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Tue Feb 21 2012

Books: Applied Linguistics: Richards, Ross, Seedhouse

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Date: 16-Feb-2012
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Subject: Research Methods for Applied Language Studies: Richards, Ross, Seedhouse
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Title: Research Methods for Applied Language Studies Subtitle: An Advanced Resource Book for Students Series Title: Routledge Applied Linguistics Published: 2011 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

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Author: Keith Richards Author: Steven John Ross Author: Paul Seedhouse Hardback: ISBN: 9780415551403 Pages: 376 Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415551403 Pages: 376 Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415551410 Pages: 376 Price: U.K. £ 24.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415551410 Pages: 376 Price: U.S. $ 39.95

"Research Methods for Applied Language Studies":

-Provides an advanced introduction to quantitative and qualitative researchmethods used in second and foreign language learning, teaching andassessment

-Takes readers step by step through the processes of research, fromformulating research questions to writing up a dissertation or report.

-Employs a wide variety of carefully structured tasks and discussion points toguide the reader through the key themes, frameworks and procedures ofapplied language research, including ethnography, conversation analysis andquasi-experimental designs.

-Engages students in readings and tasks on articles from leading names inthe field, including Alison Mackey, Roy Lyster, Angela Creese, Junko Mori,Rod Ellis and Diane Larsen-Freeman.

-Is supported by a Companion Website,,including data sets for practice and guides to writing a proposal, makingrecordings, conducting interviews, producing questionnaires and organising adissertation.

Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, "ResearchMethods for Applied Language Studies" is an essential resource for studentsand researchers of Applied Linguistics.

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

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