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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Undergraduates in a Second Language

    Challenges and Complexities of Academic Literacy Development

    By Ilona Leki

    This is the first book-length study of bilingual, international, and immigrant students in English writing courses that attempts to fully embed their writing experiences within the broader frame of their personal histories, the human context of their development, and the disciplinary contexts of...

    Published June 11th 2007 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 11th 2006 by Routledge

  10. 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 26th 2006 by Routledge