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Title: French Applied Linguistics
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=LL%26LT%2016
Series Title: Language Learning & Language Teaching 16
Description:

This state-of-the-art volume on French Applied Linguistics includes two
introductory chapters, the first summarizes the past, present and future of
French in applied linguistics, and the second reviews the history of French
from a sociolinguistic perspective. The six chapters of the first part
cover the core aspects of the second language acquisition of French:
phonology, semantics/syntax, syntax/morphology, pragmatics,
sociolinguistics, and grammatical gender. The seven chapters of the second
part explore the contribution of French in various subfields of applied
linguistics such as language ideology and foreign language pedagogy, corpus
linguistics, and French Sign Language. A chapter studies the role of
affective variables on language learning, while another investigates
natural language and lexical creativity. The chapters on creole studies and
applied linguistics in West Africa address issues in first and second
language acquisition in complex sociolinguistic and political contexts. The
last chapter serves as an epilogue focusing on Louisiana, a region rich in
linguistic history.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): French
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027219729
ISBN-13: 9789027219725
Pages: 579
Prices: U.S.$ 176