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- DescriptionMapping Applied Linguistics: A Guide for Students and Practitioners provides an innovative and wide-ranging introduction to the full scope of applied linguistics.
- Author BiographyChristopher J. Hall is a University Teaching Fellow and Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Languages and Linguistics at York St John University in the UK, close to where he was born. He teaches and conducts research in the areas of World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca and Second Language Acquisition, with particular emphasis on lexical development and use. After obtaining his PhD in Linguistics at the University of Southern California in 1987, he worked for many years at the University of the Americas (UDLA) in Puebla, Mexico, where he coordinated the MA programme in Second Language Teaching, chaired the Department of Languages and conducted research on multilingual vocabulary development. He is the author of Morphology and Mind (Routledge, 1992) and An Introduction to Language and Linguistics. Breaking the Language Spell (Continuum, 2005). Patrick H. Smith is Associate Professor of Literacy/Biliteracy at The University of Texas at El Paso in the US. He conducts research, writes and teaches about the language and literacy practices of multilingual families, communities and schools, with emphasis on the literacies of Mexico and the US-Mexico borderlands. After obtaining his MA in TESOL at the School for International Training and PhD in Language, Reading & Culture at the University of Arizona, he taught applied linguistics for many years at the University of the Americas (UDLA) in Puebla, Mexico. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters published in English and Spanish, and is the co-author of Key Decisions in US History: A Participatory Approach (1997). His new book, to be published by Routledge in Spring 2011, is Mapping Applied Linguistics. A Guide for Students and Practitioners, co-authored with Christopher J. Hall and Rachel Wicaksono. Rachel Wicaksono is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Programme for the MA in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) at York St John University in the UK. She conducts research, writes and lectures in the areas of TESOL, English as a Lingua Franca, classroom language, mixed language group work and the internationalisation of UK universities. She is currently researching, with colleagues at York St John and Suzhou University of Science and Technology, teachers' attitudes to varieties of English. Rachel has taught, trained teachers, inspected and managed language (and technology) programmes and schools in Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Japan, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Sweden and the UK. She is the author of Mapping Applied Linguistics: A Guide for Students and Practitioners, co-authored with Patrick H. Smith and Christopher J. Hall, published by Routledge in 2011.
- Author(s)Christopher J. Hall,Patrick H. Smith,Rachel Wicaksono
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication16/02/2011
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note51 black & white halftones, 23 black & white line drawings
- Weight1020 g
- Width174 mm
- Height246 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsPaper over boards
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