Referring in a Second Language: Studies on Reference to Person in a Multilingual World
Defining and Assessing Lexical Proficiency
Global Perspectives on Project-Based Language Learning, Teaching, and Assessment: Key Approaches, Technology Tools, and Frameworks
The Social Lives of Study Abroad: Understanding Second Language Learners' Experiences through Social Network Analysis and Conversation Analysis
Cantonese as a Second Language: Issues, Experiences and Suggestions for Teaching and Learning
Jonathon Ryan, Peter Crosthwaite
April 08, 2020
The introduction and tracking of individuals over extended discourse, known as referential movement, is a central feature of coherence, and accounts for ‘about every third word of discourse’. Located at the intersection of pragmatics and grammar, reference is now proving a rich and enduring source...
March 20, 2020
While there is much in the literature on ESL development, this book is the first of its kind to track the development of specific language abilities in an Intensive English Program (IEP) longitudinally and highlights the implications of this particular study’s findings for future IEP implementation...
Paul Booth, Jon Clenton
February 10, 2020
This collection brings together recent research on the influences between first and additional languages with a focus on the development of multilingual lexicons. Featuring work from an international group of scholars, the volume examines the complex dynamics underpinning vocabulary in second and...
November 07, 2019
This comprehensive account of performance-based assessment of L2 lexical proficiency analyzes and compares two of the primary methods of evaluation used in the field and unpacks the ways in which they tap into different dimensions of one model of lexical competence and proficiency. This book builds...
Gulbahar Beckett, Tammy Slater
October 10, 2019
This volume provides a comprehensive account of project-based language learning (PBLL) which showcases key theoretical approaches, empirical research, technological tools, and research-based frameworks to help further PBLL implementation and research. Taking its cue from the conclusions drawn from...
June 03, 2019
This volume presents an innovative approach to understanding the language socialization process of second language learners in study abroad programs, focusing on the case of study abroad programs in Japan. Study abroad experiences are so diverse that both macro and micro viewpoints are needed to...
John C. Wakefield
April 11, 2019
Cantonese is a language from southern China that is spoken by roughly 70 million people worldwide. It is the language of Hong Kong cinema and has traditionally been the most prominent language spoken in Chinatowns around the world. People choose to learn Cantonese for a variety of social and...
Linda Mingfang Li
October 22, 2018
This book provides a comprehensive account of language management and planning at Confucius Institutes in the UK, implementing an ethnographic approach grounded in language management theory. As a global language promotion organization, Confucius Institutes have previously been discussed in the...
Åsta Haukås, Camilla Bjørke, Magne Dypedahl
June 08, 2018
The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351049139, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. This volume offers an exhaustive look at the latest research on metacognition in language...
May 03, 2017
This book highlights the ways in which insights from technology-mediated project-based language learning research can contribute to our understanding of both learner interaction in specific cultural contexts but also of the role of technology in language learning more generally. The volume situates...
March 22, 2017
This volume demystifies the procedures and practical uses of Grounded Theory, a well-established research methodology used around the world today by social scientists, teachers, and qualitative researchers. Intended for graduate students, supervisors, and researchers, it provides readers with the...