Introducing Applied Linguistics [NOOK Book]

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This comprehensive textbook introduces students to the key concepts faced when studying Applied Linguistics. Designed for postgraduate students, Introducing Applied Linguistics not only presents an overview of the area, but also provides an indispensable
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Introducing Applied Linguistics

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Overview

This comprehensive textbook introduces students to the key concepts faced when studying Applied Linguistics. Designed for postgraduate students, Introducing Applied Linguistics not only presents an overview of the area, but also provides an indispensable
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203875728
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/14/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Part I: Describing English 1. Three Reasons Why 2. Vocabulary and Collocation 3. Grammatical Metaphor 4. Conversation Analysis in the Language Classroom Part II: Teaching and Learning a Language 5. What is Communicative Language Teaching 6. Six Propositions in Search of a Methodology: Applying Linguistics to Task-based Learning 7. Researching Motivation 8. Learning English in a Global Society Part III: Applied Linguistics in a Wider Context 9. Investigating Metaphor and Ideology in Hard News Stories 10. Who Wrote This? The Linguist as Detective 11. Choices the Translator Makes 12. Interrogating the Concept of Stereotypes in Intercultural Communication Part IV: Doing Research in Applied Linguistics 13. Designing a Questionnaire 14. Using Interview Data in Case Studies 15. Transcribing Classroom Language 16. Using a Corpus to Study Spoken Language Part V: Skills of Interpretation 17. Understanding Noun Phrases 18. Understanding Reporting Verbs Part VI: Skills of Expression 19. Finding your Voice 20. Organising an Essay Part VII: Editing Skills 21. Referencing 22. Editing your Own Work

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