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Title: Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning
Subtitle: Volume 2
Edited By: Eli Hinkel
URL: http://staff.routledge.com/books/details/9780415998727/
Series Title: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series
Description:

Please Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced text.

This landmark volume provides a broad-based, comprehensive,
state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research into second
language teaching and learning. All authors are leading authorities in
their areas of expertise. The chapters, all completely new for Volume 2,
are organized in eight thematic sections:

*Social Contexts in Research on Second Language Teaching and Learning
*Second Language Research Methods
*Second Language Research and Applied Linguistics
*Research in Second Language Processes and Development
*Methods and Instruction in Second Language Teaching
*Second Language Assessment
*Ideology, Identity, Culture, and Critical Pedagogy in Second Language
Teaching and Learning
*Language Planning and Policy.

Changes in Volume 2:

*Captures new and ongoing developments, research, and trends in the field
*Surveys prominent areas of research that were not covered in Volume 1
*Includes new authors from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America to
broaden the Handbook’s international scope.

Volume 2 is an essential resource for researchers, faculty, teachers, and
students in MA-TESL and applied linguistics programs, as well as curriculum
and material developers.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Documentation
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Language Learning
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ISBN-13: 9780415998727
Pages: 998
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