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Title: The Handbook of Applied Linguistics
Edited By: Alan Davies
Catherine Elder
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics is a collection of newly commissioned
articles that provide a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of the field
of Applied Linguistics.

*Provides a comprehensive and current picture of the field of Applied
Linguistics.

*Contains 32 newly commissioned articles that examine both the applications
of linguistics to language data and the use of real world language to
ameliorate social problems.

*Valuable resource for students and researchers in applied linguistics,
language teaching, and second language acquisition.

*Presents applied linguistics as an independent discipline that unifies
practical experience and theoretical understanding of language development
and language in use.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405138092
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 888
Prices: U.S. $ 49.95
U.K. £ 26.99