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Immersion Education

by Pádraig Ó Duibhir Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

The body of research in this volume offers a detailed account of the success of young immersion learners of Irish in becoming competent speakers of the minority language. Taking account of in-class and out-of-class...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new 'code', not least that...


Implementing the Information Literacy Framework

by Janice J. Baskin, Dave Harmeyer & Trudi E. Jacobson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 15, 2018)

Implementing the Information Literacy Framework: A Practical Guide for Librarians is written with three types of people in mind: librarians, classroom educators, and students. This book and its website address...


The Psychology of Red and Yellow

by Henry Havelock Ellis Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

Among all colors, the most poignantly emotional tone undoubtedly belongs to red... In all parts of the world red is symbolical of joyous emotion. Often, either alone or in association with yellow, occasionally...


The Psychology of Joking

by John Hughlings Jackson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

Punning is well worthy of the psychologist's attention. I seriously mean that the analysis of puns is a simple way of beginning the methodical analysis of the process of normal and abnormal mentation. This,...


The Psychology of Genius

by William Hirsch & Sully James Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

This book deals with the Psychology of Genius and the relation between Genius and Insanity.

"The psychological analysis of famous poets will show that the intellectual function is no whit less important a factor...


The Training of Dog and its Psychology

by John Monteith & Thomas Wesley Mills Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

This book deals with the training of Dog and the Psychology of the animal.

“Dogs are not filthy in their habits, but some people who keep them are, and others do not understand what is required to enable a...


Difficult Boys

by Madison J. Taylor Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

The difficult boy stands clearly differentiated in my mind from the backward-minded or irresponsible boy, although there are grounds on which they may become merged. The difficult boy, as I conceive him, is...


The Constitutive A Priori

by Arthur Sullivan Lexington Books (April 06, 2018)

The question of a priori (i.e., Can an adequate epistemology be developed without appeal to a non-empirical source of justification?) is a core issue running throughout the history of philosophy, and recent...


The Task of Philosophy in the Anthropocene

by Richard Polt & Jon Wittrock Rowman & Littlefield International (April 06, 2018)

In its early modern form, philosophy gave a decisive impetus to the science and technology that have transformed the planet and brought on the so-called Anthropocene. Can philosophy now help us understand this...


Library Teen Advisory Groups

by Diane P. Tuccillo & Joni Richards Bodart Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 05, 2018)

Teen advisory groups (TAGs) may flourish in many libraries today, but many others are newly initiating them or hoping to revitalize ones that are floundering. But even successful groups need tips and best practices...


Preschool Clues

by Deborah Reber, Angela C. Santomero & Daniel R. Anderson Touchstone (April 03, 2018)

The award-winning creator of Blue’s Clues, Super Why!, and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood shares the secret sauce behind her shows’ powerful, transformative results in the form of eleven research-based, foundational...


Faith, Hope, Love, and Justice

by Anselm K. Min, Grace Y. Kao, M. Shawn Copeland & Ingolf U. Dalferth et al. Lexington Books (March 28, 2018)

Faith, hope, and love, traditionally called theological virtues, are central to Christianity. This book renews faith, hope, and love in the context of the many contemporary challenges in many unique ways. It...


The Moral Psychology of Contempt

by Michelle Mason Rowman & Littlefield International (March 28, 2018)

The eye roll, the smirk, the unilateral lip curl. These, psychologists tell us, are typical expressions of contempt. Across cultures, such expressions manifest an emotional response to norm violations, among...


Linguistic Mysteries of Ethnonyms in Inner Asia

by Penglin Wang Lexington Books (March 28, 2018)

In Linguistic Mysteries of Ethnonyms in Inner Asia, Penglin Wang focuses on semantics as a central theme in onomastics and strives to unravel the origin and meaning of a series of influential ethnonyms such...


The Philosophical Writings of Prémontval

by Lloyd Strickland Lexington Books (March 28, 2018)

This volume contains the key philosophical writings of maverick Enlightenment philosopher André-Pierre Le Guay de Prémontval (1716-1764). Prémontval was a prolific member of the Berlin Academy of Sciences,...


Thinking Catherine Malabou

by Thomas Wormald & Isabell Dahms Rowman & Littlefield International (March 28, 2018)

This volume contributes to the growing body of literature exploring the work of contemporary French philosopher Catherine Malabou. Through its fifteen contributions, including two previously untranslated essays...


The Medical Library Association Guide to Developing Consumer Health Collections

by Claire B. Joseph Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 27, 2018)

The Medical Library Association Guide to Developing Consumer Health Collections guides both library graduate school students and seasoned librarians from academic, health sciences, and public libraries, to develop,...


The Science Communication Challenge

by Gitte Meyer Anthem Press (March 26, 2018)

‘The Science Communication Challenge’ explores and discusses the whys – as distinct from the hows – of science communication. Arguing that the dominant science communication paradigm is didactic, it...


Studying Speaking to Inform Second Language Learning

by Dr. Diana Boxer & Prof. Andrew D. Cohen Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

In a series of studies specially written for this volume, Studying Speaking to Inform Second Language Learning offers the applied linguist research on spoken interaction in second and foreign languages and provides...


Second Language Lexical Processes

by Dr. Zsolt Lengyel & Dr. Judit Navracsics Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

The book contains studies on second language lexical processes based on empirical findings by authors mostly from Central Europe. The reader may have access to how lexical items are stored in the memory and...


Input for Instructed L2 Learners

by Dr. Anna Niżegorodcew Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This book makes Relevance Theory (RT) relevant for L2 teachers and L2 teacher educators, in particular those working in foreign language teaching contexts. L2 classroom discourse data collected in seven research...


Cross-linguistic Similarity in Foreign Language Learning

by Dr. Håkan Ringbom Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This book explores the importance of cross-linguistic similarity in foreign language learning. While linguists have primarily focussed upon differences between languages, learners strive to make use of any similarities...


Investigating Tasks in Formal Language Learning

by Dr. María del Pilar García Mayo Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This book contributes to the growth of interest in task-based language learning and teaching that has been seen in recent years. It brings together research that focuses on various aspects and effects of pedagogic...


Cross-linguistic Influences in the Second Language Lexicon

by Prof. Janusz Arabski Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This volume contains a selection of papers analyzing language transfer, a phenomenon which results from language contact in bilingual and multilingual language acquisition and learning contexts. The main focus...


Early Trilingualism

by Dr. Julia D. Barnes Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

The book describes how a trilingual child in the Basque Country, where Spanish and Basque are the languages of the community, is able to successfully acquire English at home through interaction with her mother....


Studies of Fossilization in Second Language Acquisition

by Dr. ZhaoHong Han & Dr. Terence Odlin Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This volume, as a sequel to Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition by Han (2004), brings together a collection of most recent theoretical and empirical studies on fossilization, a classic problem...


Artificial Intelligence in Second Language Learning

by Prof. Marina Dodigovic Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This volume argues that adults can learn English as a second language if their typical errors are corrected systematically and in line with their preferred style of learning. The remedy designed for this purpose...


Third Language Learners

by Dr. Maria Pilar Safont Jorda Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

The book focuses on one aspect of foreign language acquisition that has not received much attention, that of the effect of bilingualism in the oral production of the English language learners. Two research areas...


Second Language Writing Systems

by Prof. Vivian Cook & Benedetta Bassetti Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

Second Language Writing Systems looks at how people learn and use a second language writing system, arguing that they are affected by characteristics of the first and second writing systems, to a certain extent...


Focus on French as a Foreign Language

by Dr. Jean-Marc Dewaele Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This book offers sharp new insights into the acquisition and use of French as a foreign language.  The authors are specialists in their particular theoretical paradigms and focus on morphology, morpho-syntax,...


Age, Accent and Experience in Second Language Acquisition

by Dr. Alene Moyer Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This work critically addresses the age debate in second language acquisition studies, presenting an in-depth study of factors that predict foreign accent. Quantitative and qualitative analyses confirm that cognitive,...


Silence in Second Language Learning

by Dr. Colette A. Granger Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

Within the complex process of second language acquisition there lies a highly variable component referred to as the silent period, during which some beginning second language learners may not willingly produce...


