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Title: Continuum Companion to Second Language Acquisition
Written By: Ernesto Macaro
URL: http://www.continuumbooks.com/books/detail.aspx?BookId=130405&SearchType=Basic
Series Title: Continuum Companions
Description:

The Continuum Companion To Second Language Acquistion is designed to
be the essential one-volume resource for advanced students and academics.
It offers a comprehensive reference resource: it features an overview of
key topics in SLA as well the key research methods. It then goes on to look
at current research areas and new directions in the field by examining key
relationships in the field, including the relationship between first and
second language acquisition and the relationship between L2 input and L2
output.

It is a complete resource for postgraduate students and researchers working
within second language acquisition and applied linguistics.

‘This is a valuable collection of papers, which can be warmly recommended
to any student of second language acquisition.’
- Michael Swan is a writer specializing in English Language teaching and
reference materials. He is author of Practical English Usage (OUP, 2005)

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0826495060
ISBN-13: 9780826495068
Pages: 384
Prices: U.K. £ 85.00

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN:
ISBN-13: 9781441199225
Pages: 384
Prices: U.K. £ 85.00