Issues In Applied Linguistics (Cambridge Introduction To Applied Linguistics)

Authors: Michael McCarthy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: applied, linguistics, introduction, cambridge, issues
Pages: 184
Published: 2001-02-26
Language: English
Category: Education, Nonfiction,
ISBN-10: 0521584876     ISBN-13: 9780521584876
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: 66.00 USD
This book, by one of the leading figures in applied linguistics, provides a wide-ranging and comprehensive treatment of the major issues. Its six chapters take the reader through the major tenets and debates in the field and are essential reading for anyone involved in applied linguistics and language teaching today. It outlines the historical roots of the field and its major developments over the years, and examines current issues such as language modelling and the analysis of discourse. While not neglecting theory, the book takes a practical approach and language teachers, as well as university level students, will find it a useful read.

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