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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 8th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Language Development Over the Lifespan

    By Kees de Bot, Robert W. Schrauf

    Language Development Over the Lifespan is a reference resource for those conducting research on language development and the aging process, and a supplementary textbook for courses in applied linguistics/bilingualism programs that focus on language attrition/aging and adult literacy...

    Published February 10th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Crosslinguistic Approaches to the Psychology of Language

    Research in the Tradition of Dan Isaac Slobin

    Edited by Jiansheng Guo, Elena Lieven, Nancy Budwig, Susan Ervin-Tripp, Keiko Nakamura, Seyda Ozcaliskan

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    This volume covers state-of-the-art research in the field of crosslinguistic approaches to the psychology of language. The forty chapters cover a wide range of topics that represent the many research interests of a pioneer, Dan Isaac Slobin, who has been a major intellectual and creative force in...

    Published December 22nd 2008 by Psychology Press

  10. Affirming Students' Right to their Own Language

    Bridging Language Policies and Pedagogical Practices

    Edited by Jerrie Cobb Scott, Dolores Y. Straker, Laurie Katz

    A Co-publication of the National Council of Teachers of English and Routledge. How can teachers make sound pedagogical decisions and advocate for educational policies that best serve the needs of students in today’s diverse classrooms? What is the pedagogical value of providing culturally and...

    Published November 3rd 2008 by Routledge