ERIC Number: ED140678
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Publication Date: 1976
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A Survey of Applied Linguistics.
Wardhaugh, Ronald, Ed.; Brown, H. Douglas, Ed.
This book provides a comprehensive review of the major areas of applied linguistics with original contributions by fourteen scholars. The following chapters are included: (1) "What is Applied Linguistics?" by H. Douglas Brown; (2) "Language Development," by Lois Bloom; (3) "First Language Teaching," by Jean Malmstrom (discusses the teaching of English as a first language in six areas: usage and dialectology; grammar and rhetoric; linguistics in the curriculum; spelling; textbooks and supplementary materials; and possible conclusions and implications); (4) "Orthography," by Richard L. Venezky; (5) "Reading," by Rose-Marie Weber; (6) "Second Language Learning," by Jack C. Richards; (7) "Second Language Teaching," by William E. Rutherford; (8) "Bilingualism," by Bernard Spolsky; (9)"Dialectology," by Roger W. Shuy; (10) "Language and Society," by Robin Lakoff; (11) "Literature," by Donald C. Freeman; (12) "Language Disorders," by Haiganoosh Whitaker and Harry Whitaker; and (13) "Language Testing," by John W. Oller, Jr. (CFM)
Descriptors: Aphasia, Applied Linguistics, Bilingualism, Dialect Studies, Diglossia, English Instruction, English Literature, Language, Language Acquisition, Language Handicaps, Language Instruction, Language Tests, Linguistic Theory, Literary Styles, Neurolinguistics, Psycholinguistics, Reading, Second Language Learning, Sociolinguistics, Spelling
University of Michigan Press, 615 E. University, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 ($14.00)
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