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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Relating Events in Narrative, Volume 2

    Typological and Contextual Perspectives

    Edited by Sven Str”mqvist, Ludo Verhoeven, Sven Stromqvist

    Relating Events in Narrative, Volume 2: Typological and Contextual Perspectives edited by Sven Strömqvist and Ludo Verhoeven, is the much anticipated follow-up volume to Ruth Berman and Dan Slobin's successful "frog-story studies" book, Relating Events in Narrative: A Crosslinguistic...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Children's Language

    Volume 11: Interactional Contributions To Language Development

    Edited by Keith E. Nelson, Ayhan Aksu-Ko‡, Carolyn E. Johnson, Ayhan Aksu-Koc

    These volumes present coherent sets of papers developed along two of the thematic lines that underscored the program of the meeting of the International Association for the Study of Child Language in Istanbul in the summer of 1996. Thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the state of child...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Unusual Productions in Phonology

    Universals and Language-Specific Considerations

    Edited by Mehmet Yavas

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    The universalist view that acquisition of phonology is guided by universal principles has been the dominant position for decades. More recently, an alternative view has brought into focus the relationship between developmental markedness and language-specific input frequencies. With...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Early Years Second Language Education

    International perspectives on theory and practice

    Edited by Sandie Mourão, Mónica Lourenço

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

    The age for early language learning has dropped dramatically in the past decade to include children under 6 years old, yet very little published research exists to support the implementation of such programmes. Drawing on a synthesis of theory, research and practice, this edited volume makes an...

    To Be Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Rediscovering Interlanguage

    By Larry Selinker, William E. Rutherford

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    An account of the development of research and thinking in the field of learner language. Draws on wide-ranging research into contrastive analysis, bilingualism, theoretical linguistics and experimental psychology....

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A Workbook to Communicative Grammar of English

    By Edward Dr. Woods, Rudy Coppieters

    The companion text to A Communicative Grammar of English (CGE), this workbook presents an opportunity for practising the points raised in the main grammar. The units follow the order of sections in Part One and Part Two of CGE; at the beginning of each sub-unit there is a brief explanation of a...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Communicative Competence of Young Children

    A Modular Approach

    By Susan H. Foster

    Series: Studies in Language and Linguistics

    How children first acquire language is one of the central issues in linguistics. This book draws on a wide range of research, including work in developmental psychology, anthropology and sociology, to explore the processes behind child language acquisition to the preschool period....

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Learning from Picturebooks

    Perspectives from child development and literacy studies.

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Jorg Meibauer, Kerstin Nachtigaller, Katharina Rohlfing

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    Picturebooks, understood as a series of meaningful text-picture relations, are increasingly acknowledged as an autonomous sub-genre of children’s literature. Being highly complex aesthetic products, their use is deeply embedded in specific situations of joint attention between a caregiver and a...

    To Be Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Current Trends in Statistical Approaches to Language Acquisition

    Edited by Toben Mintz

    Series: Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

    This volume brings together representative samples of current statistical approaches to language acquisition that span the range of sub-areas in which these approaches have been pursued. Topics covered include: phonological acquisition, the acquisition of word forms, word categories and word...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Psychology Press