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This book is open access under a CC BY licence. It spans the areas of assessment, SLA and pronunciation and examines topical issues and challenges that relate to formal and informal assessments of second language L2 speech in classroom, research and real-world contexts. It will be of interest to anyone...
Providing a solid foundation in second language acquisition, the third edition of this leading introduction to the subject is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students of linguistics, psychology and education, as well as trainee language teachers. The new edition has been revised throughout, and includes updated online resources.
The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties is the only recent book available to offer a detailed and in-depth discussion of the second language learning processes of students with specific learning difficulties SpLDs. It summarizes research advances in the fields of cognitive and educational psychology and...
This book examines translanguaging in higher education and provides clear examples of what translanguaging looks like in practice in particular contexts around the world. Chapters show how the use of translanguaging practices allows students and professors to build on their linguistic repertoires to more effectively learn content.
This book examines the applications of language learning motivation research theories and models from WEIRD Western, educated, industrialized, rich, developed contexts to the EFL situation in Asian countries. Themes include the use of L2 selves as a theoretical model of motivation, teacher motivation and demotivation in Asian educational systems.