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  1. Structure in Language

    A Dynamic Perspective

    By Thomas Berg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book examines one of the allegedly unique features of human language: structure sensitivity. Its point of departure is the distinction between content and structural units, which are defined in psycholinguistic terms. The focus of the book is on structural representations, in particular their...

    Published September 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Cognitive Linguistics and Second Language Learning

    Theoretical Basics and Experimental Evidence

    By Andrea Tyler

    This book illustrates the ways that cognitive linguistics, a relatively new paradigm in language studies, can illuminate and facilitate language research and teaching. The first part of the book introduces the basics of cognitive linguistic theory in a way that is geared toward second language...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Conducting Reaction Time Research in Second Language Studies

    By Nan Jiang

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    This book offers a general introduction to reaction time research as relevant to Second Language Studies and explores a collection of tasks and paradigms that are often used in such research. It provides a lucid explanation of the technical aspects of collecting reaction time data and outlines...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Written Corrective Feedback in Second Language Acquisition and Writing

    By John Bitchener, Dana R. Ferris

    What should language and writing teachers do about giving students written corrective feedback? This book surveys theory, research, and practice on the important and sometimes controversial issue of written corrective feedback, also known as “error/grammar correction,” and its impact on second...

    Published September 25th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Teaching and Researching: Language and Culture

    2nd Edition

    By Joan Kelly Hall

    Series: Applied Linguistics in Action

    Language and culture are concepts increasingly found at the heart of developments in applied linguistics and related fields. Taken together, they can provide interesting and useful insights into the nature of language acquisition and expression. In this volume, Joan Kelly Hall gives a...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Strategies in Learning and Using a Second Language

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew D. Cohen

    Strategies in Learning and Using a Second Language examines what it takes to achieve long-term success in languages beyond the first language. Distinguishing language learning from language-use strategies, Andrew D. Cohen disentangles a morass of terminology to help the reader see what language...

    Published May 4th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Teaching and Researching: Reading

    2nd Edition

    By William Peter Grabe, Fredricka L. Stoller

    Series: Applied Linguistics in Action

    Teaching and Researching Reading was first written to help language professionals understand the complex nature of reading. Now in a thoroughly updated and improved second edition, the book expands connections from research on reading to instructional practices and teacher-initiated action research...

    Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Teaching and Researching: Listening

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Rost

    Series: Applied Linguistics in Action

    Teaching and Researching Listening provides a focused, state-of-the-art treatment of the linguistic, psycholinguistic and pragmatic processes that are involved in oral language use, and shows how these processes influence listening in a range of practical contexts. Through understanding the...

    Published January 25th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Teaching & Researching: Language Learning Strategies

    By Rebecca L. Oxford

    Series: Applied Linguistics in Action

    Over the past thirty years, the field of language learning strategies has generated a massive amount of interest and research in applied linguistics. Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies redraws the landscape of language learning strategies at just the right time. In this book...

    Published January 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Second-Language Acquisition

    Edited by Lourdes Ortega

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Second-language acquisition was born in the late 1960s as an interdisciplinary enterprise that borrowed equally from the feeder fields of linguistics, language teaching, child language acquisition, and psychology. Since then, it has expanded considerably in scope and methodology to the point that...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge