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Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction

Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction

3rd Edition

Forthcoming

Bill VanPatten, Gregory D. Keating, Stefanie Wulff
March 15, 2020

This third edition of the best-selling Theories in Second Language Acquisition surveys the major theories currently used in second language acquisition (SLA) research, serving as an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students in SLA and language teaching. Designed to provide a...

Eye Tracking in Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism: A Research Synthesis and Methodological Guide

Eye Tracking in Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism: A Research Synthesis and Methodological Guide

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Aline Godfroid
November 20, 2019

Eye Tracking in Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism provides foundational knowledge and hands-on advice for designing, conducting, and analysing eye-tracking research in applied linguistics. Godfroid’s research synthesis and methodological guide introduces the reader to fundamental facts...

Language Aptitude: Advancing Theory, Testing, Research and Practice

Language Aptitude: Advancing Theory, Testing, Research and Practice

1st Edition

Zhisheng (Edward) Wen, Peter Skehan, Adriana Biedroń, Shaofeng Li, Richard L. Sparks
May 20, 2019

Language Aptitude: Advancing Theory, Testing, Research and Practice brings together cutting-edge global perspectives on foreign language aptitude. Drawing from educational psychology, cognitive science, and neuroscience, the editors have assembled interdisciplinary authors writing for an applied...

Using Judgments in Second Language Acquisition Research

Using Judgments in Second Language Acquisition Research

1st Edition

Patti Spinner, Susan M. Gass
February 25, 2019

Synthesizing the theory behind and methodology for conducting 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 background of the...

Doing Replication Research in Applied Linguistics

Doing Replication Research in Applied Linguistics

1st Edition

Graeme Porte, Kevin McManus
January 09, 2019

Doing Replication Research in Applied Linguistics is the only book available to specifically discuss the applied aspects of how to carry out replication studies in Applied Linguistics. This text takes the reader from seeking out a suitable study for replication, through deciding on the...

Understanding Formulaic Language: A Second Language Acquisition Perspective

Understanding Formulaic Language: A Second Language Acquisition Perspective

1st Edition

Anna Siyanova-Chanturia, Ana Pellicer-Sánchez
October 18, 2018

Understanding Formulaic Language: A Second Language Acquisition Perspective brings together leading scholars to provide a state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary account of the acquisition, processing, and use of formulaic language. Contributors present three distinct but complementary perspectives on...

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

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

2nd Edition

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...

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