An Introduction to Applied Linguistics

An Introduction to Applied Linguistics : From Practice to Theory

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In this work, the author aims to show that applied linguistics is better understood by doing it than studying or reading about it. Beginning with the history and definitions of applied linguistics, he then looks at the full spectrum of "institutional" and "non-institutional" uses of language, spanning not only language learning and teaching but also language as a socio-psychological phenomenon.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 154.4 x 234.2 x 15.2mm | 313.52g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748612580
  • 9780748612581
  • 1,772,942

About Alan Davies

Alan Davies is Emeritus Professor and Honorary Fellow in the department of applied linguistics at the University of Edinburgh.show more

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