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Title Psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives on second language learning and teaching : studies in honor of Waldemar Marton / Krystyna Droździał-Szelest, Mirosław Pawlak, editors
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Second language learning and teaching, 2193-7648
Second language learning and teaching.
Contents Theoretical Considerations. Foreign Language Didactics Encounters Cognitive Science / Maria Dakowska -- Only Connect: The Interface Debate in Second Language Acquisition / Michael Sharwood Smith -- Teaching English as an International Language: Problems and Research Questions / Maria Wysocka -- Metaphor in Language Education / Hanna Komorowska -- Dual Focus on Language and Content as an Issue in L2/FL Reading Development / Halina Chodkiewicz -- Research Projects. Inhibitory Control, Working Memory and L2 Interaction / Susan M. Gass, Jennifer N. Behney, Baburhan Uzum -- Second Language Learners' Processing of Idiomatic Expressions: Does Compositionality Matter? / Anna B. Cieślicka -- The Relationship Between Impulsive/Reflective Cognitive Style and Success in Grammar Acquisition in English as a Foreign Language / Anna Michońska-Stadnik -- The Appeal of the Teaching Method in the Postmethod Era: The Motivation of Adult EFL Course Participants / Anna Niżegorodcew -- The Folk Linguistics of Language Teaching and Learning / Michael D. Pasquale, Dennis R. Preston -- Classroom Applications. Methods in Language Teaching: Do We Still Need Them? / Krystyna Droździał-Szelest -- Principles of Instructed Language Learning Revisited: Guidelines for Effective Grammar Teaching in the Foreign Language Classroom / Mirosław Pawlak -- Using Simulations to Develop Intercultural Communication Competence in an EFL Methodology Seminar / Teresa Siek-Piskozub -- Metalinguistic Relativity and the Personal Pronoun Paradigm / Roger Berry
Summary The volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of key issues in second language learning and teaching, adopting as a point of reference both psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives. The papers included in the collection, which have been contributed by leading specialists in the field from Poland and abroad, touch upon important theoretical issues, report latest research findings and offer guidelines for classroom practice. The range of topics covered and the inclusion of concrete pedagogic proposals ensures that the book will be of interest to a wide audience, not only SLA specialists, but also methodologists, material designers, undergraduate and graduate students, and practitioners
Analysis Linguistics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Psycholinguistics.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Drozdział-Szelest, Krystyna.
Pawlak, Mirosław.
ISBN 3642235468
3642235476 (electronic bk.)
9783642235474 (electronic bk.)