Age and the Acquisition of English as a Foreign Language

by Dr. María del Pilar García Mayo & María Luisa García Lecumberri Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This book provides an overview of current research on the age factor in foreign language learning, addressing issues, which are critical for language planning. It presents new research on foreign language learning...


Learning to Request in a Second Language

by Dr. Machiko Achiba Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This book examines the acquisition of requests in English by a seven- year-old Japanese girl during her 17-month residence in Australia. The study focuses on the linguistic repertoire available to the child...


Grammar Acquisition and Processing Instruction

by Dr. Alessandro Benati & Prof. James F. Lee Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

Research on Processing Instruction has so far investigated the primary effects of Processing Instruction. In this book the results of a series of experimental studies investigating possible secondary and cumulative...


Socializing Identities through Speech Style

by Prof. Haruko Minegishi Cook Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

Drawing on the perspective of language socialization and a theory of indexicality, this book explores ways in which learners of Japanese as a foreign language and their Japanese host families socialize their...


Language Learning Strategies in Independent Settings

by Stella Hurd & Tim Lewis Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

Language learning strategies have been a topic of research for roughly three decades. Broadly speaking, that research has focused on classroom tuition, predominantly at secondary level. Increasingly, however,...


Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition

by Dr. ZhaoHong Han Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This book is a systematic attempt to address the issue of fossilization in relation to a fundamental question in second language acquisition research, which is: why are learners, adults in particular, unable...


The Acquisition of Sociolinguistic Competence in a Study Abroad Context

by Prof. Vera Regan, Martin Howard & Dr. Isabelle Lemée Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This volume explores the relationship between 'study abroad' and the acquisition of 'sociolinguistic competence' - the ability to communicate in socially appropriate ways. The volume looks at language development...


Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar

by Assist. Prof. Yan-kit Ingrid Leung Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar contains nine chapters on adult third language (L3) or multilingual acquisition from the Universal Grammar (UG) perspective. A variety of languages other than...


Morphosyntactic Issues in Second Language Acquisition

by Danuta Gabrys-Barker Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

The volume consists of articles on issues relating to the morphosyntactic development of foreign language learners from different L1 backgrounds, in many cases involving languages which are typologically distant...


Foreign Language Input

by Dr. Rebekah Rast Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

Foreign Language Input: Initial Processing presents the most comprehensive study to date of the starting point of second language acquisition. Its focus is on the language input that learners receive and what...


Japan's Built-in Lexicon of English-based Loanwords

by Dr. Frank E. Daulton Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

Throughout the world, the mother tongue fundamentally affects second language acquisition. Japanese contains thousands of loanwords, many based on the most useful types of English vocabulary. This book examines...


Understanding Second Language Process

by Dr. ZhaoHong Han Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

This book assembles 11 analytical and empirical studies on the process of second language acquisition, probing a wide array of issues, from transfer appropriate processing to L2 default processing strategies,...


Third or Additional Language Acquisition

by Dr. Gessica De Angelis Multilingual Matters (March 22, 2018)

Third or Additional Language Acquisition examines research on the acquisition of languages beyond the L2 withing four main areas of inquiry: crosslinguistic influence, multilingual speech production models,...


From Sign to Symbol

by Joseph Newirth Lexington Books (March 20, 2018)

In From Sign to Symbol: Transformational Processes in Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy, and Psychology, Joseph Newirth describes the evolution of the unconscious from the psychoanalytic concept that reflected Freud’s...


Anselm of Canterbury and the Search for God

by John T. Slotemaker Fortress Academic (March 20, 2018)

This volume provides a broad interpretation of Anselm’s theological method through a study of his Monologion. The Monologion has been chosen specifically because of its rich and nuanced account of the search...


In Defense of Troublemakers

by Charlan Jeanne Nemeth Basic Books (March 20, 2018)

An eminent psychologist explains why dissent should be cherished, not feared

We've decided by consensus that consensus is good. In In Defense of Troublemakers, psychologist Charlan Jeanne Nemeth argues that this...


The Moral Psychology of Compassion

by Justin Caouette & Carolyn Price Rowman & Littlefield International (March 16, 2018)

Compassion is widely regarded as an important moral emotion – a fitting response to various cases of suffering and misfortune. Yet contemporary theorists have rarely given it sustained attention. This volume...