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How Languages are Learned

This award-winning readable introduction to research in language acquisition has sold nearly 300,000 copies. It is recommended by teacher trainers worldwide.

Updated for the 4th edition, plus new activities and online resources.

Now available in ebook format from Kobo,, and iBookstore.

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Helping students to move from intensive to extensive reading

Tips on how you can help your students progress to 'extensive' reading.

Internet activity

A fun and educational web-based activity for young learners.

What is happening in English?

Michael Swan considers how and why the English language is changing.

shaping learning together