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    Language diversity and contact

    Gardner-Chloros, Penelope (2013) Language diversity and contact. In: Li, Wei (ed.) Applied Linguistics. Oxford, UK: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 151-171. ISBN 9781405193580.

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    Book synopsis: In this complete survey of the theories, methods, and key findings within applied linguistics, students are introduced to core research questions and the various approaches to tackling these. • Provides a comprehensive introduction to this interdisciplinary field of research and practice, dealing with practical issues of language and communication • Takes a problem-solving approach, introducing students to key research questions and guiding them through the various ways of tackling these • Features additional study aids throughout, including chapter outlines, learning objectives, key terms, research questions and answers, study questions, and recommended further readings • Enables students to identify every-day language and communication issues, and to draw on their own personal experiences • Edited by a leading figure in the field, heading up an experienced and interdisciplinary team of contributors from the renowned department of applied linguistics at Birkbeck College, University of London -- resulting in unique combination of knowledge, skills, and strength from scholars who teach and research together


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Applied Linguistics and Communication (to 2020)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2014 13:03
    Last Modified: 19 Dec 2014 13:03


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