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Title: Einblicke in die Zweitspracherwerbsforschung und ihre methodischen Verfahren [Insights into Second Language Acquisition Research and Methods]
Edited By: Bernt Ahrenholz
Series Title: De Gruyter DaZ-Forschung [DaZ-For] 1

Research on German as a second language and multilingualism embraces a wide range of themes and issues that are investigated by various disciplines. Choices of research methodology here depend on research questions and theoretical framework conditions. In keeping with the diversity of issues and approaches, research on second language acquisition can employ a broad spectrum of methodological procedures. This volume addresses highly diverse empirical methods, the advantages and limitations of which are described by the authors with reference to concrete research projects. In this way the volume aims to provide insights into research on second language acquisitions in a multilingual society and to offer suggestions for further research projects.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110267785
Pages: 377
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110267822
Pages: 377
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95