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Title: Research Methods for Applied Language Studies
Subtitle: An Advanced Resource Book for Students
Written By: Keith Richards
Steven John Ross
Paul Seedhouse
Series Title: Routledge Applied Linguistics

"Research Methods for Applied Language Studies":

-Provides an advanced introduction to quantitative and qualitative research
methods used in second and foreign language learning, teaching and

-Takes readers step by step through the processes of research, from
formulating research questions to writing up a dissertation or report.

-Employs a wide variety of carefully structured tasks and discussion points to
guide the reader through the key themes, frameworks and procedures of
applied language research, including ethnography, conversation analysis and
quasi-experimental designs.

-Engages students in readings and tasks on articles from leading names in
the field, including Alison Mackey, Roy Lyster, Angela Creese, Junko Mori,
Rod Ellis and Diane Larsen-Freeman.

-Is supported by a Companion Website,,
including data sets for practice and guides to writing a proposal, making
recordings, conducting interviews, producing questionnaires and organising a

Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, "Research
Methods for Applied Language Studies" is an essential resource for students
and researchers of Applied Linguistics.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415551403
Pages: 376
Prices: U.S. $ 135.00
U.K. £ 80.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415551410
Pages: 376
Prices: U.K. £ 24.99
U.S. $ 39.95