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  1. 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 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning

    Volume 2

    Edited by Eli Hinkel

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This landmark volume provides a broad-based, comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research into second language teaching and learning. All authors are leading authorities in their areas of expertise. The chapters, all completely new for Volume 2, are organized in eight...

    Published January 18th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Language and Bilingual Cognition

    Edited by Vivian Cook, Benedetta Bassetti

    This innovative volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of the relationship between language and cognition with a focus on bilinguals. It brings together contributions from international leading figures in various disciplines and showcases contemporary research on the emerging area of bilingual...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Psychology Press

  5. Teaching Grammar in Second Language Classrooms

    Integrating Form-Focused Instruction in Communicative Context

    By Hossein Nassaji, Sandra S. Fotos

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Recent SLA research recognizes the necessity of attention to grammar and demonstrates that form-focused instruction is especially effective when it is incorporated into a meaningful communicative context. Designed specifically for second-language teachers, this text identifies and explores the...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Becoming Biliterate

    Identity, Ideology, and Learning to Read and Write in Two Languages

    By Bobbie Kabuto

    Through the real-life context of one child learning to be bilingual and biliterate, this book raises questions and provides a context for pre-service and practicing teachers to understand and reflect on how children learn to read and write in multiple languages. Highlighting the social and...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Advanced Second-Language Reading

    By Elizabeth B. Bernhardt

    What distinguishes this book is its broad, yet thorough, view of theory, process, and research on adult second-language reading. Offering extensive discussions of upper-register second-language texts (both expository and narrative) that adult second-language readers encounter daily across the globe...

    Published July 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Cognitive Bases of Second Language Fluency

    By Norman Segalowitz

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    Exploring fluency from multiple vantage points that together constitute a cognitive science perspective, this book examines research in second language acquisition and bilingualism that points to promising avenues for understanding and promoting second language fluency. Cognitive Bases of Second...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Think-Aloud Controversy in Second Language Research

    By Melissa A. Bowles

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    The Think-Aloud Controversy in Second Language Research aims to answer key questions about the validity and uses of think-alouds, verbal reports completed by research participants while they perform a task. It offers an overview of how think-alouds have been used in language research and presents a...

    Published May 5th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Conversation Analysis and Second Language Pedagogy

    A Guide for ESL/ EFL Teachers

    By Jean Wong, Hansun Zhang Waring

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Conversation and speaking skills are the key building blocks for much of language learning. This text increases teachers’ awareness about spoken language and suggests ways of applying that knowledge to teaching second-language interaction skills based on insights from Conversation Analysis (CA)....

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge