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By Carol A. Chapelle

This ground-breaking reference paintings, to be had on-line or as a 10-volume print set, is a accomplished source masking the hugely diversified box of utilized linguistics.
- Brings jointly ancient and rising parts of study inside utilized linguistics
- Combines person entries starting from 1,500 to 4,000 phrases, with longer, essay-style contributions giving a close review of key advancements and ideas
- contains over 1,100 entries written by means of a world crew of students from over forty countries
- Covers 27 key parts of the sphere, together with Language studying and educating, Bilingual and Multilingual schooling, overview and checking out, Corpus Linguistics, dialog research, Discourse, Cognitive moment Language Acquisition, Language coverage and making plans, Literacy, and know-how and Language
- good points over two hundred entries at the philosophy and historical past of utilized linguistics and biographies of key utilized linguists
- perfect for college students, lecturers, researchers, and practitioners within the interdisciplinary box of utilized linguistics

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Entries include descriptions of the knowledge pertaining to the formal study of an additional language—one that is developed after the home language. The problem of learning nonprimary languages is a challenge for people worldwide, who tackle it for a wide variety of reasons. Area editor Lourdes Ortega defined the entries in this area to include research aimed at better understanding of both learning (from the student’s perspective) and teaching (from the teacher’s perspective). Whereas language learning and teaching are concerned with language study, the entries in the bilingual and multilingual education area cover issues concerning the use of two or more languages for instruction across subject areas.

Creating Areas The Encyclopedia is composed of 27 topic areas, each of which was developed by an area editor or area editors with the appropriate expertise to identify the specific topics and perspectives relevant to applied linguists. Throughout these topic areas, the entries reflect domains of language problems and practice in the following: (a) education, including second/foreign-language education and language issues as they pertain to learning school subjects; (b) society; (c) professions; (d) government, politics, and law.

Her primary research focus has been the global spread of English, its use as an international language, and its implications for pedagogy. Her work has appeared in leading journals including World Englishes, TESOL Quarterly, and Written Communication, as well as in a number of edited collections. Kim McDonough is associate professor and Canada Research Chair in Applied Linguistics at Concordia University, Canada. Her work on second language acquisition has appeared in Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Language Learning, and The Modern Language Journal.

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