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Title: Contemporary Approaches to Second Language Acquisition
Edited By: María del Pilar García Mayo
María Junkal Gutierrez Mangado
María Martínez Adrián
URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/aals.9
Series Title: AILA Applied Linguistics Series 9
Description:

Second language acquisition (SLA) is a field of inquiry that has increased in importance since the 1960s. Currently, researchers adopt multiple perspectives in the analysis of learner language, all of them providing different but complementary answers to the understanding of oral and written data produced by young and older learners in different settings. The main goal of this volume is to provide the reader with updated reviews of the major contemporary approaches to SLA, the research carried out within them and, wherever appropriate, the implications and/or applications for theory, research and pedagogy that might derive from the available empirical evidence. The book is intended for SLA researchers as well as for graduate (MA, Ph.D.) students in SLA research, applied linguistics and linguistics, as the different chapters will be a guide in their research within the approaches presented. The volume will also be of interest to professionals from other fields interested in the SLA process and the different explanations that have been put forward to account for it.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027205254
Prices: U.S. $ 143.00
U.K. £ 80.00
Europe EURO 100.70
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027272225
Pages: 265
Prices: U.S. $ 143.00
U.K. £ 80.00
Europe EURO 95.00