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Research methods in second language acquisition

Alison Mackey

Research methods in second language acquisition

a practical guide

by Alison Mackey

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methodology,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Second language acquisition,
  • Language and languages

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Alison Mackey and Susan M. Gass
    SeriesGuides to research methods in language and linguistics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP118.2 .R473 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24858312M
    ISBN 109781444334265, 9781444334272
    LC Control Number2011021094


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Book Description. This volume addresses salient theoretical issues concerning the validity of research methods in second-language acquisition, and provides critical analysis of contextualized versus sentence-level production approaches.

Three Approaches to Method 2 1. Theory of second language acquisition 2 2. Applied linguistics research 3 3. Ideas and intuitions from experience 3 B. Interactions Among Approaches to Practice 4 C. What the Three Approaches Have to Say About Method 6 D. Goals of This Book: to reintroduce teachers to theory and 7Cited by:   Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition: A Practical Guideis an informative guide to research design and methodology for graduate students and scholars.

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Review "This book provides practical guidance for applied linguistic students doing SLA research. Each chapter, written by an expert in a subfield of second language acquisition (SLA), first presents a brief background review and theoretical frame-work of that area of research, then provides guide to the research methods and, finally, presents studies adopting the particular method to give 5/5(5).

The field of second language acquisition (SLA) has grown significantly in recent years. Of the 20 plus journals (in English) concerned with topics of second and foreign language (L2) learning, for example, nearly a third were established in the past 15 years.

This book provides practical guidance for applied linguistic students doing SLA research. Each chapter, written by an expert in a subfield of second language acquisition (SLA), first presents a brief background review and theoretical frame-work of that area of research, then provides guide to the research methods and, finally, presents studies adopting the particular method to give readers a /5(12).

The acquisition of second or foreign languages is studied primarily by applied linguists. People learning a second language pass through some of the same stages, including overgeneralization, as do children learning their native language.

However, people rarely become as fluent in a second language as in their native tongue. Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition: A Practical Guide, a collection of articles edited by Alison Mackey and Susan M. Gass, is intended as a guide for advanced and beginning researchers in language sciences.

The bonus with this 'how-to-do' book is its pedagogical focus, with each paper. Mackey A and Gass S (eds) () Research methods in second language acquisition: A practical guide.

Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. McDonough K and Trofimovich P () Using priming methods in second language research. New York: Routledge. I Introduction The central goal of the field of second language acquisition (SLA) is to describe and explainFile Size: 94KB.

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(A completely revised version of the book, covering both the theory and practice of L2 motivation as well as the main methods of researching it.) Table of Contents (PDF, 96 Kb) Introduction (PDF, Kb) Dörnyei, Z. Questionnaires in second language research: Construction, administration, and processing (2nd ed.).

London: Routledge. Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition: A Practical Guideis an informative guide to research design and methodology for graduate students and chapter of this volume offers background, step-by-step guidance, and relevant studies to create comprehensive coverage of each : $   The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition presents an integrated discussion of key, and sometimes controversial, issues in second language acquisition research.

Discusses the biological and cognitive underpinnings of SLA, mechanisms, processes, and constraints on SLA, the level of ultimate attainment, research methods, and the status of SLA as a cognitive science. "Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research" provides students and researchers interested in language acquisition with comprehensible and practical information on the most frequently used methods in language acquisition research.

It includes contributions on first and child/adult second language learners, language-impaired children, and on the acquisition of both spoken and Reviews: 1. Key Methods in Second Language Acquisition Research is a book written to help novice teachers and undergraduate students developing an awareness and understanding of the key methodological frameworks and processes used in second language research.

The book should also help readers generating ideas and researchable questions and adopting particular research methods and. Formal and Informal Linguistic Environments in Language Acquisition and Language Learning 40 4.

The Domain of the Conscious Grammar: The Morpheme Studies 51 5. The Role of the First Language in Second Language Acquisition 64 6. The Neurological Correlates of Language Acquisition: Current Research.

This landmark volume provides a broad-based, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research into second language teaching and learning.

Fifty-seven chapters are organized in eight thematic sections: *social contexts of second language learning; *research methodologies in second-language learning, acquisition, and teaching;Cited by: Get this from a library.

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Duff, P. ( a). Case study research in applied linguistics. New York, NY: Erlbaum/Taylor & Francis. This book focuses on case studies in applied linguistics research dealing with language learners (since the volume is in a series on research methods in second language acquisition).Cited by: IV.

Research Method Used The oral interview has been widely used as a research tool especially in psychology and applied linguistics. It has been used by second language acquisition researchers seeking data on stages and processes of acquisition(7). Obviously, the research method I used is the one of interview, both of the child and his Size: KB.

Qualitative Research Methods for Second Language Education: A Coursebook is a ready-made coursebook for both students and teachers in the second language department. The book stems from my desire to make a practical yet complete resource book for learning qualitative research methods.

Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research provides students and researchers interested in language acquisition with comprehensible and practical information on the most frequently used methods in language acquisition research. It includes contributions on first and child/adult second language learners, language-impaired children, and on the acquisition of both Pages: Alison Mackey is a Kenneth W.

Mildenberger Prize-winning linguist who specializes in applied linguistics, second language acquisition and research methodology. She is currently a professor in the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown research focuses on applied linguistics and research : Kenneth W.

Mildenberger Prize (). The redesigned fourth edition of Second Language Acquisition retains the features that students found useful in the current edition but also provides new pedagogical tools that encourage students to reflect upon the experiences of second language learners.

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