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LINGUIST List 24.1219

Tue Mar 12 2013

Books: Contemporary Approaches to Second Language Acquisition: García Mayo, Gutierrez Mangado, Martínez Adrián (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 11-Mar-2013
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Contemporary Approaches to Second Language Acquisition: García Mayo, Gutierrez Mangado, Martínez Adrián (Eds)
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Title: Contemporary Approaches to Second Language Acquisition
Series Title: AILA Applied Linguistics Series 9
Published: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/aals.9

Editor: María del Pilar García Mayo
Editor: María Junkal Gutierrez Mangado
Editor: María Martínez Adrián
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272225 Pages: 265 Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272225 Pages: 265 Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272225 Pages: 265 Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027205254 Pages: 265 Price: Europe EURO 100.70
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027205254 Pages: 265 Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027205254 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Abstract:

Second language acquisition (SLA) is a field of inquiry that has increased in importance since the 1960s. Currently, researchers adopt multiple perspectives in the analysis of learner language, all of them providing different but complementary answers to the understanding of oral and written data produced by young and older learners in different settings. The main goal of this volume is to provide the reader with updated reviews of the major contemporary approaches to SLA, the research carried out within them and, wherever appropriate, the implications and/or applications for theory, research and pedagogy that might derive from the available empirical evidence. The book is intended for SLA researchers as well as for graduate (MA, Ph.D.) students in SLA research, applied linguistics and linguistics, as the different chapters will be a guide in their research within the approaches presented. The volume will also be of interest to professionals from other fields interested in the SLA process and the different explanations that have been put forward to account for it.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Written In: English (eng)

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