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Fri Feb 17 2012

Books: Applied Linguistics: Littlemore, Groom

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Date: 16-Feb-2012
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Subject: Doing Applied Linguistics: Littlemore, Groom
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Title: Doing Applied Linguistics Subtitle: A guide for students Published: 2011 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

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Author: Nicholas Groom Author: Jeannette Littlemore Hardback: ISBN: 9780415566414 Pages: 210 Price: U.S. $ 90.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415566414 Pages: 210 Price: U.K. £ 55.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415566421 Pages: 210 Price: U.K. £ 15.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415566421 Pages: 210 Price: U.S. $ 28.95

"Doing Applied Linguistics" provides a concise, lively and accessibleintroduction to the field of applied linguistics for readers who have little or noprior knowledge of the subject. The book explores the basics of the field thengoes on to examine in more depth what applied linguists actually do, and thetypes of research methods that are most frequently used in the field. Byreading this book students will find the answers to four sets of basicquestions:

-What is applied linguistics, and what do applied linguists do?-Why do it? What is the point of applied linguistics?-How and why might I get involved in applied linguistics?-How to do it? What kinds of activities are involved in doing applied linguisticresearch?

Written by teachers and researchers in applied linguistics "Doing AppliedLinguistics" is essential reading for all students with interests in this area.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Written In: English (eng)

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