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Agendas for Language Learning Research

Agendas for Language Learning Research

Lourdes Ortega (Editor), Alister Cumming (Editor), Nick C. Ellis (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-59070-6

Mar 2013, Wiley-Blackwell

212 pages

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Currents in Language Learning provides programmatic state-of-the-art overviews of current issues in the language sciences and their applications in first, second, and bi/multilingual language acquisition in naturalistic and tutored contexts.

  • Draws on interdisciplinary perspectives from linguistics, psychology, education, anthropology, sociology, cognitive science, and neuroscience
  • Brings together a team of leading linguists to explore current issues
  • Develops research agendas in areas including: progress and relevance in second language acquisition; usage-based linguistics; age effects in language learning; second language pragmatics; vocabulary knowledge; transfer of learning in second language instruction; language, literacy, and culture; academic language development in schools; practice theory; and evolutionary perspectives on language