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The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition

Edited by: Susan M. Gass , Alison Mackey

Print publication date:  November  2011
Online publication date:  June  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415479936
eBook ISBN: 9780203808184
Adobe ISBN: 9781136666896

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The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition brings together fifty leading international figures in the field to produce a state-of-the-art overview of Second Language Acquisition.

The Handbook covers a wide range of topics related to Second Language Acquisition: language in context, linguistic, psycholinguistic, and neurolinguistic theories and perspectives, skill learning, individual differences, L2 learning settings, and language assessment. All chapters introduce the reader to the topic, outline the core issues, then explore the pedagogical application of research in the area and possible future development.

The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition is an essential resource for all those studying and researching Second Language Acquisition.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Interactionist approach Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The role of feedback Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Variationist perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Sociocultural theory Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Complexity theory Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Second language phonology Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Linguistic approaches to second language morphosyntax  Download PDF
Chapter  8:  L2 semantics  Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Pragmatics in second language acquisition Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Vocabulary Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Second language processing Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Frequency-based accounts of second language acquisition Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The logic of the unified model Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Processability theory Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Attention and awareness in second language acquisition Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Input processing Download PDF
Chapter  17:  The neurocognition of second language Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Development of second language reading skills Download PDF
Chapter  19:  The acquisition of second language writing Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Second language speech production Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Second language speech perception Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Speaking and writing tasks and their effects on second language performance Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Language aptitude Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Motivation Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Identity, agency, and second language acquisition  Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Working memory and SLA Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Age effects in second language learning Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The role of educational level, literacy, and orality in L2 learning Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Fossilization—A classic concern of SLA research  Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Heritage languages and L2 learning Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Advanced language proficiency Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Learning through immersion during study abroad  Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Classroom research Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Language learning through technology Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Assessing learner knowledge Download PDF
Glossary Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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