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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Exploring Language Pedagogy through Second Language Acquisition Research

    By Rod Ellis, Natsuko Shintani

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Second Language Acquisition

    An Introductory Course, 4th Edition

    By Susan M. Gass, Jennifer Behney, Luke Plonsky

    Now in a fourth edition, this bestselling introductory textbook remains the cornerstone volume for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). Its chapters have been fully updated, and reorganized where appropriate, to provide a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the field and its related...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge