How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
Case Study Research in Applied Linguistics is an introductory book on research in the field of second language acquisition. Many of the current research methodology textbooks cover case study research, but none handle the topic or process in depth. The book is intended for undergraduate and graduate students and other researchers wanting to learn more about case study methods and their application to research on language learning.