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Fogal, Gary G., Ed.; Verspoor, Marjolijn H., Ed. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2020
This volume integrates complex dynamic systems theory (CDST) and L2 writing scholarship through a collection of in-depth studies and commentary across a range of writing constructs, learning contexts, and second and foreign languages. The text is arranged thematically across four topics: (i) perspectives on complexity, accuracy, and fluency, (ii)…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing (Composition), Epistemology
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Gurzynski-Weiss, Laura, Ed. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2020
This book examines the role of interlocutors and their individual differences (IDs) in second language (L2) development from four theoretical lenses: the cognitive-interactionist approach, sociocultural theory, the variationist approach, and complex dynamic systems theory. A theoretical overview to each approach is written by a preeminent scholar…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Sociocultural Patterns
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Suzuki, Wataru, Ed.; Storch, Neomy, Ed. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2020
This book is the first to bring together a collection of recent empirical studies investigating languaging, an important construct first introduced by Swain in 2006 but which has since been deployed in a growing number of L2 studies. The contributing authors include both established and emerging authors from around the globe. They report on…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Oral Language, Written Language
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Manchón, Rosa M., Ed. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2020
The current volume aspires to add to previous research on the connection between writing and language learning from a dual perspective: It seeks to reflect current progress in the domain as well as to foster future developments in theory and research. The theoretical postulations contained in Part I identify and expand in novel ways the diverse…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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DeKeyser, Robert M., Ed.; Botana, Goretti Prieto, Ed. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2019
This book is unique in bringing together studies on instructed second language acquisition that focus on a common question: "What renders this research particularly relevant to classroom applications, and what are the advantages, challenges, and potential pitfalls of the methodology adopted?" The empirical studies feature experimental,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Decision Making
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Tyler, Andrea E., Ed.; Ortega, Lourdes, Ed.; Uno, Mariko, Ed.; Park, Hae In, Ed. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2018
This book presents a set of compelling essays collectively making a persuasive case for why a usage-based perspective on language is fast becoming a leading theoretical framework for investigating second language (L2) learning and the foundation for effective, innovative, engaging pedagogy. Drawing on 20 years of research in psychology,…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Language Usage, Educational Research, Instructional Effectiveness
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Ockey, Gary J.; Wagner, Elvis – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2018
This book is relevant for language testers, listening researchers, and oral proficiency teachers, in that it explores four broad themes related to the assessment of L2 listening ability: the use of authentic, real-world spoken texts; the effects of different speech varieties of listening inputs; the use of audio-visual texts; and assessing…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Listening Comprehension Tests
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Gudmestad, Aarnes, Ed.; Edmonds, Amanda, Ed. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2018
This edited volume offers critical reflections on an essential component of research method in the field of second language acquisition -- data. Scholars working on diverse areas (e.g., pragmatics, corrective feedback, phonology) and approaches (e.g., corpus linguistics, concept-oriented analyses, variationism) have come together to identify…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Pragmatics, Role Playing
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Llinares, Ana, Ed.; Morton, Tom, Ed. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2017
This book represents the first collection of studies on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) which brings together a range of perspectives through which CLIL has been investigated within Applied Linguistics. The book aims to show how the four perspectives of Second Language Acquisition (SLA), Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL),…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Ortega, Lourdes, Ed.; Han, ZhaoHong, Ed. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2017
This volume is both a state-of-the-art display of current thinking on second language development as a complex system. It is also a tribute to Diane Larsen-Freeman for her decades of intellectual leadership in the academic disciplines of applied linguistics and second language acquisition. The chapters therein range from theoretical expositions to…
Descriptors: Linguistic Theory, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Applied Linguistics
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Sato, Masatoshi, Ed.; Ballinger, Susan, Ed. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2016
This volume represents the first collection of empirical studies focusing on peer interaction for L2 learning. These studies aim to unveil the impact of mediating variables such as task type, mode of interaction, and social relationships on learners' interactional behaviors and language development in this unique and pedagogically powerful…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Vandergriff, Ilona – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2016
"Second-language Discourse in the Digital World" illustrates a new, practice-driven approach to technology in second-language (L2) learning that begins with what L2 users do when they connect with others online. With its rich set of examples from a number of different languages and a variety of digital platforms, in and beyond the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Information Technology, Semiotics
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Hulstijn, Jan H. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2015
This book, written for both seasoned and novice researchers, presents a theory of what is called Basic and Higher Language Cognition (BLC and HLC), a theory aimed at making some fundamental issues concerning first and second language learning and bilingualism (more) empirical. The first part of the book provides background for and explication of…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Bilingualism
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Derwing, Tracey M.; Munro, Murray J. – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2015
The emergence of empirical approaches to L2 pronunciation research and teaching is a powerful "fourth wave" in the history of the field. Authored by two leading proponents of evidence-based instruction, this volume surveys both foundational and cutting-edge empirical work and pinpoints its ramifications for pedagogy. The authors begin by…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Pronunciation Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Barcroft, Joe – Language Learning & Language Teaching, 2015
This book focuses on theory, research, and practice related to "lexical input processing" (lex-IP), an exciting field exploring how learners allocate their limited processing resources when exposed to words and lexical phrases in the input. Unit 1 specifies parameters of lex-IP research among other levels of input processing as well as…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, Language Processing, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning
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