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LINGUIST List 17.1228

Sun Apr 23 2006

Books: Applied Linguistics/Lang Acquisition: Leaver et al

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers are available at the end of this issue.
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        1.    Joyce Reid, Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition: Leaver, Ehrman, Shekhtman


Message 1: Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition: Leaver, Ehrman, Shekhtman
Date: 23-Apr-2006
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcup.org>
Subject: Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition: Leaver, Ehrman, Shekhtman


Title: Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition
Published: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=052154663X

Author: Betty Lou Leaver, Jordan University of Science and Technology
Author: Madeline Ehrman
Author: Boris Shekhtman
Electronic: ISBN: 0511111894 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 24.00
Hardback: ISBN: 0521837510 Pages: 280 Price: U.S. $ 80.00
Paperback: ISBN: 052154663X Pages: 280 Price: U.S. $ 29.99
Abstract:

Aimed at beginning to intermediate undergraduates and above, this textbook
is designed to help the student achieve optimal success as a language
learner and user. It teaches students to understand their own preferences
in learning, develop individual learning plans and approaches, and select
appropriate learning strategies. Each chapter contains an overview and
review section, with learning activities that students can carry out
either individually or in classrooms.

Contents
Part I.
Learning:
1. Planning foreign-language study;
2. The role of cognition in second language acquisition;
3. Learning styles and learning strategies;
4. Understanding feelings and personality in language learning;
5. Interpersonal dynamics in the learning process;
Part II.
Language:
6. Verbal languages;
7. Sociolinguistics: the right expression;
8. Unspoken communication;
Part III.
Independence:
9. Self-regulation and learner autonomy;
10. Controlling spoken and written communication.


Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=19238


-------------------------- Major Supporters --------------------------
Blackwell Publishing http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Anthropological Linguistics http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/
CSLI Publications http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://ipra-www.uia.ac.be/ipra/
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 




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