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ERIC Number: EJ1068773
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 28
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1461-0213
Perspectives in Applied Linguistics: A North American View
Grabe, William
AILA Review, v17 p105-132 2004
This overview focuses on the work of Applied Linguistics in North America with an emphasis on publications in the past 6 years. Follow a brief interpretive section on the nature and status of Applied Linguistics, the article reviews a number of major areas of research in Applied Linguistics. These areas include second language acquisition (and its various sub-domains), L2 reading and writing research, language learning and teaching, language and culture, corpus linguistics, critical perspectives, language assessment, language policy and planning, language uses in professional contexts, and technology in Applied Linguistics. The overview closes with comments on seven possible areas for growth in Applied Linguistics in addition to the mainstream fields noted above.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: North America
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