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Title:
Second language acquisition
Author:
Ellis, Rod.
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
x, 147 pages ; 20 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780194372121
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Book

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In the age of the global village and the world wide web, understanding the way in which people learn languages is of ever increasing importance. This book makes the essentials of this rapidly expanding area of study accessible to readers encountering it for the first time.


Author Notes

Professor Henry Widdowson is Emeritus Professor of Education, University of London, and has also been Professor of Applied Linguistics at Essex University and Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Vienna. Rod Ellis is Professor in the Department of Applied Language Studies andLinguistics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He has worked in Zambia, the UK, Japan, and the US for extended periods. He has published a number of books on second language acquisition and teacher education. He has also published EFL/ESL textbooks.