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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Second Language Acquisition — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Second Language Acquisition Theory and Pedagogy

    Edited by Fred R. Eckman, Jean Mileham, Rita Rutkowski Weber, Diane Highland, Peter W. Lee

    A volume on second-language acquisition theory and pedagogy is, at the same time, a mark of progress and a bit of an anomaly. The progress is shown by the fact that the two disciplines have established themselves as areas of study not only distinct from each other, but also different from...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Peter Robinson

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition offers a user-friendly, authoritative survey of terms and constructs that are important to understanding research in second language acquisition (SLA) and its applications. The Encyclopedia is designed for use as a reference tool by students...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Introduction to Instructed Second Language Acquisition

    By Shawn Loewen

    Introduction to Instructed Second Language Acquisition is the first book to present a cohesive view of the different theoretical and pedagogical perspectives that comprise instructed second language acquisition (ISLA), defined as any type of learning that occurs as a result of the manipulating the...

    Published July 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sociolinguistics and Second Language Acquisition

    Learning to Use Language in Context

    By Kimberly L. Geeslin, Avizia Yim Long

    Sociolinguistics and Second Language Acquisition is a comprehensive textbook that bridges the gap between the fields of sociolinguistics and second language acquisition, exploring the variety of ways in which social context influences the acquisition of a second language. It reviews basic...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Research Methods in Second Language Psycholinguistics

    By Jill Jegerski, Bill VanPatten

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Addressing a rapidly growing interest in second language research, this hands-on text provides students and researchers with the means to understand and use current methods in psycholinguistics. With a focus on the actual methods, designs, and techniques used in psycholinguistics research as they...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Second Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis

    Edited by David Birdsong

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Second Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis is the only book on the market to provide a diverse collection of perspectives, from experienced researchers, on the role of the Critical Period Hypothesis in second language acquisition. It is widely believed that age effects in both...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research

    By Gary Barkhuizen, Phil Benson, Alice Chik

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research provides an entry-level introduction to research methods using stories, as data or as a means of presenting findings, that is grounded in published empirical research within the field of language teaching and learning. It discusses basic...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning

    By Jenefer Philp, Rebecca Adams, Noriko Iwashita

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning synthesizes the existing body of research on the role of peer interaction in second language learning in one comprehensive volume. In spite of the many hours that language learners spend interacting with peers in the classroom, there is a tendency to...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Foreign Accent

    The Ontogeny and Phylogeny of Second Language Phonology

    By Roy C. Major

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Even though second-language learners may master the grammar and vocabulary of the new languages, they almost never achieve a native phonology (accent). Scholars and professionals dealing with second-language learners would agree that this is one of the most persistent challenges they face. Now,...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge