January 16, 2011

Book: Making a Difference: Challenges for Applied Linguistics

From http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-218.html

Making a Difference: Challenges for Applied Linguistics
Edited by Honglin Chen and Ken Cruickshank
Published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Summary: This book presents 23 articles by key researchers exploring the ways in which applied linguistics can play a role making a difference in people's lives. It is a timely publication when access to powerful discourses is increasingly an issue for many of the world's populations. The book showcases the contribution of applied linguists working in such areas as language teaching and learning, policy development, discourse analysis, language assessment, language development and bilingualism in the UK, Asia and Australasia.

The book is aimed at teachers, teacher educators, undergraduate and postgraduate students who are working in the areas of the applied linguistics and language education, but also to anyone with an interest in language and the impact that it has on our lives.

Learn more about the book at http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-218.html

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