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Title: Second and Foreign Language Education
Edited By: Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl
Nancy H. Hornberger
URL: http://www.springer.com/education+%26+language/linguistics/book/978-90-481-9463-6
Description:

Truly global coverage of language and education
Necessary reference for every university and college library
Essential research on foreign language education
The text of each review is followed by a reference list containing about 30
key references mentioned in the text

This volume presents the most recent theoretical, methodological, and
pedagogical insights on foreign and second language learning and teaching
in diverse educational settings and situations, learner populations,
proficiency levels and teaching practices.

Five thematic sections each include theoretical and practical approaches to
second and foreign language education:
*Theoretical underpinnings *Current approaches *International perspectives
*Teacher preparation and professional development *The role of technology

This is one of ten volumes of the Encyclopedia of Language and Education
published by Springer. The Encyclopedia bears testimony to the dynamism and
evolution of the language and education field, as it confronts the
ever-burgeoning and irrepressible linguistic diversity and ongoing
pressures and expectations placed on education around the world.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Springer
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9789048194636
Pages: 444
Prices: Europe EURO 69.95