Tools for Researching Vocabulary (Second Language Acquisition #105) (Paperback)

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Tools for Researching Vocabulary (Second Language Acquisition #105) (Paperback)


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This book introduces an innovative collection of easy-to-use computer programs that have been developed to measure and model vocabulary knowledge. It aims to help second language acquisition researchers explore some new instruments for L2 vocabulary research, providing examples of how the tools might be used in real research projects.

Paul Meara is Emeritus Professor, Swansea University, UK and a leading scholar in the field of vocabulary acquisition. He has published extensively in this area and has held many positions of responsibility including Chair of the British Association for Applied Linguistics. He was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of Chartered Institute of Linguists in 2010 and was elected to the UK Academy of Social Sciences in 2011. Imma Miralpeix obtained her PhD from the University of Barcelona, Spain where she is Lecturer and Researcher. Her main research interests include second language vocabulary acquisition, especially lexical development and assessment, and multilingualism. She is the author of several publications in these areas and has taken part in different funded projects on second language learning and teaching.
Product Details ISBN: 9781783096459
ISBN-10: 1783096454
Publisher: Multilingual Matters Limited
Publication Date: November 1st, 2016
Pages: 280
Language: English
Series: Second Language Acquisition