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  1. 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 14th 2010 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 7th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 27th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 13th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 13th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Language and Culture

    Reflective Narratives and the Emergence of Identity

    Edited by David Nunan, Julie Choi

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This state-of-the-art exploration of language, culture, and identity is orchestrated through prominent scholars’ and teachers’ narratives, each weaving together three elements: a personal account based on one or more memorable or critical incidents that occurred in the course of learning or using a...

    Published March 7th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Questionnaires in Second Language Research

    Construction, Administration, and Processing, 2nd Edition

    By Zoltán Dörnyei, Tatsuya Taguchi

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Questionnaires in Second Language Research: Construction, Administration, and Processing is the first guide in the second language field devoted to the question of how to produce and use questionnaires as reliable and valid research instruments. It offers a thorough overview of the theory of...

    Published November 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Teaching Readers of English

    Students, Texts, and Contexts

    By John Hedgcock, Dana R. Ferris

    A comprehensive manual for pre- and in-service ESL and EFL educators, this frontline text balances insights from current reading theory and research with highly practical, field-tested strategies for teaching and assessing L2 reading in secondary and post-secondary contexts. Teaching Readers...

    Published March 22nd 2009 by Routledge