The Handbook of Applied Linguistics / Edition 1

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics / Edition 1

by Alan Davies
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405138092

ISBN-13: 9781405138093

Pub. Date: 01/16/2006

Publisher: Wiley

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics is a collection of newly commissioned articles that provide a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of the field of Applied Linguistics.

  • Provides a comprehensive and current picture of the field of Applied Linguistics.
  • Contains 32 newly commissioned articles that examine both the

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The Handbook of Applied Linguistics is a collection of newly commissioned articles that provide a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of the field of Applied Linguistics.

  • Provides a comprehensive and current picture of the field of Applied Linguistics.
  • Contains 32 newly commissioned articles that examine both the applications of linguistics to language data and the use of real world language to ameliorate social problems.
  • Valuable resource for students and researchers in applied linguistics, language teaching, and second language acquisition.
  • Presents applied linguistics as an independent discipline that unifies practical experience and theoretical understanding of language development and language in use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405138093
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/2006
Series:
Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics Series, #32
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
888
Product dimensions:
6.73(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.84(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

Notes on Contributors.

Acknowledgements.

General Introduction. Applied Linguistics. Subject to Discipline? (Alan Davies and Catherine Elder).

Part I. Linguistics-Applied (L-A).

Introduction to Part 1. (Alan Davies).

Section 1.

1. Language Descriptions. (Antony .J.Liddicoat and T.J.Curnow).

2. Lexicography. (Alan Kirkness).

Section 2.

3. Second Language Acquisition and Ultimate Attainment. (David Birdsong).

4. Language Corpora. (Mike Stubbs).

5. Discourse Analysis. (Hugh Trappes-Lomax).

6. British Sign Language. (Rachel Sutton-Spence and Bencie Wol ).

7. Assessing Language Attitudes: Speaker Evaluation Studies.(Howard Giles and Antony L. Billings).

8. Language Attrition. (Monika S. Schmid and Kees de Bot).

9. Language, Thought, and Culture. (Claire Kramsch ).

10. Conversation Analysis. (Rod Gardner).

Section 4.

11. Language and the Law. (John Gibbons).

12. Language and Gender. (Susan Ehrlich).

13. Stylistics. (John McRae and Urzula Clark).

Section 5.

14. Language and Politics. (John E. Joseph).

15. World Englishes. (Kingsley Bolton).

Section 6.

16. The Philosophy of Applied Linguistics. (Kanavillil Rajagopalan ).

Part II. Applied-Linguistics (A-L).

Introduction to Part II. (Catherine Elder).

17. The Native Speaker in Applied Linguistics. (Alan Davies).

18. Language Minorities. (John Edwards).

19. Research Methods for Applied Linguistics. Scope, Characteristics, and Standards. (James Dean Brown).

Section 8.

20. Second Language Learning. (William Littlewood).

21. Individual Differences in Second Language Learning. (Rod Ellis).

22. Social Influences on Language Learning. (Gary Barkhuizen).

23. Literacy Studies. (Eddie Williams).

Section 9.

24. Fashions in Language Teaching Methodology. (Bob Adamson).

25. Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). (Paul Gruba).

26. Language Teacher Education. (Richard Johnstone).

27. The Practice of LSP. (Helen Basturkmen and Catherine Elder).

28. Bilingual Education.( Heather Lotherington).

Section 10.

29. Language Maintenance. (Anne Pauwels).

30. Language Planning as Applied Linguistics. (Joseph Lo Bianco).

31. Language Testing. (Tim McNamara).

Section 11.

32. Critical Applied Linguistics. (Alastair Pennycook).

Index.

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