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Title: Researching Vocabulary
Written By: Norbert Schmitt

Researching Vocabulary: A Vocabulary Research Manual is written for
language researchers who want to carry out valid and reliable studies on
first and second language vocabulary. The author is a well-known vocabulary
researcher and he outlines the dos and don'ts of good lexical research.
Practical advice is given on a wide variety of research methodologies,
ranging from paper-and-pencil tests of acquisition to the newest
psycholinguistic techniques utilizing fMRI scanning.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403985359
ISBN-13: 9781403985354
Prices: U.K. £ 60.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1403985367
ISBN-13: 9781403985361
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99