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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 28 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. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 11th 2014 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 September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge