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New and Published Books

  1. Form-Meaning Connections in Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams, Susanne Rott, Mark Overstreet

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Form-Meaning Connections in Second Language Acquisition is an interdisciplinary and timely edited book of essays and empirical studies, most of which are based on the papers presented at the Form and Meaning Conference held in Chicago in 2002. The goal of the conference and now of the book is to...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited

    By Zoltán Dörnyei, Stephen Ryan

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Over the past decade, the focus of inquiry into the psychology of SLA has shifted from the analysis of various characteristics within individuals towards a greater consideration of individuals’ dynamic interactions with diverse contexts. This revisit of the bestselling The Psychology of the...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Role of First Language in Second Language Reading

    By Shiyu Wu

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Explicit Learning in the L2 Classroom

    A Student-Centered Approach

    By Ronald P. Leow

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Explicit Learning in the L2 Classroom offers a unique five-prong (theoretical, empirical, methodological, pedagogical, and model building) approach to the issue of explicit learning in the L2 classroom from a student-centered perspective. To achieve this five-prong objective, the book reports the...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Theories in Second Language Acquisition

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    The second edition of Theories in Second Language Acquisition seeks to build on the strengths of the first edition by surveying the major theories currently used in second language acquisition research. This volume is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students in SLA and...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Talking About Language Assessment: The LAQ Interviews

    Edited by Antony John Kunnan

    Series: New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

    Talking About Language Assessment is the first book to take an interview-based approach to the history of language assessment. This collection consists of interviews originally featured in Language Assessment Quarterly with renowned language assessment experts. Contextualized with commentary by the...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Second Language Sentence Processing

    By Alan Juffs, Guillermo A. Rodríguez

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    This addition to the Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition series presents a comprehensive review of the latest research findings on sentence processing in second language acquisition. The book begins with a broad overview of the core issues of second language sentence processing...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Lexical Processing and Second Language Acquisition

    By Natasha Tokowicz

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    Lexical Processing and Second Language Acquisition provides a comprehensive overview of research on second language lexical processing, integrating converging research and perspectives from Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition. The book begins by introducing the dominant issues...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Researching Identity and Interculturality

    Edited by Fred Dervin, Karen Risager

    Series: Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

    This volume focuses on advances in research methodology in an interdisciplinary field framed by discourses of identity and interculturality. It includes a range of qualitative studies: studies of interaction, narrative studies, conversation analysis, ethnographic studies, postcolonial studies and...

    Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Diagnosis of Reading in a Second or Foreign Language

    By J. Charles Alderson, Eeva-Leena Haapakangas, Ari Huhta, Lea Nieminen, Riikka Ullakonoja

    Series: New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

    The Diagnosis of Reading in a Second or Foreign Language explores the implications of language assessment research on classroom-based assessment practices by providing an in-depth look at the little-examined field of diagnosis in second and foreign language reading. This volume examines the...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge