This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."
The Bloomsbury Companion to Second Language Acquisition
The Bloomsbury Companion to Second Language Acquisition is designed to be the essential one-volume resource for advanced students and academics.
It offers a comprehensive reference resource: it features an overview of key topics in SLA as well the key research methods. It then goes on to look at current research areas and new directions in the field by examining key relationships in the field, including the relationship between first and second language acquisition and the relationship between L2 input and L2 output.
It is a complete resource for postgraduate students and researchers working within second language acquisition and applied linguistics.