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Author Davies, Alan, 1931 February 17-

Title An introduction to applied linguistics : from practice to theory / Alan Davies.

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007.

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Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 199 pages).
Series Edinburgh textbooks in applied linguistics
Edinburgh textbooks in applied linguistics.
Note Previous edition: 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-193) and index.
Summary This Second Edition of the foundational textbook An Introduction to Applied Linguistics provides a state-of-the-art account of contemporary applied linguistics. The kinds of language problems of interest to applied linguists are discussed and a distinction drawn between the different research approach taken by theoretical linguists and by applied linguists to what seem to be the same problems. Professor Davies describes a variety of projects which illustrate the interests of the field and highlight the marriage it offers between practical experience and theoretical understanding. The increasin.
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Contents Series Editors' Preface; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: History and 'definitions'; Chapter 2: Doing being applied linguists: the importance of experience; Chapter 3: Language and language practices; Chapter 4: Applied linguistics and language learning/teaching; Chapter 5: Applied linguistics and language use; Chapter 6: The professionalising of applied linguists; Chapter 7: Applied linguistics: no 'bookish theoric'; Chapter 8: The applied linguistics challenge; Glossary; Exercises; References; Index.
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Subject Applied linguistics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Davies, Alan, Ph. D. Introduction to applied linguistics. 2nd ed. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007 0748633545 0748633553 (OCoLC)137221766
ISBN 9780748633562 (electronic bk.)
0748633561 (electronic bk.)
9780748633548 (hbk.)
0748633545 (hbk.)
0748633553 (pbk.)
9780748633555 (pbk.)