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New and Published Textbooks

  1. Cognitive Development

    An Advanced Textbook

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Michael E. Lamb

    This new text consists of parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition along with new introductory material that as a whole provides a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of cognitive development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Psychology Press

  2. Routes to Language

    Studies in Honor of Melissa Bowerman

    Edited by Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    This volume contains contributions from leaders in the field of child language in honor of one of the preeminent scholars in the field of child language acquisition, Melissa Bowerman. Melissa Bowerman has had a profound, widespread, and enduring influence on research conducted in the field for...

    Published December 19th 2008 by Psychology Press

  3. Understanding Developmental Language Disorders

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Courtenay Frazier Norbury, J. Bruce Tomblin, Dorothy V.M. Bishop

    Developmental language disorders (DLD) occur when a child fails to develop his or her native language often for no apparent reason. Delayed development of speech and/or language is one of the most common reasons for parents of preschool children to seek the advice of their family doctor. Although...

    Published July 1st 2008 by Psychology Press

  4. An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching

    2nd Edition

    By Keith Johnson

    Series: Learning about Language

    An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching presents an engaging, student-friendly guide to the fields of foreign language learning and teaching. For students beginning their study of these fields, the book provides essential background information, dealing with language learning and...

    Published June 19th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Syllable in Speech Production

    Perspectives on the Frame Content Theory

    Edited by Barbara L. Davis, Krisztina Zajdo

    As a testament to the scope of Peter MacNeilage’s scholarly work across his 40 year career, contributions to this tribute volume represent a broad spectrum of the seminal issues addressed by phonetic and evolutionary science over a number of years. Approaches to the problems raised by attempting to...

    Published February 8th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  6. The Bilingualism Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Li Wei

    The Bilingualism Reader is the definitive reader for the study of bilingualism. Designed as an integrated and structured student resource it provides invaluable editorial material that guides the reader through different sections and covers: definitions and typology of bilingualism language...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Cognitive Linguistics

    An Introduction

    By Vyvyan Evans, Melanie Green

    A general introduction to the area of theoretical linguistics known as cognitive linguistics, this textbook provides up-to-date coverage of all areas of the field, including recent developments within cognitive semantics (such as Primary Metaphor Theory, Conceptual Blending Theory, and Principled...

    Published March 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  8. Introducing Cognitive Development

    By Laura Taylor

    Series: Psychology Focus

    Interest in cognitive development has been resurgent in recent years as a result of continuing improvements in technology and the new methods of research these enable. Introducing Cognitive Development brings a new focus and clarity to this theoretically complex area. Using numerous illustrations...

    Published October 6th 2005 by Psychology Press

  9. The Child Language Reader

    Edited by Kate Trott, Sushie Dobbinson, Patrick Griffiths

    The Child Language Reader provides an introduction to the most important research in child language acquisition and development. Including extensive editorial introductions, which explain key background, assumptions and terminology, and organized into thematic sections, it brings the reader into...

    Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Testing Second Language Speaking

    By Glenn Fulcher

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    The testing and assessment of second language learners is an essential part of the language learning process. Glenn Fulcher's Testing Second Language Speaking is a state-of-the-art volume that considers the assessment of speaking from historical, theoretical and practical perspectives.The book...

    Published August 27th 2003 by Routledge