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Title: Introducing Applied Linguistics
Subtitle: Concepts and Skills
Written By: DavidJamesOakey
URL: http://www.routledge.com/9780415447676
Description:

Introducing Applied Linguistics provides in-depth coverage of key areas in
the subject, as well as introducing the essential study skills needed for
academic success in the field.

Introducing Applied Linguistics:

* is organised into two Sections: the first introducing Key Concepts in
Applied Linguistics; and the second devoted to the Study Skills students
need to succeed.

* features specially commissioned chapters from key authorities who address
core areas of Applied Linguistics, including both traditional and more
cutting edge topics, such as: grammar, vocabulary, language in the media,
forensic linguistics, and much more.

* contains a study skills section offering guidance on a range of skills,
such as: how to structure and organise an essay, the conventions of
referencing, how to design research projects, plus many more.

* is supported by a lively Companion Website, which includes interactive
exercises, information about the contributors and why they’ve written the
book, and annotated weblinks to help facilitate further independent learning.

Ideal for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of Applied
Linguistics and TEFL/TESOL, Introducing Applied Linguistics not only
presents selected key concepts in depth, but also initiates the student
into the discourse of Applied Linguistics.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discipline of Linguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN: 0203875729
ISBN-13: 9780203875728
Pages: 272
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415447682
ISBN-13: 9780415447683
Pages: 272
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415447674
ISBN-13: 9780415447676
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S.$ 35.95