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This book addresses issues such as the relation of form to meaning, the relevance of SLA research, and the validity of task-based learning. It also contrasts universalist accounts of language learning and individual differences between learners.
A.P.R. Howatt and H.G. Widdowson
This revised and updated history covers the Renaissance to the present day, covering all the important phases of the history of English language teaching from a global perspective.
Rod Ellis and Gary Barkhuizen
This book provides a clear introduction to the main methods of analyzing samples of learner language by examining the theoretical and research bases for each.
This book addresses the most pressing and controversial issues surrounding contemporary language use today, including intercultural communication, political persuasion, new technologies, the growth of English, language in education and foreign language teaching and learning.
Research into language with relevance to real-world problems.
Applied Linguistics publishes research into language with relevance to real world problems. It promotes principled and multidisciplinary approaches to research on language-related concerns in the various fields encompassed by applied linguistics.
Diane Larsen-Freeman and Lynne Cameron
This book introduces key concepts in complexity theory and demonstrates the applicability and usefulness of these concepts to a range of areas in applied linguistics, including first and second language development, language teaching, and discourse analysis.
This book focuses attention on cultural knowledge not just as a necessary aspect of communicative competence, but as an educational objective in its own right-as an end, as well as a means, of language learning.
This book brings together a number of high-profile exchanges on controversial issues between scholars of opposing positions reacting to each other in print. It engages the reader in a critical evaluation of the points at issue.
A collection of empirical studies
This edited collection of empirical studies provides insights into a wide variety of issues at the center of current research into the relationship between conversational interaction and second language learning outcomes.