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Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Author: Colin Baker, Wayne E. Wright | Paperback | 9781783097203

The sixth edition of this bestselling textbook has been substantially revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in the 21st century. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and societal levels.…

Willingness to Communicate in Instructed Second Language Acquisition Combining a Macro- and Micro-Perspective

Author: Anna Mystkowska-Wiertelak, Miroslaw Pawlak | Hardback | 9781783097166

This book offers a comprehensive account of individual differences variables as well as contextual factors that impinge on second language learners’ willingness to communicate (WTC). Firstly, it adopts a macro-perspective on WTC, which entails an attempt to identify variables that are related to WTC, taking into account the specifi…

The Assessment of Emergent Bilinguals Supporting English Language Learners

Author: Kate Mahoney | Paperback | 9781783097258

This textbook is a comprehensive introduction to the assessment of students in K-12 schools who use two or more languages in their daily life: English Language Learners (ELLs), or Emergent Bilinguals. The book includes a thorough examination of the policy, history and assessment/measurement issues that educators should understand in orde…

English Teaching and Evangelical Mission The Case of Lighthouse School

Author: Bill Johnston | Paperback | 9781783097067

Debates about the place of mission work in English Language Teaching continue to rage, and yet full-length studies of what really happens at the intersection of ELT and evangelical Christianity are rare. In this book, Johnston conducts a detailed ethnography of an evangelical language school in Poland, looking at its Bible-based curricul…

Future Research Directions for Applied Linguistics

Edited by: Simone E. Pfenninger, Judit Navracsics | Paperback | 9781783097111

This edited volume provides an overview of current thinking and directions for further research in applied linguistics by bringing together in a single volume a range of perspectives regarding original research agendas and innovative methodological approaches. It focuses not only on the challenges that applied linguistics researchers hav…

Preparing Teachers to Teach English as an International Language

Edited by: Aya Matsuda | Paperback | 9781783097012

This book explores ways to prepare teachers to teach English as an International Language (EIL) and provides theoretically-grounded models for EIL-informed teacher education. The volume includes two chapters that present a theoretical approach and principles in EIL teacher education, followed by a collection of descriptions of field-test…

Second Language Pronunciation Assessment Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Edited by: Talia Isaacs, Pavel Trofimovich | Paperback | 9781783096831

This book is open access under a CC BY licence. It spans the areas of assessment, second language acquisition (SLA) and pronunciation and examines topical issues and challenges that relate to formal and informal assessments of second language (L2) speech in classroom, research and real-world contexts.…

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Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism: 6th Edition

This month we are very excited to be publishing the 6th edition of our international bestseller, Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism by Colin Baker and Wayne E. Wright. In this post we interview Colin and Wayne about where it all started, the collaborative process and what the future holds for Foundations… Q1: Colin, how does it feel to be […]

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