development in...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Christian and Critical English Language Educators in Dialogue

    Pedagogical and Ethical Dilemmas

    Edited by Mary Shepard Wong, Suresh Canagarajah

    The legacy of English teaching and Christian missionaries is a flashpoint within the field of English language teaching. This critical examination of the place of Christianity in the field is unique in presenting the voices of TESOL professionals from a wide range of religious and spiritual...

    Published June 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Intelligibility in World Englishes

    Theory and Application

    By Cecil L. Nelson

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Intelligibility is the term most generally used to address the complex of criteria that describe, broadly, how useful someone’s English is when talking or writing to someone else. Set within the paradigm of world Englishes – which posits that the Englishes of the world may be seen as flexibly...

    Published May 1st 2011 by Routledge