Inside Applied Linguistics (60)
Examines how formulaic language ("lexical chunks") is used in a variety of real-life situations.
Presents a framework for examining the existence and function of formulaic language and tests it extensively against language data within a wide variety of language samples. Formulaic language is a fast-growing area of applied linguistic research, and the author is a key figure in this field.
This book explores the notion that the reason some learners of second languages excel and others struggle lies in what the learners themselves do-the strategies they bring to language learning and to language use.
A collection of empirical studies
Edited by Alison Mackey
This edited collection of empirical studies examines the link between interaction and second language learning.
Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methodologies
A comprehensive overview of research methodology in applied linguistics which describes the various stages of qualitative and quantitative investigations, from collecting the data to reporting the results.
An account of how meaning is expressed and interpreted in spoken and written texts. The book explains key concepts like context, co-text and schema. By Professor Henry Widdowson. Part of the Oxford Introductions to Language Study.