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

Overview

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 viii

List of Tables ix

Notes on Contributors x

Acknowledgments xvi

General Introduction

Applied Linguistics: Subject to Discipline? 1

Alan Davies and Catherine Elder

Part I Linguistics-Applied (L-A) 17

Introduction to Part I 19
Alan Davies

Section 1

1 Language Descriptions 25
Anthony J. Liddicoat and Timothy J. Curnow

2 Lexicography 54
Alan Kirkness

Section 2

3 Second Language Acquisition and Ultimate Attainment 82
David Birdsong

4 Language Corpora 106
Michael Stubbs

5 Discourse Analysis 133
Hugh Trappes-Lomax

Section 3

6 British Sign Language 165
Rachel Sutton-Spence and Bencie Woll

7 Assessing Language Attitudes: Speaker Evaluation Studies 187
Howard Giles and Andrew C. Billings

8 Language Attrition 210
Monika S. Schmid and Kees de Bot

9 Language, Thought, and Culture 235
Claire Kramsch

10 Conversation Analysis 262
Rod Gardner

Section 4

11 Language and the Law 285
John Gibbons

12 Language and Gender 304
Susan Ehrlich

13 Stylistics 328
John McRae and Urszula Clark

Section 5

14 Language and Politics 347
John E. Joseph

15 World Englishes 367
Kingsley Bolton

Section 6

16 The Philosophy of Applied Linguistics 397
Kanavillil Rajagopalan

Part II Applied-Linguistics (A-L) 421

Introduction to Part II 423
Catherine Elder

Section 7

17 The Native Speaker in Applied Linguistics 431
Alan Davies

18 Language Minorities 451
John Edwards

19 Research Methods for Applied Linguistics: Scope, Characteristics, and Standards 476
James Dean Brown

Section 8

20 Second Language Learning 501
William Littlewood

21 Individual Differences in Second Language Learning 525
Rod Ellis

22 Social Influences on Language Learning 552
Gary Barkhuizen

23 Literacy Studies 576
Eddie Williams

Section 9

24 Fashions in Language Teaching Methodology 604
Bob Adamson

25 Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) 623
Paul Gruba

26 Language Teacher Education 649
Richard Johnstone

27 The Practice of LSP 672
Helen Basturkmen and Catherine Elder

28 Bilingual Education 695
Heather Lotherington

Section 10

29 Language Maintenance 719
Anne Pauwels

30 Language Planning as Applied Linguistics 738
Joseph Lo Bianco

31 Language Testing 763
Tim McNamara

Section 11

32 Critical Applied Linguistics 784
Alastair Pennycook

Index 808

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