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Title: Directions in Applied Linguistics
Edited By: Paul Bruthiaux
Dwight Atkinson
William G. Eggington
William Grabe
Vaidehi Ramanathan
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853598496
Series Title: Multilingual Matters
Description:

The essays and research papers in this collection explore current issues in
Language Education, English for Academic Purposes, Contrastive Discourse
Analysis, and Language Policy and Planning, and outline promising
directions for theory and practice in applied linguistics. The collection
also honours the life-long contribution of Robert B. Kaplan to the field.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853598496
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 344
Prices: U.K. £ 54.95
U.S. $ 99.95