Principle and Practice in Applied Linguistics
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Principle and Practice in Applied Linguistics : Studies in Honour of H. G. Widdowson

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Studies in honour of H G Widdowson. Principle and Practice in Applied Linguistics provides a comprehensive overview of the many and diverse areas in applied linguistics today. The papers range from second language acquisition to discourse analysis, corpus lingustics, and classroom practice; together they emphasize the reciprocal relationship of principle and practice, and the interdisciplinary nature of applied lingustics.show more

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  • Paperback | 442 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 30.5mm | 839.16g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0194421481
  • 9780194421485
  • 1,694,820

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Acknowledgements ; 1. An applied linguist in principle and practice ; Guy Cook and Barbara Seidlhofer ; 2. Teacher professionalism and research ; Christopher Brumfit ; 3. The applied linguist and the foreign language teacher: can they talk to each other? ; Claire Kramsch ; 4. Concept and conduct in language pedagogy ; N S Prabhu ; 5. Appraising second language acquisition theory in relation to language pedagogy ; Rod Ellis ; 6. Analysability, accessibility, and ability for use ; Peter Skehan ; 7. Situational context, variation, and second language acquisition theory ; Elaine Tarone and Guo-Qiang Liu ; 8. Three functions of output in second language learning ; Merrill Swain ; 9. Proficiency or the native speaker: what are we trying to achieve in ELT? ; Alan Davies ; 10. Grammar and lexis in communicative competence ; Heikki Nyyssoonen ; 11. Cultural meaning and rhetorical styles: toward a framework for Contrastive Rhetoric ; Yamuna Kachru ; 12. The paralinguistics of reference: representation in reported discourse ; George Yule ; 13. Grammar in discourse: attitude and deniability ; Rob Batstone ; 14. Field-guides in strange tongues: a workshop for Henry Widdowson ; John M Swales ; 15. Explorations in applied linguistics 3: forensic stylistics ; Malcolm Coulthard ; 16. Corpus evidence for norms of lexical collocation ; Michael Stubbs ; 17. Corpora in language pedagogy: matching theory and practice ; Guy Aston ; 18. Transcultural creativity in world Englishes and literary canons ; Braj B Kachru ; 19. An approach to the teaching and learning of poetry in Nigeria ; Joseph O Bisong ; 20. Discourse and creativity: bridging the gap between language and literature ; Ronald Carter and Michael McCarthy ; 21. The impact of the Army Specialized Training Program: a reconsideration ; Bernard Spolsky ; 22. 'Reading with a suspicious eye': Critical reading in the foreign language classroom ; Catherine Wallace ; 23. What is this class about? Topic formulation in an L1 reading comprehension classroom ; Luiz Paulo da Moita Lopes ; 24. Discourse analysis and the teaching of listening ; Marianne Celce-Murcia ; Notes on the contributors ; Bibliography ; Indexshow more

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