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Forthcoming Language Acquisition Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published May 25th 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...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Current Trends in Statistical Approaches to Language Acquisition

    Edited by Toben Mintz

    Series: Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

    This volume brings together representative samples of current statistical approaches to language acquisition that span the range of sub-areas in which these approaches have been pursued. Topics covered include: phonological acquisition, the acquisition of word forms, word categories and word...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Lexical Processing and Second Language Acquisition

    By Natasha Tokowicz

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    The processing and representation of two languages is of continual interest to researchers in bilingualism and adult second language acquisition (SLA), with these issues receiving even greater attention in the past decade. Lexical processing in particular is the topic of much research because it...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Connectionism and Second Language Acquisition

    By Yasuhiro Shirai

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    The latest title in the Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition series presents a comprehensive review of connectionist research in second language acquisition (SLA). Second language reseachers and the cognitive science community will find accessible discussions of the relevance of...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Implicit Learning and Second Language Acquisition

    By John Williams, Patrick Rebuschat

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    This book presents a comprehensive review of implicit learning research in cognitive psychology and second langauge acquisition. The volume will feature analysis of the different underlying structures at work in implicit learning research, including basic research paradigms and key issues...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research

    A problem-solving approach

    By Carsten Roever, Aek Phakiti

    Series: New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

    Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research is an introduction to quantitative data analysis methods used in language assessment and second language learning and assessment research, for those with little to no background in statistics. The authors present accessible yet rigorous coverage of...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Explicit Learning in the Second Language Classroom

    A Student-Centered Approach

    By Ronald P. Leow

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Grammar Instruction and Second Language Development

    Bridging the Socio-Cognitive Divide in Theory and in Practice

    By Paul D. Toth

    Grammar Instruction and Second Language Development presents a theoretical and practical framework for how classroom instruction may affect learners’ linguistic development in a second language. It will push opposing theoretical positions toward greater accountability to the realities that...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge