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  1. Research on Politeness in the Spanish-Speaking World

    Edited by Maria Elena Placencia, Carmen Garcia-Fernandez

    One of the main contributions of this important book is that it offers a thorough survey of the theoretical and empirical developments that have occurred in the area of (im)politeness in the different regions of the Spanish-speaking world, gathering together overviews by distinguished scholars.&...

    Published November 27th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Language Policy, Culture, and Identity in Asian Contexts

    Edited by Amy B.M. Tsui, James W. Tollefson

    Bringing together scholarship on issues relating to language, culture, and identity, with a special focus on Asian countries, this volume makes an important contribution in terms of analyzing and demonstrating how language is closely linked with crucial social, political, and economic forces,...

    Published October 10th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Theories in Second Language Acquisition

    An Introduction

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams, Jessica Williams

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Theories in Second Language Acquisition surveys the major theoretical approaches currently used in second language acquisition (SLA) research, providing a systematic and coherent presentation in a single source. Each chapter follows a consistent chapter model constructed around the same set of...

    Published September 25th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition

    A Case Study

    By Donna Lardiere

    The first book-length treatment of its type, Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition is a case study with a solid theoretical grounding that examines the language of an immigrant learner of English, and thereby presents a much needed understanding of the linguistic competence of second...

    Published September 5th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Literacy and Bilingualism

    A Handbook for ALL Teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Maria Estela Brisk, Margaret M. Harrington

    This handbook applies proven techniques, derived from bilingual/bicultural classrooms, to teaching literacy in the twenty-first century. Its goal is to help teachers increase their understanding of bilingual learners in order to maximize instruction. Teachers can use this handbook to expand their...

    Published August 28th 2006 by Routledge

  6. English-Only Instruction and Immigrant Students in Secondary Schools

    A Critical Examination

    By Lee Gunderson

    This book is for teachers, teacher educators, school and district administrators, policy makers, and researchers who want to know about literacy, cultural diversity, and students who speak little or no English. It offers a rich picture of the incredible diversity of students who enter secondary...

    Published August 15th 2006 by Routledge

  7. English L2 Reading

    Getting to the Bottom, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara M. Birch

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    English L2 Reading: Getting to the Bottom, Second Edition remains a comprehensive, myth-debunking examination of how L1 features (orthographic system, phonology, morphology) can influence English L2 reading at the “bottom” of the reading process. It provides a thorough but very...

    Published August 14th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Classroom Interactions as Cross-Cultural Encounters

    Native Speakers in EFL Lessons

    By Jasmine C. M. Luk, Angel M. Y. Lin

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Classroom Interactions as Cross-Cultural Encounters is about native English speakers teaching English as a global language in non-English speaking countries. Through analysis of naturally occurring dialogic encounters, the authors examine the multifaceted ways in which teachers and students...

    Published August 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners

    Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth

    Edited by Diane August, Timothy Shanahan

    This volume reports the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. The formal charge to the panel—a distinguished group of expert researchers in reading, language, bilingualism, research methods, and education—was to identify, assess, and synthesize...

    Published July 4th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Problems in Second Language Acquisition

    By Michael H. Long

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Second language acquisition has an identity problem. It is a young field struggling to emerge from the parent fields of education and applied linguistics. In his new book, Problems in Second Language Acquisition, Mike Long proposes a way to help second language acquisition develop a...

    Published June 27th 2006 by Routledge