An Introduction to Applied Linguistics

3rd Edition

Norbert Schmitt, Michael P.H. Rodgers

March 29, 2019 Forthcoming
Textbook - 370 Pages - 14 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138290136 - CAT# Y317640

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An Introduction to Applied Linguistics provides a complete, authoritative and up-to-date overview of the state of the field. Divided into three sections covering: a description of language and language use; essential areas of enquiry; and the four skills and testing, the Third Edition of this highly successful textbook provides:

    • an introductory chapter which familiarises readers with key issues and recurrent themes;
    • an extended survey of a central element of Applied Linguistics over 17 chapters;
    • 2 brand-new chapters on Multilingualism and Forensic Linguistics;
    • hands-on activities and further reading sections for each chapter, encouraging practical analysis and wider reading;
    • revised and updated references in every chapter.

Authored by leading international specialists and with its accessible style, broad coverage and practical focus, this book is ideal for students of applied linguistics, TESOL, and second language pedagogy as well as practicing teachers and researchers wishing to update their knowledge.


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