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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Peter Robinson, Nick C. Ellis

    This cutting-edge volume describes the implications of Cognitive Linguistics for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). The first two sections identify theoretical and empirical strands of Cognitive Linguistics, presenting them as a coherent whole. The third section discusses the relevance...

    Published February 25th 2008 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    This important text provides a general overview of the methods and theories used in the broad domain of bilingualism. The unique interdisciplinary approach, which is reflected in the various topics covered, gives students a global picture of the field. Topics range from early childhood intellectual...

    Published January 7th 2008 by Psychology Press

  7. Problematizing Identity

    Everyday Struggles in Language, Culture, and Education

    Edited by Angel M. Y. Lin

    This book argues that identity as a term needs to be problematized, not taken for granted – for both the risks and the potential that the concept offers to educators for understanding issues of social inequality and how social inequality is being reproduced, and for exploring possible alternative...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Crosslinguistic Influence in Language and Cognition

    By Scott Jarvis, Aneta Pavlenko

    A cogent, freshly written synthesis of new and classic work on crosslinguistic influence, or language transfer, this book is an authoritative account of transfer in second-language learning and its consequences for language and thought. It covers transfer in both production and...

    Published October 26th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Case Study Research in Applied Linguistics

    By Patricia Duff

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Case studies of individual language learners are a valuable means of illustrating issues connected with learning, using, and in some cases, losing another language. Yet, even though increasing numbers of graduate students and scholars conduct research using case studies or mix quantitative and...

    Published October 4th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Adult Biliteracy

    Sociocultural and Programmatic Responses

    Edited by Klaudia M. Rivera, Ana Huerta-Macias

    Offering an in-depth view of adult literacy/biliteracy by merging two fields—adult literacy and English as a Second Language—this volume brings to the forefront linguistic, demographic, sociocultural, workforce, familial, academic, and other issues surrounding the development of...

    Published August 31st 2007 by Routledge