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Title: Handbook of Second Language Acquisition
Edited By: CatherineJDoughty
MichaelHLong
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631217541
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition presents an integrated
discussion of key, and sometimes controversial, issues in second language
acquisition research.

Discusses the biological and cognitive underpinnings of SLA, mechanisms,
processes, and constraints on SLA, the level of ultimate attainment,
research methods, and the status of SLA as a cognitive science.
Includes contributions from twenty-seven of the world's leading scholars.
Provides an invaluable resource for all students and scholars of human
cognition, including those in linguistics, psychology, applied linguistics,
ESL, foreign languages, and cognitive science.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631217541
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 904
Prices: U.K.£ 99.99
U.S.$ 149.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405132817
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 904
Prices: U.K.£ 26.99
U.S.$ 44.95