Conference selection

AAAL 2023

Portland, March 18-21, 2023

John Benjamins will be present at AAAL.
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SCL 107
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The Academic Discourse of Mechanical Engineering

A corpus-based study into rhetorical conventions of research articles

Thi Ngoc Phuong Le, Minh Man Pham and Michael Barlow

This volume examines rhetorical conventions employed in mechanical engineering research to understand the knowledge-making principles of the discipline, as well as their expression within the research article. In particular, the study analyses the organisational patterns of mechanical engineering research articles... full description
Expected March 2023. xiii, 320 pp.
TiLAR 30
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The Acquisition of Complex Morphology

Insights from Murrinhpatha

William Forshaw

Many theories of language acquisition struggle to account for the morphological complexity and diversity of the world’s languages. This book examines the acquisition of complex morphology of Murrinhpatha, a polysynthetic language of Northern Australia. It considers semi-naturalistic data from five children (1;9-6;1)... full description
October 2021. xvi, 171 pp.
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The Acquisition of Derivational Morphology

A cross-linguistic perspective

Edited by Veronika Mattes, Sabine Sommer-Lolei, Katharina Korecky-Kröll and Wolfgang U. Dressler

This book offers the first systematic study of the early phases in the acquisition of derivational morphology from a cross-linguistic and typological perspective. It presents ten empirical longitudinal studies in genealogically and typologically diverse languages (Indo-European, Finno-Ugric, Altaic) with different... full description
November 2021. ix, 307 pp.
SiBil 63
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The Acquisition of Gender

Crosslinguistic perspectives

Edited by Dalila Ayoun

Gender as a morphosyntactic feature is arguably “an endlessly fascinating linguistic category” (Corbett 2014: 1). One may even say it is among “the most puzzling of the grammatical categories” (Corbett 1991: 1) that has raised probing questions from various theoretical and applied perspectives. Most languages display... full description
January 2022. xi, 282 pp.
TiLAR 28
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The Acquisition of Referring Expressions

A dialogical approach

Edited by Anne Salazar-Orvig, Geneviève de Weck, Rouba Hassan and Annie Rialland

This book describes the repertoire and uses of referring expressions by French-speaking children and their interlocutors in naturally occurring dialogues at home and at school, in a wide range of communicative situations and activities. Through the lens of an interactionist and dialogical perspective, it highlights... full description
June 2021. xix, 372 pp.
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Advancedness in Second Language Spanish

Definitions, challenges, and possibilities

Edited by Mandy R. Menke and Paul A. Malovrh

This book analyzes the construct of advanced proficiency in second language learning by bringing together empirical research from numerous linguistic domains and methodological traditions. Focusing on the dynamic nature of language use, the volume explores diverse manifestations of high-level second language Spanish,... full description
February 2021. x, 512 pp.
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Advances in Interdisciplinary Language Policy

Edited by François Grin, László Marácz and Nike K. Pokorn

This book stems from the joint effort of 25 research teams across Europe, representing a dozen disciplines from the social sciences and humanities, resulting in a radically novel perspective to the challenges of multilingualism in Europe. The various concepts and tools brought to bear on multilingualism are... full description
January 2022. xxvi, 570 pp.
SCL 108
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Advances in Sign Language Corpus Linguistics

Edited by Ella Wehrmeyer

This collected volume showcases cutting-edge research in the rapidly developing area of sign language corpus linguistics in various sign language contexts across the globe. Each chapter provides a detailed account of particular national corpora and methodological considerations in their construction. Part 1 focuses on... full description
Expected March 2023. xxii, 389 pp.
BCT 116
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Aptitude-Treatment Interaction in Second Language Learning

Edited by Robert M. DeKeyser

This volume brings together seven empirical studies about aptitude-treatment interactions (ATI), i.e., about how (second language) learners with different aptitudes match or don’t match with different educational treatments; and aptitude-testing interactions, i.e., about how learners with different aptitudes perform... full description
April 2021. v, 202 pp.
Z 231
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The Art and Architecture of Academic Writing

Patricia Prinz and Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir

This book is a bridge to confident academic writing for advanced non-native English users. It emphasizes depth over breadth through mastery of core writing competencies and strategies which apply to most academic disciplines and genres. Tailored to students in EMI programs, the content was piloted and revised during a... full description
September 2021. x, 299 pp.
SCL 102
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Beyond Concordance Lines

Corpora in language education

Edited by Pascual Pérez-Paredes and Geraldine Mark

In over 30 years of data-driven learning (DDL) research, there has been a growing sophistication in the ways we collect, analyse, and put corpus data to use. This volume takes a three-fold perspective on DDL. It first looks at DDL and its role in informing language learning theory and how it might shed light on the... full description
December 2021. ix, 255 pp.
BPA 15
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Bilingualism, Language Development and Processing across the Lifespan

Julia Herschensohn

How does knowledge of a first or second language develop, and how is that knowledge used in real time comprehension and production of one or two languages? Language development and processing are the central topics that this book explores, initially in terms of first language(s) and then in terms of additional... full description
September 2022. xxi, 292 pp.
SCL 105
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Broadening the Spectrum of Corpus Linguistics

New approaches to variability and change

Edited by Susanne Flach and Martin Hilpert

This volume presents a snapshot of the current state of the art of research in English corpus linguistics. It contains selected papers from the 40th ICAME conference in 2019 and features contributions from experts in synchronic, diachronic, and contrastive linguistics, as well as in sociolinguistics, phonetics,... full description
November 2022. vi, 321 pp.
TiLAR 32
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Child L2 Writers

A room of their own

Amparo Lázaro-Ibarrola

Studies on L2 writing tasks with child learners have broken through several barriers in the past few years. Although long considered a solitary task, writing is now regularly done in collaborative pairs and groups as well. New and more comprehensive writing and feedback strategies have been implemented and task... full description
January 2023. xi, 236 pp.
LL&LT 54
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Complex Dynamic Systems Theory and L2 Writing Development

Edited by Gary G. Fogal and Marjolijn H. Verspoor

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... full description
June 2020. xvii, 304 pp.
SCL 104
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Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency in Learner Corpus Research

Edited by Agnieszka Leńko-Szymańska and Sandra Götz

This volume illustrates the high potential of learner corpus investigations for research into the CAF triad by presenting eleven original learner corpus-based studies which are set within solid theoretical frameworks, examine learner corpora with state-of-the-art analytical techniques and yield highly interesting... full description
December 2022. vi, 327 pp.
CAL 30
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Constructions in Contact 2

Language change, multilingual practices, and additional language acquisition

Edited by Hans C. Boas and Steffen Höder

The last few years have seen a steadily increasing interest in constructional approaches to language contact. This volume builds on previous constructionist work, in particular Diasystematic Construction Grammar (DCxG) and the volume Constructions in Contact (2018) and extends its methodology and insights in three... full description
June 2021. vii, 437 pp.
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Consumable Reading and Children's Literature

Food, taste and material interactions

Ilgım Veryeri Alaca

Consumable Reading and Children's Literature explores how multisensory experiences enhance early childhood literacy practices through material and sensory interactions. Embodied engagements that focus on the gustatory experience and, in particular, the sense of taste are investigated by studying food-related... full description
July 2022. xvii, 260 pp.
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Contested Languages

The hidden multilingualism of Europe

Edited by Marco Tamburelli and Mauro Tosco

This is the first volume entirely dedicated to contested languages. While generally listed in international language atlases, contested languages usually fall through the cracks of research: excluded from the literature on minority languages and treated as mere ensembles of geographically defined varieties by... full description
January 2021. vi, 271 pp.
SCL 103
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Corpus-based Approaches to Register Variation

Edited by Elena Seoane and Douglas Biber

As the first collective volume to focus exclusively on corpus-based approaches to register variation, this book provides an exhaustive account of the range and depth of possibilities that the domain of register variation in English has to offer. It illustrates register variation analysis in different theoretical... full description
December 2021. xi, 341 pp.
LAL 40
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Creative Writing Across the Curriculum

Meaningful literacy for college writers across disciplines, languages, and identities

Justin Nicholes

Situated among fields (applied linguistics, creative writing studies, writing studies), this book empirically explores the language of writers in contexts of learning externalized in literary genres. At its core, this book features linguistic and thematic analysis of the writing and reflections of adults who... full description
November 2022. xvii, 225 pp.
BPA 16
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Cross-language Influences in Bilingual Processing and Second Language Acquisition

Edited by Irina Elgort, Anna Siyanova-Chanturia and Marc Brysbaert

A great majority of people around the world know more than one language. So, how does knowing one language affect the learning and use of additional languages? The question of cross-language influences is the focus of this book. Do bilinguals hear, understand, and produce language and meaning differently because of... full description
Expected April 2023. vi, 319 pp. + index
LL&LT 53
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Cross-theoretical Explorations of Interlocutors and their Individual Differences

Edited by Laura Gurzynski-Weiss

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... full description
January 2020. xii, 270 pp.
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Defining with Simple Vocabulary in English Dictionaries

Mariusz Piotr Kamiński

This book investigates an important but under-researched aspect of dictionary making: the use of a controlled vocabulary in definitions. The main concern of the author is the role of a definition vocabulary in how foreign learners understand and perceive dictionary definitions. The author takes the reader through a... full description
April 2021. xv, 326 pp.
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Developmental Profiles in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Theoretical and methodological implications

Silvia Silleresi

This book presents the current state of knowledge and recent advances on three topics in research on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): the (debated) existence of profiles of abilities, the role of bilingualism, and the impact of interactive technologies. It includes six chapters that cover: a review of morphosyntactic... full description
February 2023. xxi, 265 pp.
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Dynamic Variation in Second Language Acquisition

A language processing perspective

Bronwen Patricia Dyson

Dynamic Variation in Second Language Acquisition makes a cutting-edge contribution to knowledge about how second language learners develop their second language. Drawing comprehensively on Processability Theory’s theoretical understanding that individual variation dynamically interacts with ordered stages of language... full description
August 2021. xv, 274 pp.
P&bns 328
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Email Pragmatics and Second Language Learners

Edited by Maria Economidou-Kogetsidis, Milica Savić and Nicola Halenko

This is the first edited collection focusing exclusively on how second language users interpret and engage with the processes of email writing. With chapters written by an international array of scholars, the present volume is dedicated to furthering the study of the growing field of L2 email pragmatics and addresses... full description
October 2021. vii, 258 pp.
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English Pronunciation Instruction

Research-based insights

Edited by Anastazija Kirkova-Naskova, Alice Henderson and Jonás Fouz-González

English Pronunciation Instruction: Research-based insights presents recent research on L2 English pronunciation including pedagogical implications and applications, and seeks to bridge the gulf between pronunciation research and teaching practice. The volume’s 15 chapters cover a range of aspects that are central to... full description
October 2021. xix, 388 pp.
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Ethnographies of Academic Writing Research

Theory, methods, and interpretation

Edited by Ignacio Guillén-Galve and Ana Bocanegra-Valle

This book illustrates the use of ethnography as an analytical approach to investigate academic writing, and provides critical insights into how academic writing research can benefit from the use of ethnographic methods. Throughout its six theoretical and practice-oriented studies, together with the introductory... full description
October 2021. xi, 162 pp.
BCT 121
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The Evolution of Pronunciation Teaching and Research

25 years of intelligibility, comprehensibility, and accentedness

Edited by John M. Levis, Tracey M. Derwing and Murray J. Munro

Inspired by Murray Munro and Tracey Derwing’s 1995 seminal study of intelligibility, comprehensibility, and accentedness, this book revisits the insights of their original research and presents subsequent studies extending this work to new ways of understanding second language speech. By rejecting the nativeness... full description
June 2022. v, 234 pp.
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Generative SLA in the Age of Minimalism

Features, interfaces, and beyond

Edited by Tania Leal, Elena Shimanskaya and Casilde A. Isabelli

This volume brings together empirical studies and keynote addresses presented at the 15th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition conference hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno in 2019. The studies selected for the volume reflect how the latest developments in generative syntactic theory and... full description
August 2022. vii, 318 pp.
Z 232
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Grammar of Spoken and Written English

Douglas Biber, Stig Johansson, Geoffrey N. Leech, Susan Conrad and Edward Finegan

The completely redesigned Grammar of Spoken and Written English is a comprehensive corpus-based reference grammar. GSWE describes the structural characteristics of grammatical constructions in English, as do other reference grammars. But GSWE is unique in that it gives equal attention to describing the patterns of... full description
November 2021. xxxv, 1220 pp.
Z 227
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Historical Linguistics

A cognitive grammar introduction

Margaret E. Winters

This textbook serves a dual purpose. It is, first, a comprehensive introduction to historical linguistics, intended for both undergraduate and graduate students who have taken, at the least, an introductory course in linguistics. Secondly, unlike many such textbooks, this one is based in the theoretical framework of... full description
May 2020. xvii, 241 pp.
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How to Teach an Additional Language

To task or not to task?

Kris Van den Branden

This book provides a comprehensive, research-based account of how people learn a second/foreign language and shows how classroom practice can be organised around research-based principles. In the first part, the book provides up-to-date insights into the cognitive, motivational, and emotional dimensions of learning an... full description
April 2022. xiii, 292 pp.
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Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching

Historical perspectives

Edited by Richard Smith and Tim Giesler

By adopting a historical perspective, this edited collection of papers takes a fresh look at a key concept in applied linguistics, that of innovation. A substantial introduction advocates historical re-evaluation of this notion via exploration of its rise to prominence, while the ten subsequent chapters present... full description
Expected July 2023. x, 217 pp. + index
BPA 11
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Input Processing and Processing Instruction

The acquisition of Italian and Modern Standard Arabic

Alessandro G. Benati

Input Processing is a theoretical framework on which the pedagogical paradigm called Processing Instruction is predicated. In this book, new data on the acquisition of Italian and Modern Standard Arabic are presented and analyzed within this framework. Each study in the book explores how input processing strategies... full description
September 2021. xv, 185 pp.
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Instructed Second Language Acquisition Research Methods

Edited by Laura Gurzynski-Weiss and YouJin Kim

Written for novice and established scholars alike, Instructed Second Language Acquisition Research Methods is a stand-alone research methods guide from an Instructed Second Language Acquisition (ISLA) lens. After offering foundations of conducting ISLA research, the subsequent chapters are organized by four skill... full description
December 2022. xxiv, 388 pp.
BTL 161
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Instrumentalising Foreign Language Pedagogy in Translator and Interpreter Training

Methods, goals and perspectives

Edited by Olaf Immanuel Seel, Silvia Roiss and Petra Zimmermann-González

This volume offers a wide array of cutting-edge original research on the implementation of Foreign Language Pedagogy in translator and interpreter training, a still rather unexplored field of research in Translation Studies. It is divided in two distinct sections. The first section focuses on theoretical approaches to... full description
Expected April 2023. x, 285 pp. + index
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L1 Acquisition and L2 Learning

The view from Romance

Edited by Larisa Avram, Anca Sevcenco and Veronica Tomescu

This volume includes fourteen papers on the acquisition of Romance languages, eleven of which were presented at the Romance Turn 9, held in Bucharest in September 2018. The studies offer new insights into central issues in the literature, such as syntactic complexity in both typical and impaired language settings,... full description
November 2021. vi, 380 pp.
LL&LT 58
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L2 Pragmatics in Action

Teachers, learners and the teaching-learning interaction process

Edited by Alicia Martínez-Flor, Ariadna Sánchez-Hernández and Júlia Barón

This is the first edited volume dedicated to both teachers and learners of second/foreign language (L2) pragmatics. It comprises a collection of studies that explore how teachers background and practices, and individual learners differences contribute to the teaching and learning of L2 pragmatics. Also included are... full description
Expected April 2023. xxii, 343 pp.
TiLAR 29
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Language Impairment in Multilingual Settings

LITMUS in action across Europe

Edited by Sharon Armon-Lotem and Kleanthes K. Grohmann

COST Action IS0804 “Language Impairment in a Multilingual Society: Linguistic Patterns and the Road to Assessment” aimed to profile bilingual specific language impairment (biSLI) by establishing a network for research on the linguistic and cognitive abilities of bilingual children with SLI across different migrant... full description
November 2021. vi, 333 pp.
LL&LT 57
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Language Teacher Development in Digital Contexts

Edited by Hayriye Kayi-Aydar and Jonathon Reinhardt

This volume demonstrates how various methodologies and tools have been used to analyze the multidimensional, dynamic, and complex nature of identities and professional development of language teachers in digital contexts that have not been adequately examined before. It therefore offers new understandings and... full description
January 2022. x, 196 pp.
SCL 106
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Language and Characterisation in Television Series

A corpus-informed approach to the construction of social identity in the media

Monika Bednarek

This book explores how language is used to create characters in fictional television series. To do so, it draws on multiple case studies from the United States and Australia. Brought together in this book for the first time, these case studies constitute more than the sum of their parts. They highlight different... full description
March 2023. xii, 265 pp.
LL&LT 55
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Languaging in Language Learning and Teaching

A collection of empirical studies

Edited by Wataru Suzuki and Neomy Storch

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... full description
August 2020. vii, 313 pp.
Z 233
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Measuring Native-Speaker Vocabulary Size

I.S.P. Nation and Averil Coxhead

Estimating native-speaker vocabulary size is important for guiding interventions to support native-speaker vocabulary growth and for setting goals for learners of English as a foreign language. Unfortunately, the measurement of native-speaker vocabulary size has been one of the most methodologically contentious areas... full description
February 2021. xiii, 160 pp.
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Methods in Study Abroad Research

Past, present, and future

Edited by Carmen Pérez-Vidal and Cristina Sanz

Study abroad research has become an established area of inquiry with theoretical impact and methodological sophistication. The field has incorporated the different approaches and methodological changes that have characterized SLA scholarship, including technological advances and new designs. The present volume... full description
February 2023. ix, 393 pp.
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Pedagogical Realities of Implementing Task-Based Language Teaching

Rosemary Erlam and Constanza Tolosa

This book documents how teachers, working in school foreign language learning contexts and teaching beginner learners of languages other than English, learn about and use tasks. It first presents a pedagogically researched account of how teachers learn about, design and evaluate tasks, after being introduced to TBLT... full description
February 2022. ix, 282 pp.
P&bns 332
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A Pragmatic Approach to Fluency and Disfluency in Learner Language

Cofluencies as sites of accountability, sequentiality, and multimodality

Maximiliane Frobenius

This monograph presents analyses of filled and unfilled pauses, cut-offs, repair, discourse markers and other phenomena often referred to as disfluencies in the context of advanced language learners' PowerPoint presentations. It adopts a multimodal perspective to demonstrate the functions of these elements in... full description
November 2022. ix, 260 pp.
BPA 12
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Prediction in Second Language Processing and Learning

Edited by Edith Kaan and Theres Grüter

There is ample evidence that language users, including second-language (L2) users, can predict upcoming information during listening and reading. Yet it is still unclear when, how, and why language users engage in prediction, and what the relation is between prediction and learning. This volume presents a collection... full description
September 2021. xiii, 234 pp.
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Processability and Language Acquisition in the Asia-Pacific Region

Edited by Satomi Kawaguchi, Bruno Di Biase and Yumiko Yamaguchi

This PALART volume makes an original addition to the Series as it opens a stimulating window on the Asia-Pacific region of the world by bringing together a great deal of empirical and theoretical new work in Second Language Acquisition within the Processability Theory (PT) framework. Readers will be pleasantly... full description
February 2023. vii, 309 pp.
Z 229
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Professional Development in Applied Linguistics

A guide to success for graduate students and early career faculty

Edited by Luke Plonsky

Success in academia requires more than an understanding of discipline-specific literature and an ability to teach and do research. It is also necessary to develop an understanding of a range of professionally-oriented skills such as how to identify and apply to doctoral programs, how to make the most of conferences,... full description
July 2020. vi, 204 pp.
BCT 117
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Psycholinguistic Approaches to Production and Comprehension in Bilingual Adults and Children

Edited by Leigh B. Fernandez, Kalliopi Katsika, Maialen Iraola Azpiroz and Shanley E.M. Allen

How do production and comprehension processes interact in the bilingual brain during language interaction? Most experimental and theoretical research in psycholinguistics to date has focused on investigating the mechanisms that underlie language production and language comprehension separately. Only recently have... full description
July 2021. vi, 272 pp.
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Research Methods in Vocabulary Studies

Philip Durrant, Anna Siyanova-Chanturia, Benjamin Kremmel and Suhad Sonbul

Understanding vocabulary and its role in language learning is one of the central tasks of applied linguistic research. It is also an area that has seen, and continues to see, huge progress in terms of the complexity and diversity of work being done. While this makes for a rich and exciting research scene, it can also... full description
September 2022. xv, 325 pp.
SiBil 62
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Research on Second Language Processing and Processing Instruction

Studies in honor of Bill VanPatten

Edited by Michael J. Leeser, Gregory D. Keating and Wynne Wong

This volume consists of a well-integrated collection of original research articles and theoretical/overview papers on second language (L2) input processing. The primary contributors are former students of Bill VanPatten from the past three decades, and the collection of articles is intended as a tribute to his career... full description
March 2021. viii, 359 pp.
BPA 14
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Second Language Acquisition Theory

The legacy of Professor Michael H. Long

Edited by Alessandro G. Benati and John W. Schwieter

Professor Michael H. Long (1945-2021) was one of the most influential scholars in the field of second language acquisition. This volume presents a set of chapters that honour some of his key contributions in language teaching and learning. Following a bibliometric analysis of the impact of his research to the field,... full description
August 2022. xxiv, 276 pp.
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Sociolinguistic Variation and Language Acquisition across the Lifespan

Edited by Anna Ghimenton, Aurélie Nardy and Jean-Pierre Chevrot

This volume provides a broad coverage of the intersection of sociolinguistic variation and language acquisition. Favoured by the current scientific context where interdisciplinarity is particularly encouraged, the chapters bring to light the complementarity between the social and cognitive approaches to language... full description
August 2021. vi, 319 pp.
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Study Abroad and the Second Language Acquisition of Sociolinguistic Variation in Spanish

Edited by Sara L. Zahler, Avizia Y. Long and Bret Linford

This volume offers a comprehensive snapshot of the breadth of empirical research currently being conducted on the second language acquisition of sociolinguistic variation in Spanish during study abroad. Research on this topic spans diverse methodological approaches, types of programs, linguistic structures, and... full description
Expected July 2023. xix, 371 pp. + index
TiLAR 31
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Syntactic Priming in Language Acquisition

Representations, mechanisms and applications

Edited by Katherine Messenger

Syntactic priming is a naturally-occurring psycholinguistic phenomenon that has been used as an experimental manipulation to great effect: over the last 20 years, syntactic priming research with children of different backgrounds has added to our understanding of the mechanisms and stages of syntactic development and... full description
September 2022. viii, 226 pp.
BCT 115
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Teaching, Learning and Scaffolding in CLIL Science Classrooms

Edited by Yuen Yi Lo and Angel M.Y. Lin

This edited volume presents a collection of empirical studies examining the teaching and learning processes in science classrooms in Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) contexts. It is a timely contribution to the rapidly growing body of CLIL research in response to scholars’ consistent calls for more... full description
May 2021. v, 183 pp.
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Theoretical Perspectives on Terminology

Explaining terms, concepts and specialized knowledge

Edited by Pamela Faber and Marie-Claude L'Homme

The aim of this volume is to provide an overview of different theoretical perspectives on Terminology, from Wüster to other initiatives that have emerged since the beginning of the 1990s. The volume also covers important topics which have significantly influenced Terminology and its evolution. These include variation,... full description
June 2022. vii, 598 pp.
BPA 13
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Understanding L2 Proficiency

Theoretical and meta-analytic investigations

Edited by Eun Hee Jeon and Yo In'nami

This edited volume is a collection of theoretical and empirical overviews of second language (L2) proficiency based on four skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Each skill is reviewed in terms of how it has been conceptualized, measured, and studied over the years in relation to relevant (sub-)... full description
August 2022. xi, 388 pp.
SiBil 64
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Understanding Language and Cognition through Bilingualism

In honor of Ellen Bialystok

Edited by Gigi Luk, John A.E. Anderson and John G. Grundy

Bilingualism is a ubiquitous global phenomenon. Beyond being a language experience, bilingualism also entails a social experience, and it interacts with development and learning, with cognitive and neural consequences across the lifespan. The authors of this volume are world renowned experts across several... full description
Expected July 2023. vi, 371 pp.+ index
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Variation in Second and Heritage Languages

Crosslinguistic perspectives

Edited by Robert Bayley, Dennis R. Preston and Xiaoshi Li

Variationist work in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) began in the mid 1970s and steadily progressed during the 1980s. Much of it was reviewed along with newer approaches in Bayley and Preston 1996 (B&P), heavily devoted to VARBRUL analyses that exposed the variability in developing interlanguages and placed... full description
July 2022. xx, 365 pp.
Z 228
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Visual Linguistics with R

A practical introduction to quantitative Interactional Linguistics

Christoph Rühlemann

This book is a textbook on R, a programming language and environment for statistical analysis and visualization. Its primary aim is to introduce R as a research instrument in quantitative Interactional Linguistics. Focusing on visualization in R, the book presents original case studies on conversational... full description
July 2020. ix, 258 pp.
LL&LT 56
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Writing and Language Learning

Advancing research agendas

Edited by Rosa M. Manchón

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... full description
November 2020. vii, 432 pp.