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Second Language Acquisition

Catalogue

Rod Ellis
Series Editor: H. G. Widdowson

Format: Paperback

Makes the essentials of this rapidly expanding area of study accessible to readers encountering it for the first time. By Rod Ellis. Part of the Oxford Introductions to Language Study series.

Language Testing in Practice

Catalogue

Designing and Developing Useful Language Tests

Lyle F Bachman and Adrian S Palmer

Format: Paperback

Relates language testing practice to current views of communicative language teaching and testing. By Lyle F Bachman and Adrian S Palmer. Part of the Oxford Applied Linguistics series.

Linguistics

Catalogue

Author and series editor: H. G. Widdowson

Format: Paperback

Provides a succinct but lucid outline of the ways in which language has been defined, described, and explored. By H G Widdowson. Part of the Oxford Introductions to Language Study series.

Pragmatics

Catalogue

George Yule
Series Editor: H. G. Widdowson

Format: Paperback

Explains, and illustrates, basic concepts such as the co-operative principle, deixis, and speech acts. By George Yule. Part of the Oxford Introductions to Language Study series.

Principle and Practice in Applied Linguistics

Catalogue

Studies in Honour of H. G. Widdowson

Edited by Guy Cook and Barbara Seidlhofer

Format: Paperback

Provides a comprehensive overview of the many and diverse areas in applied linguistics today. Edited by Guy Cook and Barbara Seidlhofer. Part of the Oxford Applied Linguistics series.

Context and Culture in Language Teaching

Catalogue

Claire Kramsch

Format: Paperback

Focuses attention not just on cultural knowledge as a necessary aspect of communicative competence, but as an educational objective. By Claire Kramsch. Part of the Oxford Applied Linguistics series.

Practical Stylistics

Catalogue

An Approach to Poetry

H G Widdowson

Format: Paperback

This book takes a particular perspective on the nature of poetry and follows this through to proposals for teaching. By H G Widdowson. Part of the Oxford Applied Linguistics series.

Lexical Phrases and Language Teaching

Catalogue

James R Nattinger and Jeanette S DeCarrico

Format: Paperback

Recent second language acquisition research is used here to present a language teaching programme based on the use of 'prefabricated language'. By James R Nattinger and Jeanette S DeCarrico. Part of the Oxford Applied Linguistics series.

Linguistic Imperialism

Catalogue

Robert Phillipson

Format: Paperback

Explores the contemporary phenomenon of English as an international language, and sets out to analyse how and why the language has become so dominant. By Robert Phillipson. Part of the Oxford Applied Linguistics series.

Fundamental Considerations in Language Testing

Catalogue

A hands-on introduction to language testing theory and practice.

Lyle F Bachman

Format: Paperback

A clear and authoritative discussion of the basic concerns which underlie the development and use of language tests. By Lyle F Bachman. Part of the Oxford Applied Linguistics series.