Language acquisition

    Language Learner Autonomy

    By David Little

    Paperback £28.67

    This book combines detailed accounts of classroom practice with empirical and case-study research and a wide-ranging engagement with applied linguistic and pedagogical theory. Points for discussion encourage readers to relate the argument of each chapter to their own context, and the book concludes with some reflections on teacher education.

    Japanese Writing System

    By Heath Rose

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    This is the first book devoted to exploring issues of learning written Japanese, focusing on the challenges the writing system poses for the second language learner. It weaves together previous research on Japanese second language acquisition and kanji learning with original studies on self-regulation and kanji learning strategies.

    Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

    By Noam Chomsky

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    Berwick and Chomsky draw on recent developments in linguistic theory to offer an evolutionary account of language and humans' remarkable, species-specific ability to acquire it.

    New Insights into Language Anxiety

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    This book provides an overview of current theory, research and practice in the field of language anxiety and brings together a range of perspectives on this psychological construct in a single volume. Chapters show that language anxiety can be viewed as a complex and dynamic construct and can be researched...

    Beyond Age Effects in Instructional L2 Learning

    By David Singleton

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    Combining advanced quantitative methods in classroom research with individual-level qualitative data, this study demonstrates that the capacity of late starters vastly surpasses popular expectations. It shows that age of onset is irrelevant for many aspects of language acquisition and that for a variety of reasons a later onset can be...

    Coming Home

    By Michael McCaughan

    Paperback £10.25

    Packed with anecdotes and exercises,this is the story of Michael McCaughan's journey through the Irish language - the ups and downs, the breakthroughs and setbacks - and a guide for others anxious to follow in his footsteps and strike out in search of the gra.

    Linguanomics

    By Gabrielle Hogan-Brun

    Paperback £12.20

    Globalization, the Internet and an era of mass travel have combined to produce a world with a language mix on a huge scale. Linguanomics explains this multilingualism in a material, economic and cultural sense. What is the effect of this multilingualism on society, organizations and individuals? What are the economic...

    Linguanomics

    By Gabrielle Hogan-Brun

    Hardback £36.21

    Globalization, the Internet and an era of mass travel have combined to produce a world with a language mix on a huge scale. Linguanomics explains this multilingualism in a material, economic and cultural sense. What is the effect of this multilingualism on society, organizations and individuals? What are the economic...

    Future Research Directions for Applied Linguistics

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    Teaching and Researching Speaking

    By Rebecca Hughes

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    "Second edition published 2011 by Pearson Education Limited."

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