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Title: The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition
Edited By: Susan M. Gass
Alison Mackey
Series Title: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

"The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition" brings together fifty
leading international figures in the field to produce a state-of-the-art overview of
Second Language Acquisition.

The Handbook covers a wide range of topics related to Second Language
Acquisition: language in context, linguistic, psycholinguistic, and neurolinguistic
theories and perspectives, skill learning, individual differences, L2 learning
settings, and language assessment. All chapters introduce the reader to the
topic, outline the core issues, then explore the pedagogical application of
research in the area and possible future development.

"The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition" is an essential
resource for all those studying and researching Second Language Acquisition.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415479932
ISBN-13: 9780415479936
Pages: 614
Prices: U.S. $ 185.00
U.K. £ 130.00