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New and Published Books

  1. Studies in the Pronunciation of English

    A Commemorative Volume in Honour of A.C. Gimson

    Edited by Susan Ramsaran

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1990, this collection celebrates the life and work of Professor A. C. Gimson, four years after his untimely death in 1985. A. C. Gimson, Professor of Phonetics at University College London, 1966-83, was the most distinguished and influential phonetician of his day concentrating...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Elements of English

    An Introduction to the Principles of the Study of Language

    By William Branford

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1967, this book was based on new descriptions of English emerging from recent research. It provides an introduction to the study of the English language for the first-year university student. It will also be invaluable to all those concerned with the teaching and learning of...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  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 21st 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative in L2 Education

    Vygotskian Praxis and the Research/Practice Divide

    By James P. Lantolf, Matthew E. Poehner

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Explicating clearly and concisely the full implication of a praxis-oriented language pedagogy, this book argues for an approach to language teaching grounded in a significant scientific theory of human learning—a stance that rejects the consumer approach to theory and the dichotomy between theory...

    Published February 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education

    Edited by Jason Goulah

    Daisaku Ikeda (b. 1928) is an international Buddhist leader, peacebuilder, prolific author, and the founder of the secular Soka kindergartens, elementary and secondary schools, women’s college and universities in seven countries across Asia and the Americas. He has emerged as an important...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Child Language Acquisition

    By Caroline Rowland

    Series: Understanding Language

    Taking an accessible and cross-linguistic approach, Understanding Child Language Acquisition introduces readers to the most important research on child language acquisition over the last fifty years, as well as to some of the most influential theories in the field. Rather than just describing what...

    Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge