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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Diversity within Multiliteracies

    Complexity in Teaching and Learning

    Edited by Fenice B. Boyd, Cynthia H. Brock

    Using a multiliteracies theoretical framework highlighting social diversity and multimodality as central in the process of meaning making, this book examines literacy teaching and learning as embedded in cultural, linguistic, racial, sexual, and gendered contexts and explores ways to foster...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ambiguities and Tensions in English Language Teaching

    Portraits of EFL Teachers as Legitimate Speakers

    By Peter Sayer

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    The central theme of this book is the ambiguities and tensions teachers face as they attempt to position themselves in ways that legitimize them as language teachers, and as English speakers. Focusing on three EFL teachers and their schools in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, it...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Leadership for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Schools

    By Martin Scanlan, Francesca A. López

    Leadership for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Schools provides aspiring and practicing leaders the guidance to lead, organize, and support their schools to effectively serve linguistically and culturally diverse students. Authors Scanlan and López explore how schools can cultivate...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Teaching About Dialect Variations and Language in Secondary English Classrooms

    Power, Prestige, and Prejudice

    By Michelle D. Devereaux

    Standardized tests demand Standard English, but secondary students (grades 6-12) come to school speaking a variety of dialects and languages, thus creating a conflict between students’ language of nurture and the expectations of school. The purpose of this text is twofold: to explain and illustrate...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Language Learning Beyond the Classroom

    Edited by David Nunan, Jack C. Richards

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This volume presents case studies of language learning beyond the classroom. The studies draw on a wide range of contexts, from North and South America to Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Each provides principled links between theory, research and practice. While out-of-class learning will not...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Academic Writing

    A Handbook for International Students, 4th Edition

    By Stephen Bailey

    Most international students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, but writing good academic English is one of the most demanding tasks students face. This new, fourth edition of Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students has been completely revised to help students...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Role of English Teaching in Modern Japan

    Diversity and multiculturalism through English language education in a globalized era

    By Mieko Yamada

    Series: Routledge Research in Language Education

    The Role of English Teaching in Modern Japan examines the complex nature of Japan’s promotion of English as a Foreign Language (EFL). In globalized societies where people with different native languages communicate through English, multicultural and multilinguistic interactions are widely created....

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Pronunciation for English as an International Language

    From research to practice

    By Ee-Ling Low

    Series: Routledge Research in Language Education

    Pronunciation plays a crucial role in learning English as an international language, yet often remains marginalised by educators due to a lack of required phonetic and phonological knowledge. Pronunciation for English as an International Language bridges the gap between phonetics, phonology and...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge