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Where Is It?: Dolphin Readers Level 1
Where Is It?: Dolphin Readers Level 1Dolphins are interactive graded readers specially designed to make developing language skills fun for younger learners.
Full-colour illustrations and cross-curricular content stimulate students' interest and maintain their attention, while carefully graded English introduces them to new language points in an entertaining context.
Integrated activities for every page of story text encourage students to practise newly acquired language skills.
Tags: language, skills, students, graded, activities
Exploring Second Language Classroom Research

Exploring Second Language Classroom ResearchExploring Second Language Classroom Research

Exploring Second Language Classroom Research is a comprehensive introductory manual for beginning and advanced researchers. Authored by two leading experts in the field, the text explores research traditions and processes. The text is illustrated with a variety of qualitative and quantitative data and includes tasks for reflection and application.
Tags: Exploring, Classroom, Research, Second, Language
Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English Learners
Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English LearnersThis book is the ideal source for teaching oral language, reading, writing, and the content areas in English to K-12 English learners. In an approach unlike most other books in the field, Reading, Writing, and Learning in ESL looks at contemporary language acquisition theory as it relates to instruction and provides detailed suggestions and methods for motivating, involving, and teaching English language learners.
Praised for its strong research base, engaging style, and inclusion of specific teaching ideas, the book offers thorough coverage of oral language, reading, writing, and academic content area instruction in English for K-12 English learners.
Tags: English, language, learners, teaching, Learning
Children with Specific Language Impairment
Children with Specific Language ImpairmentChildren with specific language impairment (SLI) show a significant deficit in spoken language that cannot be attributed to neurological damage, hearing impairment, or intellectual disability. More prevalent than autism and at least as prevalent as dyslexia, SLI affects approximately seven percent of all children; it is longstanding, with adverse effects on academic, social, and (eventually) economic standing.
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Advanced Learner's English Dictionary CD-ROM 2006
Advanced Learner's English Dictionary CDROM 2006Advanced Learner's English Dictionary CDROM 2006 Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary offers detailed treatment of today's language. Based on the evidence from the Bank of English corpus, which now contains over 524 million words, the fifth edition contains the most important new words and meanings which have come into the language over the past two years, as well as thousands of new, updated examples, taken directly from the corpus.
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Second Language Acquisition: An Introductory Course (4th Edition)

Second Language Acquisition: An Introductory Course (4th Edition)Second Language Acquisition: An Introductory Course (4th Edition)

Now in a fourth edition, this bestselling introductory textbook remains the cornerstone volume for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). Its chapters have been fully updated, and reorganized where appropriate, to provide a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the field and its related disciplines. To reflect current developments, new sections on using learner corpora, semantics and morphosyntax (within formal approaches to SLA), sociocultural approaches, gesture, priming research, and chaos theory have been added. Students will also find expanded discussions of heritage language learning, bilingualism, pragmatics, and much more.

Tags: language, approaches, priming, learner, research, Edition, Course, Second
A Corpus-Driven Approach to Language Contact: Endangered Languages in a Comparative Perspective
A Corpus-Driven Approach to Language Contact: Endangered Languages in a Comparative PerspectiveThis book proposes a corpus-driven approach to language contact based on the study of endangered languages. Drawing on variationist and language contact frameworks, it presents an analysis of spoken corpora from Europe and Mexico using a combination of criteria. The aim of this approach is to establish patterns of multilingual speech prevailing in different communities and allow for crosslinguistic comparison.
Tags: contact, approach, language, communities, allow