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The Handbook of Advanced Proficiency in Second Language Acquisition, Paperback / softback Book

The Handbook of Advanced Proficiency in Second Language Acquisition Paperback / softback

Edited by Paul A. Malovrh, Alessandro G. Benati

Part of the Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics series

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A comprehensive, current review of the research and approaches to advanced proficiency in second language acquisition The Handbook of Advanced Proficiency in Second Language Acquisition offers an overview of the most recent and scientific-based research concerning higher proficiency in second language acquisition (SLA).

With contributions from an international team of experts in the field, the Handbook presents several theoretical approaches to SLA and offers an examination of advanced proficiency from the viewpoint of various contexts and dimensions of second language performance.

The authors also review linguistic phenomena among advanced learners through the lens of phonology and grammar development. Comprehensive in scope, this book provides an overview of advanced proficiency grounded in socially-relevant domains of second language acquisition including discourse, reading, genre-based writing, and pragmatic competence.

The authoritative volume brings together the theoretical accounts of advanced language use combined with solid empirical research. Includes contributions from an international collection of noted scholars in the field of second language acquisitionOffers a variety of theoretical approaches to SLAContains information on the most recent empirical research that contributes to an understanding of SLADescribes performance phenomena according to multiple approaches to SLA Written for scholars, students and linguists, The Handbook of Advanced Proficiency in Second Language Acquisition is a comprehensive text that offers the most recent developments in the study of advanced proficiency in the acquisition of a second language.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 608 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: linguistics
  • ISBN: 9781119261629

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