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Title: An Introduction to Applied Linguistics, Second Edition
Written By: Norbert Schmitt
Description:

"An Introduction to Applied Linguistics, Second Edition" provides a
complete, authoritative an up-to-date overview of the state of the field.
Each of the 15 chapters offers an extended survey of a central element of
Applied Linguistics and is co-authored by two leading international
specialists, thus ensuring a full and balanced treatment of the topic
covered.The book is divided into three sections: a description of language
and language use; essential areas of enquiry; and the four skills and
testing. An Introductory chapter familiarises readers with key issues and
recurrent themes whilst hands-on activites and further reading sections for
each chapter has been fully revised in line with new research and thinking
in Applied Linguistics. With its accessible style, broad coverage and
practical focus, this book is ideal for students of applied linguistics,
TESOL, and second language pedagogy as well as practicing teachers and
researchers wishing to update their knowledge.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0340984473
ISBN-13: 9780340984475
Pages: 384
Prices: U.S. $ 44.99