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Recording Eye Movement in Second Language Research

Recording Eye Movement in Second Language Research

Forthcoming

Aline Godfroid
December 31, 2018

Using Judgments in Second Language Acquisition Research

Using Judgments in Second Language Acquisition Research

Forthcoming

Patricia Spinner, Susan M. Gass
December 31, 2018

Synthesizing the theory behind and methodology for conducting grammaticality judgment tests, Using Judgments in Second Language Acquisition Research aims to clarify the issues surrounding this method and to provide best practices in its use. The text is grounded on a balanced and comprehensive...

Understanding Formulaic Language: A Second Language Acquisition Perspective

Understanding Formulaic Language: A Second Language Acquisition Perspective

Forthcoming

Anna Siyanova-Chanturia, Ana Pellicer-Sánchez
September 11, 2018

Multi- and interdisciplinary in nature, Understanding Formulaic Language brings together leading researchers in the field to provide a state-of-the-art account of what is known about the acquisition, processing, and use of formulaic language, focusing, in particular, on the recent developments and...

Second Language Task-Based Performance: Theory, Research, Assessment

Second Language Task-Based Performance: Theory, Research, Assessment

Peter Skehan
July 06, 2018

Second Language Task-Based Performance is the first book to synthesize Peter Skehan’s theoretical and empirical contributions all in one place. With three distinct themes explored in each section (theory, empirical studies, and assessment), Skehan’s influential body of work is organized in such a...

Second Language Processing: An Introduction

Second Language Processing: An Introduction

Nan Jiang
March 23, 2018

Second Language Processing: An Introduction is the first textbook to offer a thorough introduction to the field of second language processing (SLP). The study of SLP seeks to illuminate the cognitive processes underlying the processing of a non-native language. While current literature...

Salience in Second Language Acquisition

Salience in Second Language Acquisition

Susan M. Gass, Patti Spinner, Jennifer Behney
August 22, 2017

Salience in Second Language Acquisition brings together contributions from top scholars of second language acquisition (SLA) in a comprehensive volume of the existing literature and current research on salience. In the first book to focus exclusively on this integral topic, the editors and...

The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties

The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties

Judit Kormos
December 20, 2016

The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties is the only recent book available to offer a detailed and in-depth discussion of the second language learning processes of students with specific learning difficulties (SpLDs). It summarizes research advances in...

Understanding, Evaluating, and Conducting Second Language Writing Research

Understanding, Evaluating, and Conducting Second Language Writing Research

Charlene Polio, Debra A. Friedman
November 09, 2016

Understanding, Evaluating, and Conducting Second Language Writing Research speaks to the rapidly growing area of second language writing by providing a uniquely balanced approach to L2 writing research. While other books favor either a qualitative or quantitative approach to second language...

Stimulated Recall Methodology in Applied Linguistics and L2 Research

Stimulated Recall Methodology in Applied Linguistics and L2 Research

Susan M. Gass, Alison Mackey
September 28, 2016

Stimulated Recall Methodology in Applied Linguistics and L2 Research provides researchers and students in second language acquisition and applied linguistics with the only how-to guide on using stimulated recalls in their research practice. This new edition expands on the scope of the previous...

SLA Research and Materials Development for Language Learning

SLA Research and Materials Development for Language Learning

Brian Tomlinson
May 27, 2016

SLA Research and Materials Development for Language Learning is the only book available to focus on the interaction between second language acquisition theory and materials development for language learning. It consists of contributions written by experts in SLA, experts in materials development,...

Advancing Methodology and Practice: The IRIS Repository of Instruments for Research into Second Languages

Advancing Methodology and Practice: The IRIS Repository of Instruments for Research into Second Languages

Alison Mackey, Emma Marsden
November 24, 2015

Instruments for Research into Second Languages is an accessible introduction to understanding and evaluating existing and emerging methodologies in L2 research. The book provides an introduction to the data collection materials available in the IRIS database. IRIS is an open access, searchable...

Ethics in Applied Linguistics Research: Language Researcher Narratives

Ethics in Applied Linguistics Research: Language Researcher Narratives

Peter I. De Costa
November 04, 2015

Ethics in Applied Linguistics Research explores how ethical issues are negotiated in different areas of language research, illustrating for graduate students in applied linguistics the ethical dilemmas they might encounter in the research methodology classroom and how they might be addressed. This...

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