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Mapping Applied Linguistics : A Guide for Students and Practitioners (Paperback) (Christopher J. Hall &
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Mapping Applied Linguistics: A guide for students and practitioners, 2nd edition provides a newly updated, wide-ranging introduction to the full scope of applied linguistics. This innovative book maps the diverse and constantly expanding range of theories, methods and issues faced by students and practitioners around the world, integrating both sociocultural and cognitive perspectives. Practically oriented and ideally suited to students new to the discipline, Mapping Applied Linguistics provides in-depth coverage of:
- multilingualism, language variation and global Englishes
- literacy, language teaching and bilingual education
- discourse analysis
- language policy and planning
- lexicography and translation
- language pathology and forensic linguistics
The new Second Edition features contemporary examples of global applied linguistics research and practice, and includes updated further reading and new fieldwork suggestions for each chapter. The Companion Website provides a wealth of additional learning material, including links to the latest online resources.
This book is essential reading for students studying applied linguistics, TESOL, general linguistics and language and literacy education at the advanced undergraduate or master’s degree level. It also provides a gateway forpractitioners and specialists seeking to better understand the wider scope of their work.