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Title: Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics
Subtitle: 4th Edition
Written By: Jack Richards
Richard W. Schmidt

New Edition

This best-selling dictionary is now in its 4th edition. Specifically
written for students of language teaching and applied linguistics, it has
become an indispensible resource for those engaged in courses in TEFL,
TESOL, applied linguistics and introductory courses in general linguistics.

Fully revised, this new edition includes over 350 new entries. Previous
definitions have been revised or replaced in order to make this the most
up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary available.

Providing straightforward and accessible explanations of difficult terms
and ideas in applied linguistics, this dictionary offers:
Nearly 3000 detailed entries, from subject areas such as teaching
methodology, curriculum development, sociolinguistics, syntax and phonetics.
Clear and accurate definitions which assume no prior knowledge of the
subject matter helpful diagrams and tables cross references throughout,
linking related subject areas for ease of reference, and helping to broaden
students' knowledge

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Pearson Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1408204606
ISBN-13: 9781408204603
Pages: 656
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99