This landmark volume provides a broad-based, state-of-the-art overview of
current knowledge and research into second language teaching and learning.
Fifty-seven chapters are organized in 8 thematic sections: social contexts
of second language learning; research methodologies in second-language
learning, acquisition, and teaching; contributions of applied linguistics
to the teaching and learning of second language skills; second language
processes and development; teaching methods and curricula; issues in second
or foreign language testing and assessment; identity, culture, and critical
pedagogy in second language teaching and learning; and important
considerations in language planning and policies.
The "Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning" is
intended for researchers, practitioners, graduate students, and faculty in
teacher education and applied linguistics programs; teachers; teacher
trainers; teacher trainees; curriculum and material developers; and all
other professionals in the field of second language teaching and learning.