Psychology for Language Learning: Insights from Research, Theory and Practice

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Offering a timely snapshot of current theory and research in the field of psychology in foreign language learning, this book is accessible to both specialists and non-specialists. Each chapter focuses on a different psychological construct and provides an overview of current thinking in the area drawing on insights from educational psychology.
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NEIL J ANDERSON Professor of Linguistics and English Language at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA ANDREW D. COHEN Professor in phased retirement in the Program in Second Language Studies, University of Minnesota, USA LUCY COOKER Lecturer at the University of Nottingham, UK JEAN-MARC DEWAELE Professor of Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism at Birkbeck, University of London, UK JOSEPH FALOUT Assistant Professor at Nihon University, Japan YOSHIFUMI FUKADA Associate Professor in the Department of International Studies at Meisei University, Japan TETSUYA FUKUDA Associate Professor at Yamano College, Japan TAMMY GREGERSEN Professor of TESOL at the University of Northern Iowa, USA CAROL GRIFFITHS currently working as Teacher Trainer at Yeditepe University in Istanbul, Turkey PEI-HSUAN (PEGGY) HSIEH Education Specialist at the University of Texas Medical School, Houston, USA PETER MACINTYRE Professor of Psychology at Cape Breton University, Canada NAOKO MORITA Lecturer at Simon Fraser University, Canada TIM MURPHEY Professor at Kanda University of International Studies, Japan RICHARD PEMBERTON Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham, UK EMA USHIODA Associate Professor in ELT and Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick, UK LINDY WOODROW Senior Lecturer in TESOL in at the University of Sydney, Australia TOMOKO YASHIMA Professor of Applied Linguistics and Intercultural Communication at Kansai University, Japan
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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Jul 24, 2012
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Pages
265
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ISBN
9781137032829
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / General
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Language Arts
Language Arts & Disciplines / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Psycholinguistics
Language Arts & Disciplines / Study & Teaching
Literary Criticism / General
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