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LINGUIST List 22.3558

Mon Sep 12 2011

Books: Applied Linguistics/Language Acquisition: Pienemann, Keßler (Eds)

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Studying Processability Theory: Pienemann, Keßler (Eds)

Message 1: Studying Processability Theory: Pienemann, Keßler (Eds)
Date: 03-Sep-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Studying Processability Theory: Pienemann, Keßler (Eds)
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Title: Studying Processability Theory
Subtitle: An Introductory Textbook
Series Title: Processability Approaches to Language Acquisition Research & Teaching 1
Published: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/palart.1

Editor: Manfred Pienemann
Editor: Jörg-U. Keßler
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027286611 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027286611 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027203007 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027203007 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027203007 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 100.70
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027203014 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 33.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027203014 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027203014 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 34.98
Abstract:

Processability Theory (PT) as developed by Manfred Pienemann is a
prominent theory of second language acquisition. PT serves as a framework
for a wide range of research covering issues, including L2 processing,
interlanguage variation, typological effects on SLA, L1 transfer, pidgins and
creoles, linguistic profiling, stabilisation/fossilisation and teachability. This
textbook provides a reader-friendly introduction to PT. It is designed for
students with a basic knowledge of (applied) linguistics. The components of
PT are set out in four parts. The first part focuses on observed facts, in
particular on paths of L2 development and learner variation. The second part
gives an overview of the theoretical basis of PT. Part three details the
application of PT to contexts other than ESL (i.e. Japanese, creoles and
bilingual acquisition), and the forth part focuses on practical applications.
Each chapter contains exercises (including data analysis and interpretation)
which may be used for individual study or in class. The textbook can be used
as a concise introduction to PT. However, it may also serve as a point of
reference for particular PT-related topics. The individual chapters were written
by specialists in each of the research areas.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Written In: English (eng )

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