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A History of the Irish Language: From the Norman Invasion to Independence

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This book "sets the history of the Irish language in its political and cultural context" and "makes available for the first time material that has previously been inaccessible to non-Irish speakers."


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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

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This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."


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Title: Review of Doctoral Research in Second-Language Teaching and Learning in the United States (2006–2007)
Author: Suhanthie Motha
Institution: University of Washington
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Abstract: This review highlights recent doctoral research in the United States completed between the spring of 2006 and the fall of 2007 in the areas of language teaching and language learning. Topics of particular interest included language policy, second/foreign language pragmatics, computer-mediated communication, non-native-speaking teachers, academic genre teaching and usage, applied learner corpus analysis, new approaches to corrective feedback, on-line corpora and reference tools, language ideologies, conversation analysis, task complexity, affordances and opportunities in language learning, phonological acquisition, U.S. resident L2 adolescents (sometimes referred to as Generation 1.5 students), language socialization, input processing and parsing, and reconceptualizations of private speech.

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This article appears IN Language Teaching Vol. 42, Issue 2, which you can READ on Cambridge's site or on LINGUIST .



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